Livening Up An Old Lawn

Did you know that even lawns get old and worn out? The options offer a spectrum of things you can do to liven up a tired lawn, ranging from minimal with short-term benefit to a lot of work with long-term results. How Do Lawns Age? Lawns have a lifespan and the average lawn ideally lives […]

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Native Ornamental Grasses

The appeal of native ornamental grass is not just visual, it’s also highly practical. If you desire something for your landscape or garden that is simple and beautiful but doesn’t require much maintenance, consider this great option. Native (Meet the locals) There are many types of ornamental grasses you can grow, but the benefit of […]

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Planning Window Boxes

Window boxes are a great way to spice up your house, as well as add a personal, fun touch to the look of your landscape. There are so many different types of window boxes- and they don’t have to just be on windows! They work great on any deck or porch railings and will add […]

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Companion Planting

Having companions to do life with can be mutually beneficial whether you’re a human, a weasel or yes, even a vegetable. Did you know plants have “friends?!” Friends help each other. Some people bring out different things in us. When we are with friends, it is easier to keep our enemies at bay. In general, […]

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Advantages of Raised Beds

We raise lots of things in our lives – our hands, our kids, our voices, the flag, the “bar,” our garage doors (and hopefully our bosses raise our salaries) – but in the garden, raising your beds is one the most productive things you can do. A raised bed is not a planter. Planters have […]

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5 Veggies for a Foodie Garden

Whether you are a seasoned foodie or only half-baked, we’ve got some ideas brewing for you to think about as you cook up some plans this winter for your 2014 garden. The term “foodie” is a modern, more-friendly term for “gourmet” or “Epicurean,” and encompasses people who truly love food so much they eat for […]

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