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Protect Trees from Deer Damage Now

If deer are a pest in your yard, consider installing tree protectors this fall around the trunks of young trees. Unfortunately, bucks can cause significant damage to trees by rubbing their antlers against the tree trunks. They do this to mark their territory and to remove the velvet from their antlers. Deer may continue to…

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hydrangea color palette

Create a Garden Color Palette

The most beautiful gardens are generally the most harmonious ones. An easy way to elevate your landscape is to create a color palette for it. Just as you would create one to design your home’s interior, you can create a palette for your home’s exterior living spaces. Begin by identifying the colors in the architectural…

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Best Pesto Recipe Ever

The key to growing basil is to keep using it! Regular harvesting keeps the plants nice and full. Pinching the stems encourages tender new leaves and prevents the flowers from blooming. Come July you may have more basil than you know what to do with. We have the perfect solution: make a big batch of…

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It’s a Myth: Plants Do NOT Prevent Mosquitos

We all know the feeling: It’s a beautiful day, you are enjoying your outdoor spaces and within minutes of soaking up the sun, a pesky, annoying buzz…mosquitoes! You may have read (or seen on TikTok) that certain plants can be used as a solution to this irritating and persistent problem. Lavender, Citronella, Catmint, Bee Balm…

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The Best Deer-Proof Plants for a Cutting Garden

Who doesn’t love fresh flowers? They’re even better when you grow your own to cut and enjoy all summer. But have you ever gone to cut a bouquet only to find the deer ate your flowers for breakfast? We’re here to help with a list of some of the most deer-resistant plants. These beauties also…

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Easy-to-Grow Herbs that are Perfect for Beginners

Growing your own herbs is super easy and you’ll love the benefits of harvesting fresh herbs from the garden! Not only will herbs add a burst of flavor to your meals, they will also add beauty and fragrance to your gardens. Herb plants can be grown just about anywhere there is at least 6 hours…

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Planting for Privacy

Plants can create living privacy screens to reduce noise, block wind, hide a fence line, cover an undesirable view or shield your yard from outside view. They can be used to create a property border or to separate and delineate patios and outdoor living areas. Privacy screens are also useful to hide less attractive things…

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