Recent Blog Posts

  • Don't Forget to Fertilize Your Lawn This Fall

    September 1, 2017
    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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  • Caring For Your Yard in the Fall

    September 1, 2017
    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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  • What Is Bugging Your Garden?

    August 1, 2017
    Many gardeners have a love-hate relationship with the bugs in their garden. There are insects that are undeniably beneficial and great residents, as they enhance pollination, improve soil quality and defend plants against more aggressive, harmful bugs and other wildlife.
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  • Growing Hops

    June 1, 2017
    Hops is a critical crop for brewing beer, and growing your own hops can make an impressive difference in the subtle flavors, aromas and bitterness of different brews.
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  • Think Spring! Getting Your Lawn In Shape

    April 4, 2017
    As you’re looking out your window, coffee cup in hand and all you see is snow I can understand that it must be hard to think about spring and your lawn. Yet, no matter how many feet of snow are still left, you should start giving some thought about getting your lawn into shape this spring.
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  • 2017 Garden Trends

    March 1, 2017
    Gardening is an ancient art, hobby and passion, but there is always something new to try.
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  • Ice Fishing Safety Tips

    December 1, 2016
    Ice fishing is a unique and enjoyable winter activity, but it is far more dangerous than fishing in milder conditions at other times of the year. Good preparation, common sense and alertness are necessary to keep safe out on the ice.
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  • DIY Indoor Succulent Garden

    October 1, 2016
    Houseplants have many wonderful benefits – they purify the air, enhance mood and even improve focus and concentration.
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  • Planning Your Fall Annual Planting

    September 16, 2016
    The end of summer doesn't need to mean the end of beautiful flowerbeds when you carefully plan fall annuals to make the most of every bit of the gardening season. There are great plants that can help extend your gardening season and create fabulous fall flowerbeds. Why Bother With Fall Annuals?
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  • Gardening During a Drought

    August 1, 2016
    Droughts happen year after year and can be a gardener’s worse nightmare. They hurt your plants, dry up the soil, and create a negative environment in which plants have trouble growing. The most obvious affect that a drought has on your garden is the way it makes your plants look.
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