Lawn & Landscape

Invite Nature to Your Yard: How to Create a Certified Wildlife Habitat

1 Nov , 2016  

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With the continued suburbanization of the country, it’s getting harder and harder for wildlife to find a place they can…

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Composting

Recipes to Make Great Compost

24 Oct , 2016  

How to Make the Best Compost
There is an art to composting. It’s not as simple as just throwing in scraps and turning it every week. Great compost…

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Vegetable Gardening

Hydroponics 101: What You Need to Start Growing

18 Oct , 2016  

Create your own hydroponic garden
Congratulations on deciding to try a hydroponic growing system! Now that you’ve made that big decision, you’re probably…

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Vegetable Gardening

6 Simple Steps to Prepare Your Lawn for Winter

4 Oct , 2016  

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With the arrival of autumn, your lawn tends to slow the pace of its growth, meaning you have to mow less frequently. Rather…

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Fertilizers

Gardening DIY: How to Make Organic Soil

30 Sep , 2016  

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Strong, healthy plants come from quality soil, so as you prepare your garden for next year, you should think about what you…

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Vegetable Gardening

Can Pantry Moths Make Me Sick?

16 Sep , 2016  

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Discovering a pantry moth infestation in your kitchen can be a bit of a shock. What’s worse than that? Finding out that…

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Flower Gardening

What’s Eating My Plants?

20 Aug , 2016  

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Have you ever gone out to water your garden in the morning only to find holes in your plants’ leaves that weren’t…

Vegetable Gardening

The Story of Japanese Beetles (And How to Fight Them)

18 Aug , 2016  

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The Japanese beetle is a major plant pest in North America, eager to chomp through the leaves of hundreds of ornamental plants,…

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