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Oct 12

How to Prune Just About Everything: A Comprehensive Guide 

  This is a surprisingly comprehensive pruning guide put out by none other than eBay. Certainly, they’re product linking to different pruning items, but they have a specific guide for each kind of shrub, bush or tree that may need pruning. I say this as my husband is walking around the back yard with a …

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Sep 29

14 of the best (and worst) garden investments

As I try to envision order and beauty in my currently overgrown, unkempt yard, I find myself reading gardening articles like this one more often. I think there is a lot of sound advice here. Advice hard to argue with. And I think at the end of the day, I am simply going to have …

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Sep 18

25 bulbs for the best-ever spring  

When I first started a garden I just bought everything that appealed to me: Annuals, perennials, grasses, and bulbs, and went planting willy nilly. It actually didn’t turn out all that bad, but now that I know better, I can appreciate that a little planning and understanding can go a long way. This article is …

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Aug 24

How to Attract Toads to the Garden 

I’m in full blown gardening mode, folks! Naturally, I want to find out as much as I can before I start planning or make decisions. This article just crossed my path, and piqued my interest. I never would have even thought about the possibility of attracting toads, but I love the idea! They eat bugs …

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Aug 24

10 Cheap Landscaping Ideas 

We took stock of our soon-to-be back yard today, and presently, it is about a tenth of an acre of overgrown lawn and weed with only a few raised beds here and there with nothing notable in them to speak of. I’m trying desperately to create a vision for what we want, but I need …

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Aug 10

Meet MowBot: Husqvarna’s Automower Robotic Lawnmower

If you have a sizable lawn like we once had, you either own an expensive ride-on mower, or hire someone to cut your grass every other week or two. The automatic lawn mower you see above is actually not a new concept. They’ve been around for 20 years, just poorly marketed! They’re not cheap, but …

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Aug 04

Gardening Calendar: What to do in August

If you’ve got a green thumb, you might already have it together in the scheduling department. But some of us could always use a friendly refresher on what to prioritize in the garden. This UK gardener gives a short and sweet check list of things you should remember to do at the end of summer. …

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Jul 30

Front Yard Landscaping Ideas to Try Now Before It’s Too Late

Your front yard is the first thing any new visitor to your property sees and  it says a lot about you and your household. Neglected or just plain boring landscapes devalue the house itself and bring down the views (and value) of your neighborhood. It takes patience to properly landscape and requires foresight. We would …

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Jul 08

13 Lawn Mowing Tips for a Healthy Lawn

I will readily admit it, I am not a fan of manicured lawns. More importantly, I’m not a fan of the extensive maintenance, waste of time, money, water, as well as the pollution their upkeep causes… However, I know folks out there love their lawns… (Even if they never use them for their intended purpose, …

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Jul 05

How to Irrigate Your Garden With Laundry Grey Water

  If the sight and maintenance of a rain water collection system to irrigate your garden is not for you, then this laundry to landscape irrigation system might be the perfect way to save water and never have to water your plants again. Although there may be a lot of work up front, this is …

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