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ENQUIRING MINDS WANT TO PLANT!

Knowledge and resources about plants and planting are so vast they can be overwhelming. The best approach is to take advantage of information based on your areas of interest and then seek the guidance of a plant professional. Your local nursery or garden center has inspired people ready to offer advice.

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Saving Fall Leaves for Compost

Saving Fall Leaves for Compost

All of those fallen leaves in your yard might be the key factor in turning your soil into that black-gold we all strive for. So don’t be so quick to clean them up and send them out to the curb with the garbage cans just yet.

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Winter Hosta Care

Winter Hosta Care

Hostas are among some of the most cherished perennials of all time, creating a lush pallet of bright greens, muted greens, chartreuse greens, variegated greens and creams, and blue greens.

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Spring Cleaning Yard

The 5 Commandments of Spring Cleaning your Landscape

After such a long, cold winter, springtime is a joy to behold. The icy, grey days are mostly finished, and green, sunny days and blue skies are emerging. The sensations of spring are always something amazing to experience. Here’s a little taste of what’s to come.

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Salt Tolerant Plants

Safe Deicers & Salt Tolerant Plants

Winter safety includes keeping walkways free of ice. Many ice melting products are not plant-friendly. Commonly used rock salt, or sodium chloride, is extremely harmful to plant material and can impact the soil health.

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Trees and Shrubs that Attract Birds

Trees and shrubs that attract birds

It takes more than a feeder and a birdbath to make your yard truly bird friendly. Birds need a complete habitat that provides food, shelter, nesting areas, and singing posts from which to defend their territories.

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Front Yard Tree Options

10 Front Yard Tree Options

When it comes to home improvement, front yard trees are the place where you really get more bang for your buck. It’s where you welcome guests, make first impressions and add some serious curb appeal (while upping your property value).

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