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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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How to Enrich Your Soil

May 8th, 2013

Taking steps to enrich your soil is important at any time of year, whether spring is just beginning or you're in the middle of a summer heat wave. Few plants and trees will survive when planted in low-mineral ground, and while some soil is naturally healthy, other areas may need work. Read more to learn how to care for your soil and improve the state of your...

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Tips to Grow and Maintain Wildflowers in Your Yard

May 2nd, 2013

When spring is finally in the air and the world is slowly but surely turning green, it is certainly one of the most exciting times of the year for home gardeners. While you may have already planted your bulbs in the fall and have your flowerbeds planning out, there are a few areas of your yard that could still use some attention. If you're looking for a unique challenge that...

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6 Tips for Improving Your Green Thumb

April 18th, 2013

With the arrival of spring, you're likely thinking of ways that you can instantly improve your outdoor surroundings. However, this can be challenging if you've never considered yourself to have a green thumb. After all, it takes more than a shovel and soil to create the garden of your dreams!Whether you have a large area of land to tackle or your yard is only several square...

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Spring Yard Care Tips That Will Help Your Lawn Flourish

April 12th, 2013

Warmer temperatures are becoming the norm throughout the U.S. as spring sets in, and for many homeowners, this is the time of year when they begin to take a closer look at their outdoor spaces to beautify them for the coming seasons. The early spring is the best time to tackle lawn care, and there are a series of small jobs you'll need to perform to ensure that your lawn...

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What to Plant in Early Spring

March 25th, 2013

It may seem odd to think about gardening when there's still snow on the ground, but it's never too soon to plan your plants for the early spring! Here are some of the best vegetables to grow when the weather starts to turn.The optimal time to plant vegetables varies from a month before the final frost to as soon as the soil is soft enough to be worked. Take extra care of your...

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