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To Prune or Not to Prune

To Prune or Not to Prune

 No matter how much you water and fertilize your trees and shrubs, the day will come when they need to be pruned. Pruning is done for shaping, to remove spent branches, to encourage flowering and new growth and to remove infected limbs. It is also done to improve air circulation […]

by × July 20, 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 × September 24, 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 […]

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Best Grass Seed and Growing Grass Fast

Best Grass Seed and Growing Grass Fast

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 × October 15, 2017 × 8 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 × September 30, 2017 × 0 comments

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Top 20 DIY Gardening Projects

Top 20 DIY Gardening Projects

  We work hard in our gardens – planning, planting and caring for everything in it. It only makes sense that our garden should reflect a bit of our personality and style! DIY gardening projects are a great way to bring some extra life and uniqueness to your garden, creating […]

by × July 20, 2017 × 5 comments

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Best Fertilizer For Grass

Best Fertilizer For Grass

It can get a bit tricky with all the different fertilizers on the market and everyone giving different advice on when to use it. Rest assure this article on the best fertilizer for grass will guide you in the right direction. Forget what you’ve been told in the past and click here to read about the best fertilizer and how to use it.

by × July 20, 2017 × 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 × July 20, 2017 × 0 comments

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The excitement of watering flowers !

GARDENING WITH KIDS

  IT’S PRICELESS TO SEE THE EXCITEMENT on my 6 year old  Alexis and Madison’s faces when a vegetable emerges, or a flower blooms that wasn’t there the day before.  Whether you’re growing flowers or vegetables, the cycle from beginning to end can be pretty amazing. This is our first year […]

by × July 20, 2017 × 8 comments

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GARDEN PESTS

GARDEN PESTS

Have you noticed that bugs are eating some of the flowers and vegetables that you planted? If so, you are more than likely thinking about treating their presence with pesticides. You probably don’t know that the pesticides you treat your garden pests with will also kill the insects that are beneficial […]

by × September 30, 2017 × 4 comments