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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. …

13 Great Plants for a Full Shade Location

Most plants need plenty of sunshine and water to grow. Some plants grow well in partial shade and even less plants will thrive in a full shade environment. If …

5 Quick & Easy Ways to Build Raised Bed Gardens

If you’re curious about growing your own produce but are put off by the effort this seems to require, or think you need a big garden to make it worth your …

10 Plants for a Great Smelling Garden

Plants are the all-natural way to create the sweet scents that make a garden more enjoyable. The following plants can help transform a garden into more …