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Plant for Pollinators!

Pollinators such as bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and bats play a crucial role in pollinating flowering plants. By providing them with a diverse range of nectar and pollen sources, we can support the health and abundance of pollinator populations. This, in turn, contributes to the overall biodiversity of ecosystems. Pollinators are essential for the pollination of…

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Do Your Ornamental Grasses Look Like This?

Ornamental grasses are a wonderful addition to almost any landscape. They offer year-round color, texture, and movement in the garden. They are versatile and so easy to grow.  Occasionally, however, they look like this when they come up in the spring. It is a sure sign that they need to be divided. Ornamental grasses usually…

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Great Trees for Wet or Moist Areas

More yards have wet areas than you would think, and tree decline due to the roots having “wet feet” is becoming more common. Some wet/moist areas are naturally occurring, such as swales, low points in the grade and areas near water, and it makes sense to the home gardener that those areas may retain water. …

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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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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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