December 15, 2018
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How To Get Kids Gardening

September 7, 2018 0

Gardening is a great hands-on spring activity that little ones tend to enjoy for a number of reasons. Gardening for kids can be a fun activity; kids are obsessed with soil, mud and all manner [more]

How to Plant a New Lawn Over an Old Lawn
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How to Plant a New Lawn Over an Old Lawn

August 20, 2018 0

If your lawn is in dire condition filled with weeds or just patchy and unhealthy looking then you will want to fix it in the easiest and fastest way possible. However it isn’t just a [more]

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Best Flowers for Pots on Porch or Deck

July 6, 2018 0

Whether you want to plant flowers in pots on the porch or decking area you need to be careful about which varieties you choose. Not all flowers will fair well in this environment. A porch [more]

How to Get Rid of a Lawn Full Of Weeds
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How to Get Rid of a Lawn Full Of Weeds

July 5, 2018 0

Lawn care is, for the most part, a relaxing and beneficial activity. However, when you are faced with a lawn full of weeds it can fast become a daunting and stressful task when you don’t [more]

When to Fertilize Your Lawn
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When to Fertilize Your Lawn

July 4, 2018 0

We all love a beautiful lawn but harsh weather and overuse can sometimes leave the soil lacking in much-needed nutrients. So when should you feed the lawn to ensure the grass stays lush and healthy? [more]

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Winter Gardening for Beginners

June 20, 2018 0

The summer is ending and you have to say goodbye to those lovely blooming flowers and tasty vegetables. Or do you? Gardening in the winter is not only possible but very rewarding. There are cold-hardy [more]

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How to Plant Annuals in the Ground

June 18, 2018 0

Annuals are a great colorful way to brighten up any garden landscape. But now that you’ve decided to plant annuals in your garden how do you plant them? Planting annuals in the ground is a fairly easy [more]

Best Way to Protect Plants from Frost
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Best Way to Protect Plants from Frost

June 14, 2018 0

One of the biggest worries for gardeners in the spring is the threat of fluctuating temperatures that lead to frost that can harm or even kill plants. Here’s what you need to know to protect [more]

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How to Use a Greenhouse In Winter

June 13, 2018 0

A greenhouse is a great way to grow produce in the summer that would not normally grow in your climate zone. But, how can you use it in the winter to maintain your produce growth? [more]

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When Is the Best Time to Dethatch Your Lawn

June 11, 2018 0

So the winter has passed and the sunny days have once again graced your garden. But there’s a problem, thatch build-up. It’s time to dig out the dethacher. The best time to dethach your lawn [more]

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Best Time To Aerate And Overseed Lawn

June 10, 2018 0

Aeration is an often overlooked part of lawn care, especially with residential users who care for their own lawns. Even people who understand that they need to aerate don’t really fully understand what it is [more]

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How to Grow Vegetables At Home in Pots

June 7, 2018 0

Most people who are new to the idea of urban agriculture tend to think growing vegetables is only available to people with a garden or an allotment but this is simply not true. There are [more]

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How to Aerate a Lawn by Hand

June 5, 2018 0

Over time the turf on your lawn can become compacted and/or filled with thatch. When this happens much needed water, oxygen and nutrients are stopped from reaching the roots of your grass and plants (if [more]

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Snow Blower Buyer’s Guide

June 3, 2018 0

As I write this post the sun is splitting the heavens and warm sunshine is streaming through my open window. It’s a glorious summer day but as I was clearing out my garage earlier I [more]

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How To Cut Grass Without a Lawnmower

May 31, 2018 0

Ok, so the grass on your lawn is looking like it needs a trim but your trusty 20-year-old lawn mower has given up the fight and refuses to start. What do you do? Don’t worry [more]

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How to Get Rid of Ant Hills in the Lawn

May 30, 2018 0

There is nothing more annoying to a gardener or lawn lover than discovering an ant colony has taken up residence in a beautifully manicured lawn. For the most part ants themselves pose no real problem [more]

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How to Use a Weber Charcoal Grill

May 28, 2018 0

If you are new to barbecuing, or just new to using a Weber grill, you may feel a little dismayed to discover the grill comes without instructions. At least that was the way I felt [more]

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Best Way to Aerate a Lawn

May 21, 2018 0

Most home owners know the lawn care basics of mowing, seeding, fertilizing and watering, but many forget the importance of aeration. If you want to create and maintain a lawn that stands out in the [more]

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How To Garden Safely When You’re A Senior

June 23, 2017 0

Gardening is a great outdoor activity for people of all ages, especially seniors. Not only does it have lots of benefits for your physical health, it’s also great at improving your mental health. Practicing gardening [more]

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