The Poop Scoop: Enhance Your Soil With Good Old Manure


Given the choice, would you choose a natural, inexpensive fertilizer for your plants or a costly chemical fertilizer? Imagine if you could boost your crops’ ability to take up nutrients and water while improving the…

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Texas Gardener's December Checklist


We are fortunate to live in an area of the country where we can garden almost yearlong. Our winters are typically mild, though we can have a jagged snowfall or ice storm. While our friends…

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Fantastic Lakes Gardener's December Checklist


Hello, winter and the holiday season. Many Great Lakes gardeners are nearly too busy this past month with vacation tasks to spend time gardening. But the winter garden offers inspiration for holiday decorating, as well…

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7 Delightfully Bulbs for Your Spring Garden


As the autumn days become shorter and the weather becoming less appealing for gardening, so it’s easy to put thoughts about your backyard on hold and focus on warm, cozy winter days inside. But do…

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How to Utilize Pachysandra Responsibly from the Landscape


Pachysandra is a low-maintenance, evergreen ground cover that spreads quickly. Its leaves are a lighter shade of green than many evergreens, and it blooms with sweet, vibrant white blossoms in early spring. It is deer…

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Pacific Northwest Gardener's August Checklist


In the event the Northwest has not seen sunny skies and dry summer weather nonetheless, we will in August. This is the month once the ground begins to bake, and it’s easy to become concerned…

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Rocky Mountain Gardener: Things To Do in July


The heat is on now, as summer hits full stride in the coastal West. Warm days and evenings invite entertaining family and friends outside, so you’ll want to keep your garden looking lovely and relaxing…

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