With our rainy spring weather hitting us in full force, many of us are probably in the mindset that we don’t need to worry so much about watering our plants right now. But what happens in the middle of July or August when the summer heat really sets in? While your plants might not need… Read more >
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We all love our perennial flowers because we can get them planted and established and then they continue to bloom year after year without a ton of fuss. But what about the fruits and veggies in your garden? We spend a lot of time amending the soil, sowing seeds, watering, keeping pests (and our furry… Read more >
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Although we’ve seen plenty of rain and wind the past couple of weeks, it’s a good time to think about any changes you’d like to make to your garden before the nice weather returns in Spring and Summer. A big change that many people are starting to make is getting rid of lawn area, as… Read more >
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If you have a vegetable garden, you can probably imagine how much water you use to not only water your plants, but then wash all your fresh produce. But, this month’s Garden Hack might just change the way you do both. You only need 3 things for this: a large colander or laundry basket with… Read more >
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If you have a smaller yard to work with but want to add in some height with trees, it can be tough to find ones that won’t outgrow their space and take over. There are many deciduous and evergreen trees to choose from that will stay small, but still provided plenty of year round interest… Read more >
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