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8 Unique Gardening Tips You May Not Know

April 4th, 2014

The warm weather is a great time to do a little gardening, and if you've got a green thumb, then hopefully you've been taking full advantage of the lovely weather that the season has to offer. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or just starting out, chances are you could use some tips. When it comes to gardening, there's always more to learn, and experts...

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How To Start Your Own Rose Garden

March 8th, 2014

Planting roses will do more than just make your garden attractive and fragrant. Roses can also be used in sachets, tea, beauty products, gift wrap, candies and more. Here are some tips on how to successfully plant a rose garden. Choose a species There are several things to keep in mind when deciding what kind of rose to buy. First, consider what climate you plan to plant...

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The Health Benefits of Houseplants for Home or Office

January 3rd, 2014

People like to keep plants around. They're vibrant, beautiful, interesting and provide us with something to cultivate and care for, even in environments where pets or non-human creatures aren't allowed. They brighten up offices and make homes feel more lived-in, and some of them make rooms smell better.Plants have a number of innatepurposes, though, apart from just looking...

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Best Vegetables for Winter Gardening

January 2nd, 2014

There are many types of indoor growing ecosystems to choose from, and each is suited to a different lineup of plants. Shallow window trellises, for instance, are best suited for hanging plants or those with vines, while deeper table pots are better for vegetables that require more significant rooting systems, like radishes and carrots.The best indoor vegetable varieties for...

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When and How to Transplant Poinsettias

December 11th, 2013

Whether receiving a poinsettia as a gift from a co-worker or buying one yourself while shopping for a wreath, these leafy plants add color and vibrancy to the drab winter weather during the holidays.Often used for Christmas-themed flower arrangements, poinsettias are botanically known as members of the Euphorbiaceae, or Spurge, family of flora. According to The Poinsettia...

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What Can You Plant in the Summer?

July 31st, 2013

Do you love gardening? If so, you must love when the weather gets warm and you can spend hours planting and tending to your garden. Of course, any seasoned gardener knows that certain things need to be planted during different seasons. Still unsure what you're going to plant this summer? Consider some of these following herbs, vegetables and even flowers that you can plant...

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Get Your Kids Excited About Gardening

July 11th, 2013

Do you love gardening in the spring and summer, but find it hard to get a moment away from your kids so you can engage in your pastime? If you answered "yes," you shouldn't be trying to figure out how to garden without your kids, but rather how to get them excited about gardening with you. While you may feel as though there's no way that you can get your kids...

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3 Ways to Give Your Lawn Some TLC This Year

June 17th, 2013

How many times have you found yourself putting endless hours into your lawn only to see it turn brown before the end of the summer? Many people dream of having lush, green landscapes in their backyard, but achieving this is easier said than done. Whether you have an ample amount of space to maintain or you're just trying to keep one patch of grass from burning, here...

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4 Ways to Maintain Roses in Your Yard

June 17th, 2013

If you love roses, you're not alone! For many people, this is the flower of choice when it comes to decorating their yards and gardens with plants. However, roses can be finicky, and without proper care, they can falter sooner than you'd like. Here are some key pointers to keep in mind as you look to plant roses that bloom all spring long.1. Choose the...

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A Few Strategies for Planting Your Own Garden

May 9th, 2013

Depending on what you're aiming to start growing and where you live, there are many different methods for burying seeds in the ground. For example, certain plants grow more easily in the shade than others, according to Mother Earth News. If sunlight conditions around your garden are less than optimal, lettuce, spinach and scallions all only need about three or four hours of...

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