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A Complete How To Guide For Overwintering Plants Indoors

As winter approaches and thoughts turn to sitting in snuggling up in front of a cozy fire indoors, or thoughts of snowfall increase your anxiety, there is one one last outdoor task needs to be considered; that is, overwintering plants by bringing them indoors. This is especially important for tendor plants that won't like...

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Christmas Cactus Care – The Definitive Guide

In this post we are highlighting a plant that exudes joy during the holidays with it's beautiful blooms and beautiful foliage - the Christmas cactus. We would love for you to experience their spendor. However, it's important to know the ins and outs of proper Christmas cactus care to get the most out of...

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Japanese Stiltgrass – An Invasive Plant Warning

What is japanese stiltgrass? Why it's so bad and how you can control this invasive plant before it reaks havoc with your landscape. We have the answers. Japanese stiltgrass, also known as Nepalese browntop, or just "stiltgrass" for short, is an annual grass and a very, very invasive one at that. It grows mainly...

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What Plants Do Deer Eat – Avoid These At All Costs!

Finally, our real world answer to the question, "what plants do deer eat? In addition to hostas, which are the most known, our list includes plants we know from experience to be delicacies to deer. Having beautiful gardens is a goal we all aspire to - and while there are many factors that go...

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Easy Landscaping Ideas For Beginners

If you're a beginning gardener, congratulations. You're about to enter a very fulfilling world of color and beauty and we want to start you out right. Here are some easy landscaping ideas for beginners that you can use and implement starting right now. Even better, you can have a new garden finished in a...

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The Top 10 Deer Resistant Plants For Shade

Choosing plants for a shade garden can be a challenge. Their lack of sun can limit your options for sure.  Then if you add deer resistant plants for shade, you might be tempted to think your choices are non-existant. That thought however, is not correct. There are many deer proof plants for shade that...

How To Keep Deer Out Of Your Garden

If you are gardener these days, besides challenges of keeping plants growing and watered, there are also the challenges of critters eating your plants, and most commonly deer. Fighting with the deer can be very stressful. We know. We've been doing it for years too. All of your hard earned money and time on...

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How To Start Composting For Healthier Plants

Just in case you didn't know, composting is a great idea. If you're reading this article, we know you've been wanting to do it but don't know how. If this is you, we've got the definitive guide for how to start composting and why you should do it. The why is easy to expain....

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Flower Bed Ideas For The Front Of The House

If you're reading this and want to get some flower bed ideas for the front of your house, we have some good news. You've come to the right place. Of course you can do an internet search and find lots of images of houses and their front gardens and we'd certainly recommend you do...

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