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Safe Ice Melt For Plants

Safe Ice Melt For Plants

Safe Ice Melt For Plants Its that time of year that so many dread. Especially so many gardeners. The cold, icy and snow filled season that’s a drag for many gardeners. One question that I come across frequently is “What is a safe ice melt for plants?” There are several […]

by × January 11, 2017 × 2 comments

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Fall Fertilizing Tips From The Pros

Fall Fertilizing Tips From The Pros

Are you looking for for fall fertilizing tips, or wondering if you should even bother this late in the year?  The fall is a crucial time to feed your lawn because it gives the roots the strength needed to survive and grow strong in the spring. Here are some top […]

by × February 23, 2017 × 4 comments

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GARDENING WITH POPPIES

GARDENING WITH POPPIES

Poppies are brightly-colored flowers, belonging to the botanical family Papaveraceae. There are annual, biennial, and perennial species, but all re-seed themselves prolifically year after year making them particularly easy to grow. There are many easy to grow plants if you take the time to research and learn little. Tillandsias are […]

by × September 25, 2016 × 0 comments

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TILLANDSIAS

TILLANDSIAS

  Air Plants  which are known to many as Tillandsias may be the easiest and carefree plant to own. Although these plants grow in the air without any soil they still need water to flourish. Air plants are Epiphytes, which mean that they have a host ( like a home) […]

by × January 9, 2017 × 2 comments

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Growing Veggies & More Indoors

Growing Veggies & More Indoors

Though practical in any climate, growing your own vegetables indoors in New England between the frosts is a necessity if you wish to maintain a connection to your food. Indoor gardens produce year round with care, and help you continue to place fresh, homegrown nutrition on your plate no matter […]

by × March 16, 2017 × 4 comments

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Putting Your Garden to Bed

Putting Your Garden to Bed

 With fall in our midst and in full swing in many parts of the world, it is time to get the gardens cleaned up before the snow is upon us.  People all too often leave the garden cleanup until spring, but fall is the ideal time. Not only is it […]

by × September 25, 2016 × 1 comment

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GROW GRASS FAST WITH THE BEST SEED

GROW GRASS FAST WITH THE BEST SEED

Learn how to grow grass fast with some of the best grass seed on the market. Find out why so many people fail when trying to grow grass, and learn how you can have the lawn you always wanted in this eye opening grass growing guide.

by × June 3, 2017 × 6 comments

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NATURAL POISON IVY TREATMENT

NATURAL POISON IVY TREATMENT

For those who have had the misfortune of coming into contact with poison ivy, it’s an experience you would just as soon forget. The contributing factor from the mild to severe reaction is an oil within the plant called urushiol . The more of your skin that comes into contact […]

by × October 23, 2016 × 0 comments

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ORGANIC FUNGICIDE

ORGANIC FUNGICIDE

       IT’S NO SECRET  that this is my first year growing an organic garden. In the past I didn’t think twice about using harmful chemicals to control problems in my garden. I even used them to feed my flowers and vegetables. I realize now,  years later,  that there are […]

by × March 16, 2017 × 0 comments

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Annuals Anyone ?

Annuals Anyone ?

It’s almost that time! Time to plant hundreds and hundreds of 5” pots.  In my line of work I go through what some might call a ridiculous number of annual flowers and a waste of money each year. A yearly budget of over $6000.00 that is ripped out and thrown in the […]

by × October 9, 2016 × 4 comments