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Urban Gardening – Greening a Small Space

_So you love plants and you appreciate greenery. But you live in an apartment building or townhome and do not have yard space for a garden. Well, a trend that has been in place for a while now is urban … Continue reading

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Gardening with Lines and Shapes

Especially in winter, and even in summer, we expect our garden to be colorful. Color, of  course, is simply one part of the garden equation. Shapes and forms can make your garden and lawn more dynamic…from very large, towering trees, … Continue reading

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Adding Color to the Winter Landscape

During the winter months, the landscape can get pretty bleak. Your yard and your neighbors’ yards don’t look as colorful. But it is interesting to consider the various plants that do stay green all winter long. Planting this spring or … Continue reading

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Winter Gardening

The art of winter gardening dates back to the 17th and 18th centuries when European nobility would construct large conservatories to house tropical and subtropical plants.  The conservatory would act as an extension of their living space. Many would be … Continue reading

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Gardening for a dry summer – Drought Resistant choices

Worried about getting low amounts of rain this summer? Maybe you despise dragging out the garden hose. Well, we can give you some tips for having a garden that can handle the heat – and dry soil. Let’s start by … Continue reading

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SEASONAL VS. ANNUAL FLOWERS – beautifying your garden

Now that the summer sun has arrived and you may be doing some planting in your lawn and garden, it is very important to know the difference between the types of flowers that you are looking to buy. This article … Continue reading

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Improving the look and feel of your home – Curb appeal

Maybe you are planning to sell your home. Or maybe you are just tired of the same look when you pull in the driveway. You can give your home a fresh look – a “facelift” if you will, without spending … Continue reading

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Sun or Shade – which plants to use: Part Two

In Part 1 of this series, we talked about the best plantings for shady areas. If you have a sunny yard, congratulations! Gardening in sunny spots is easier because of the huge variety of plants that grow well under sunny … Continue reading

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The Right Plants for Sun or Shade: Part 1 –Shade-Happy Plantings

You can make your gardening life a lot simpler by choosing the right plants for certain areas in your garden or lawn. In this two-part article we’ll cover the basics on how to choose the right plants for your garden … Continue reading

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What Causes Snow?

Every winter, we watch our once green grass wither and turn brown and all the leaves fall off our shrubs. When we look out our window at our lawn, it does not look very pretty. That is—until the first snowfall.  … Continue reading

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