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Proper Mulching is One of the Best Things You Can do for Your Plants

Mulching is one of the best things you can do for your plants if done right, but too much or improperly installed mulch can be a real problem. The Problem with …

Proper Planting Instructions for Trees and Shrubs

If I had a dollar for all the improperly planted trees I have seen over the years, I would be rich! First, dig the hole as deep as the root ball and at least …

New Search App Offers Unbiased Results

Nichols Publishing Company, the publishers of Garden & Greenhouse and NUGL have entered a partnership that offers a new technology to the greenhouse and …

The Many Benefits of Autumn Leaves

It won’t be long before the leaves begin to fall and cover our yards and gardens. But you don’t necessarily need to put them all in a burn pile or …

Dianthus Wakes Up Any Landscape

Dianthus, also known as Carnation or Sweet William and sometimes known as Pink, blooms heavily in the spring, on into the summer and if you deadhead them …

Healthy Landscaping with Organic Fertilizer

Organic lawn care means different things to different people. Some people see organic lawn care as simply using natural and organic materials while completely …

Garden Maintenance and DIY Safety Tips for Winter

Most DIY work done outside the home and in the garden is easier to complete in pleasant weather. But that doesn’t mean that when the winter rolls around that …

5 Unique Ways to Build Raised Garden Beds

Gardening is a popular pastime for many people. Raising your own fresh produce saves money and is a fun hobby. Each year, there are new products and ideas when …

Repairing a Drought Damaged Lawn

Repairing a drought damaged lawn is fairly easy to do. People say to me; “I don’t water my lawn during the summer, I just let it go dormant.  It will come …

The Golden Curls Willow

The Golden Curls Willow, Salix matsudana tortuosa also called Corkscrew Willow by some, is a fun and interesting tree with an elegant and graceful appearance. …