Recent Blog Posts

  • Caring For Your Yard in the Fall

    October 1, 2018
    The picturesque verdant lawn with accompanying garden, rife with eclectic herbs, flowers and vegetables…this is the image most elicited upon hearing the word “lawn,” but oftentimes, depending on your climate, that phase of a lawn's life cycle may only last a few months.
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  • September Garden Tips

    September 1, 2018
    The days are growing shorter and the temperatures are growing cooler, but even in September, gardening season isn't over. Well-prepared gardeners have a variety of tasks to do in late summer and early fall, and each chore will help keep the garden thriving.
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  • Powdery Mildew and How to Control It

    July 1, 2018
    Powdery mildew can seem like an intimidating hazard to your garden and landscape, but it does not have to devastate all your plants. By understanding more about this widespread disease, you can easily take steps to control it and keep powdery mildew from overwhelming your yard.
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  • How to Control Flies on the Farm

    July 1, 2018
    Fly control is an important topic around many farms. They may be small, but flies are a big problem if not addressed properly through a combination of farm management techniques and fly-control products.
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  • June Garden Tips

    June 1, 2018
    June is a great season for gardeners, and though much of the early season planting is already finished by June 1, there is much more care a garden needs throughout the month to have the best results for top produce, pungent herbs, and the most beautiful blooms.
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  • April Gardening Tips

    April 1, 2018
    It’s almost that time of the year again. April is upon us and you know what that means. It’s time to break out your tools and go to work on your garden.
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  • Indoor Vegetable Garden

    January 1, 2018
    You don't need a huge plot of land or the perfect climate to grow vegetables. It can be fun and productive to have an indoor vegetable garden, but indoor gardening is different from outdoor gardening and does take some special care.
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  • Spring Garden Guide

    March 1, 2017
    Spring is a favorite season for many gardeners, and performing the proper tasks from late winter through late spring can help you enjoy a productive, bountiful growing season. In late winter… When a few warm days arrive late in winter, it's time to start thinking about spring gardening.
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  • 2017 Garden Trends

    February 1, 2017
    Gardening is an ancient art, hobby and passion, but there is always something new to try.
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  • How to Develop a Garden Plan for the New Year

    January 15, 2017
    When the ground is frozen and covered with snow it may be impossible to work in your garden, but you can still enjoy gardening by working out a plan for what your garden will look like in the new year.
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  • July Garden Tips

    July 1, 2016
    It may seem like midsummer is a slow gardening season, but there are plenty of tasks gardeners can attend to in July to ensure a productive, healthy harvest and beautiful flowerbeds even during the hottest summer days.
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  • May Garden Tips

    May 1, 2016
    Late spring is ideal for gardening, and while May can be warmer or cooler depending on where you live and what your general climate is like, these May garden tips can help you keep your flowerbeds, lawn, vegetable garden, and containers in peak condition for fabulous foliage, perfect plants, and beautiful blooms.
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  • Don't Forget to Fertilize Your Lawn This Fall

    October 15, 2015
    Grass blades may be going dormant in late summer, but your lawn's roots are still developing and fall is the ideal time for fertilizing.
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  • Make the Most of Your Garden with Home Canning

    August 1, 2015
    The process of canning and preserving foods takes place for many reasons. For the gardener in all of us, home canning is a way to take all of the hard work that was done outside, and bring it inside.
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  • Ridding Your Garden Of Japanese Beetles Without Chemicals

    July 1, 2015
    Japanese beetles can create chaos in your lawn and garden by destroying everything in sight. While there are chemicals that can take care of the problem, you may not want them all over your veggies.
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  • Gardening With Kids

    May 15, 2015
    Gardening is a great hobby for all ages, and the younger kids start gardening, the better the chance they will develop a lifelong love of outdoor activities and fresh, healthy food.
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