How Many Privacy Trees Do I Need?

Whether our desire is for privacy, to block an unsightly view or to create a wind barrier, sometimes we need a privacy screen and fast! The natural inclination is to plant trees close together. While this practice may achieve an instant screen, planting trees too close together is generally not sustainable for the trees’ long-term…

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The Garden’s Best Friend: Mulch

The Importance of Mulch Mulch can be a gardener’s best friend. It adds fabulous curb appeal as well as providing many benefits to the plants. A covering of mulch makes any garden look better. Mulch is a form of ground covering and is used around trees and shrubs, around the house foundation, under hedges, in vegetable…

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Mulch & Ground Cover Guides

Mulching Guide To use this chart, begin by selecting your required mulching depth in one of the first three columns. Within that column, select the square footage that is the nearest match to, but at least as much as, the area you will be mulching. Then simply follow that row across to determine how many…

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Right Plant – Right Place

Tips for Low-Maintenance Gardening “Low-maintenance”” is a plant feature that is at the top of just about everyone’s wish list. Here’s a secret: Most plants are low-maintenance, if they are planted in the right spot! For example, let’s say you want to plant evergreen shrubs along the front of your house, and there are windows that…

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Cultivating Wellness: The Profound Benefits of Gardening

In the whirlwind of today’s fast-paced world, where screens often replace the great outdoors, gardening emerges as a delightful antidote to the daily grind. Beyond the joy of vibrant blooms and homegrown treasures, gardening offers a host of benefits that touch our physical, mental, and environmental well-being. It’s not just a hobby; it’s a warm…

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Summer Watering Tips and Tricks

Watering your plants correctly is incredibly important, especially during the summer months when they may need a little extra care. Here are some watering tips to help keep your plants well-hydrated and thriving throughout the sunny season. Let’s dive in and give your green friends the TLC they deserve! Water deeply: When you water your…

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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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