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Why Evergreens Stay Green in Winter

March 7, 2022  |  Evergreens, Garden, Winter

Evergreens are one of the most beautiful parts of any yard or garden. 

Commonly associated with winter, Evergreens get their name from their unique ability to retain green leaves in the winter season.  

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How to Properly Clean Your Gardening Tools

February 7, 2022  |  Cleaning, Gardening Tools, Tips and Tools

From trowels to pitchforks, to rakes, and more, your tools need to be cleaned after each use. Dirt and debris can easily stick to the head of most gardening tools. Lack of proper hygiene practices can lead to loss of function.  

It is important that you rid your tools of dirt after every use and perform a deeper clean regularly.  

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How to Plan Out Your Garden Before Spring Comes

January 3, 2022  |  Cleaning, Garden, Tips and Tools

You have dreamed of a full, lush garden all your life, but each year when Spring comes you always find yourself short on time.  

There’s no secret to fostering the garden of your dreams, you just have to plan.  

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Fun Facts About Christmas Plants

December 6, 2021  |  Christmas Plants and flowers, Winter

From Poinsettias to Mistletoe, some plants are undeniably associated with Christmas. They are often plants that reach their peak beauty in the winter and convey a sense of cheer for the Christmas season. Mostly they are associated with good luck, new beginnings, and kinship.  

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The Difference Between Annuals, Perennials, and Biennials

November 8, 2021  |  Annuals, Perennials

There are three main types of flower-bearing plants: annuals, perennials, and biennials. Each type has its own commitment level, and a certain amount of planning is required for each. 

 

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Different Types of Fertilizers and Their Environmental Impact

October 4, 2021  |  Annuals, Fertilizer, Lawns, Perennials

Fertilizers for Your Garden   Gardeners often complain that they can’t keep their plants alive or that they are cursed with the “touch of death.”    While it is true that some plants do die

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