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Tag: Gardening

Posted on 11/07/2022
3 Beginner-friendly flowering annuals
When it comes to flowering plants, gardeners have the choice of annuals or perennials. Annual plants have a single-year life cycle and must be replanted again if you want them to return. Perennials, however, will grow again year after year - sometimes decades in the right conditions. While perennials might seem like the go-to for low maintenance flowers,...
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Posted on 09/26/2022
3 Secrets to starting an organic garden
Starting your own organic garden is simpler than you might expect. Organic gardening is no more expensive nor labor-intensive than other gardening methods, and it’s a great way to live sustainably. So, how do you get started with organic gardening? Mulch Mulch is the foundation of any successful organic garden. A layer of natural mulch provides many benefits,...
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Posted on 08/08/2022
What you should know about planting a wildflower garden
For gardeners who enjoy a natural aesthetic, planting a wildflower garden might seem like the well-known choice for enhancing a home landscape. Many seed companies offer instant wildflower gardens in various solutions, but it takes more work than simply scattering seeds and hoping they become wild plants. If you want to know more about wildflower gardens and whether...
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Posted on 05/09/2022
Try These 4 Houseplant Hacks
Even the most seasoned gardeners and houseplant lovers learn new things. While we might thoroughly understand the basics of plant care, every plant is different. It can get overwhelming trying to keep track of each plant’s specific needs, but luckily there are some tricks for making your life easier in caring for them. Here are some of the...
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Posted on 03/21/2022
Privacy: Plant These Shrubs to Increase Your Home's Privacy
Property owners and abutters often want to escape into the backyard to take a break. When landscapes are wide open, even the courtesy of saying hello and briefly chatting with neighbors reduces the peaceful enjoyment of the property. Homeowners who do not want to invest thousands of dollars to stare at blank wooden fences can plant shrub rows...
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Posted on 02/21/2022
Gardening to Prevent Erosion & Landslides
Landslides are caused by soil erosion and heavy rainfall. If your property has any slopes, it's important to check for signs of erosion so you can avoid the risk of causing a landslide. Here are three ways you can prevent erosion damage and landslides in your own yard: Plant Densely An abundance of deep-rooted vegetation is the best...
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Posted on 01/03/2022
3 Ways to Combine Mason Jars & Plants
Mason jars are a favorite among DIY enthusiasts and clever crafters. From storage to drinkware and everything in between, these glass jars are useful for almost anything. Gardeners and houseplant lovers also love Mason jars for their inexpensive utility. No matter what your DIY experience is, if you are interested in ways to use Mason jars in your...
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