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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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Types Of Marigolds And Where To Plant

Botanical Name: Tagetes Patula Plant Type : Annual Mature Size: 6 inches to 4-5 feet Sun Exposure: full sun ideal, partial sun possible Bloom Time: early spring until first frost Planting Zones: 2-11 but only in warmer months Marigolds... or Tagetes! That bright yellow sunny plant that screems summer! In this article we want...

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New Guinea Impatiens Care – How To Get The Best Blooms

Botanical Name: Impatiens hawkeri Plant Type : Annual Mature Size: 1-3 feet Sun Exposure: Partial Shade - Filtered Sun Bloom Time: Continuous Planting Zones: Hardy in zones 10-12. An annual in all other zones. In this article we want to go over, in detail, new guinea impatiens care and how to get the best...

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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 Best Annuals For Sun – Our Top 6 Easiest To Grow

If you're like most people with a gardening interest, you want bright, colorful flowers during warmer weather and the good news is, it's extremely easy. In this article we want to tell you about the 6 best annuals for sun, especially if you're a beginner, and how you can get that professional look in...

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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