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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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The Best Uses for Topsoil and Garden Soil

Sometime, we need to add more soil to our landscape, like when we’re building a raised bed or leveling a spot in our yard. When it’s time to buy it, it’s hard to know which kind we need. Here’s a guide to distinguishing topsoil from garden soil, and how to choose the best one for your project!

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Spring Flowering Trees & Shrubs

When walking through the neighborhood or taking a drive, notice how many spring blooming trees and shrubs catch your eye. You probably have a spot in mind where one will fit in your yard. Here are a few choices that work well in suburban landscapes.

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How to Care for Fruit Trees

In order to have the best quality fruit, similar to what you would find at a grocery store, you will want to treat your fruit trees. there are a few different products you should apply to your trees throughout the year, so that your tree remains healthy and produces quality fruit.

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Lilac Basics for Beginners

Get a jump on spring flowers with early blooming lilacs that flower about two to three weeks before common lilacs bloom. The pink-red buds of Marie Frances lilac open to a soft, pinkish white beginning in late April to early May. 

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Create a Pretty Backyard without Planting

A backyard is so much more than the perennials and trees. You can create a sensory oasis without digging or planting, but by creating enticing pathways, creative edges, adding fountains, and more. Here’s a list of DIY ideas to bring your backyard to life!

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How to build a Rock Garden

In a rock garden, rocks are not merely part of the hardscape but bring unique beauty of their own to the garden. They’re another element you can blend in with your flowers.

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