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Check out our collection of over 250 gardening and landscaping articles and posts. From tips and how-to’s to garden quotes and trends, we hope that you find some helpful information to make your gardening easier! We are always adding more so be sure to check back soon!

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Measuring and Correcting Your Soil’s pH

  Ever find yourself wondering why your plants aren’t growing as they should be? You dutifully water them and make sure they get enough sun; yet they seem to be going nowhere. The problem could be something you would never suspect – your soil pH. Imbalanced pH in the soil can cause even the hardiest […]

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Fall Pruning Do’s and Don’ts

Autumn is the time of year when many of us are tempted to do some serious pruning to reduce a plant’s size, remove dead wood or simply as part of the fall cleanup process. However, it’s important to know what should be pruned at this time of year, and what shouldn’t. As you’ll see, it’s […]

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Healthy Cooking with Kids: Salsa Recipe

It’s harvest season! After all that hard work, it is finally time to enjoy the fruits of your labor…literally. If children were involved in planting the garden, now is the best time to get them involved in the harvest! I have found that being involved in the planting, harvesting, and preparing of healthy, homegrown food […]

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Fall Gardening Quick Tips

As summer comes to a close in many parts of the country, it’s a good time to take note of what worked this year, what didn’t work, what you’d like to move (or toss), what you’d like to add, and so much more. It’s also time to start the tedious process of putting your garden […]

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Creating Aromatherapy Grapevine Wreaths

I just love the smell of summer. To me it means the scent of chamomile in bloom, hints of lavender, wafts of sage, the sweet sourness of lemon balm.  Herbs amaze me in so many ways. Is it weird to say I’m a bit smitten with them? To capture this coveted summertime smell and surround […]

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