Peonies offer some of the best fragrant flowers in the garden and for flower arrangements. These tips will get your herbaceous peonies ready for fall and winter so they can have the best start in the spring. Once the foliage starts to turn yellow and die back, use clean pruners to remove all of the… Read more >
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The weather is cooling down, the rain has come back, and the leaves are falling. Before the temperatures start getting too cold, it’s a good idea to take a look at what upcoming tasks you can tackle in the garden. Following these simple fall gardening tasks, will have your garden looking clean and tidy all… Read more >
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While we still have a little more time to harvest any leftover veggies, it’s a good time to start thinking about and planting cover crops. Cover crops can be planted after harvest in later summer-early fall to help improve the soil’s fertility and nutrients. They also help with soil erosion and reduce the number of… Read more >
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Once you’re done pruning and trimming in your garden, you’ll want to take care of your gardening tools as best as you can. This DIY tool cleaner will help keep the metal parts of your handheld tools clean and sharp and if you have wooden handles, the oil will keep them from drying out and… Read more >
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To keep your irrigation system functioning properly throughout the year, follow these maintenance guidelines. Familiarize yourself with your controller manual. This will help you make needed seasonal adjustments. If you notice that your system is turning on and off at the wrong times, make sure that the correct date and time is set on the… Read more >