Turf Wars: Sod vs. Seed

The green, green grass of your dream lawn doesn’t have to exist only in a galaxy far, far away. If you’re fighting the battle for a beautiful lawn, you may have found yourself wondering whether seed or sod is better. The grass may look greener in your neighbor’s yard (hopefully you’re not at war with […]

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Rain Gardening

If you find yourself singing the old nursery rhyme, “Rain, rain, go away, come again another day,” because rain and stormwater does more harm than good in your garden or landscape, we have a great idea for you. When I first heard the term “rain gardening,” a picture formed immediately in my mind of collecting rain […]

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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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