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Fall Gardening: What to Do Now

Fall Gardening: What to Do Now

Fall can be a confusing time for the novice gardener. Their gardens are producing less, if any fruit and flowers are starting to look tired and leggy. The weather is cooler and it seems like the time to garden has ended . . . or has it? Fall is a Great Time to Plant!...

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How to Bring Houseplants Indoors for Winter

How to Bring Houseplants Indoors for Winter

Once the nighttime temperatures start to dip below 50 degrees it is time to move your houseplants indoors for winter. Here are 5 easy steps for success: STEP 1: Decide where your houseplants will live indoors. If you do not have adequate sunlight, invest in a grow...

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5 Easy Steps to Improve Your Lawn

5 Easy Steps to Improve Your Lawn

September is a great time to get your lawn in shape! The moderate daytime temperatures and warm soil during Fall allows grass seed to germinate quickly. By late October your newly seeded lawn will be fresh, thick and ready to survive winter. 5 Easy Steps to Improve...

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When to Plant Spring Blooming Bulbs

When to Plant Spring Blooming Bulbs

If you want a beautiful garden full of tulips, daffodils and other bulbs this spring, you must plant them now in the fall. Many bulbs require a cold period (winter) before they can produce a flower, so as you remove your summer annuals, take a moment to dig a little...

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Fall is for Planting Mums!

Fall is for Planting Mums!

Although there are many spectacular fall blooming plants, mums, or chrysanthemums are by far the most popular. Available in shades of yellow, orange, white and red, mums produce small daisy-like flowers. They bloom for several weeks and require little attention. Mums...

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Adding Colorful Plants to Your Garden

Adding Colorful Plants to Your Garden

As the landscape begins to leaf out around us and gets greener by the day, you may be looking to add some colorful plants, (other than green!) to your garden. Nothing adds color quicker, and for more of the season than planting annual flowers.   Sizing Things...

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5 Beautiful Trees to Plant Now

5 Beautiful Trees to Plant Now

Celebrate Arbor Day by planting a tree with your family this weekend. Trees provide us with an abundance of benefits: Shade from trees keep our homes cooler. Provide food, protection and a habitat for animals. Release oxygen, improving air quality. Prevent soil...

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Spring Gardening Tips

Spring Gardening Tips

Early April is the perfect time to get outdoors and prepare your landscape for the warmer days ahead. Every space from the lawn to the vegetable garden requires us to think about what each area will need well in advance. Spring is your chance to start the season off...

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