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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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Winter Plant Survival Tips

Over the years we’ve received tons of questions regarding how to care for their landscape during the winter months. See our check-list and tips below to make sure you’re getting the most out of your garden year-round.

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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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Invasive Species

Invasive trees and plants

Some other plants are not recommended for planting because they are considered invasive. Invasive plants have a tendency to spread and disrupt ecosystems in natural areas such as state and national parks and forest preserves.

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Plants Not Favored by Deer

Plants Not Favored By Deer

Deer should be discouraged immediately when they first appear. Young trees and shrubs can suffer permanent damage from deer browsing. Deer damage is usually identified by the torn or jagged appearance of branches or twigs compared to the clean-cut feeding damage caused by rabbits and squirrels.

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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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Build a Terrarium

How to Build a Terrarium

Terrariums a century-old trend of bringing nature inside during the winter, terrarium gardening has had a revival gardeners as of late and would make an excellent gift for the holidays.

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