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Holly – Trivia and Information

We all know that holly is used for Christmas decorating. But what else? Most people seem to think they know what it is, but can’t identify it past being a holiday decoration. Holly does have other uses besides being...

How to Kill Dandelions – Removing them Without Harsh Chemicals

Dandelions are the bane of any homeowner’s existence. And getting rid of them is a notoriously difficult task. Years ago, chemical herbicides would be recommended as the first line of defense by just about anyone who had ever wanted to...

Are Coffee Grounds Good For Your Lawn

Is your yard yellow or patchy in places? Does it lack the zest and appeal of your neighbor’s? A cup o’ joe might just wake up your lagging lawn. Coffee grounds are organic matter that add nutrients to the soil....

Sod – Choosing, Preparation and Planting

Sod is mature lawn that has been grown and cared for by professional grass growers, and is cut into thick sheets or squares (with the roots still in tact). It is then rolled up, transported, rolled out and replanted...

Roses – Trivia and Information

A rose is one of the most recognizable flowers in the United States and around the world. Its fragrance and soft petals, not to mention sharp thorns, make it distinguishable over any others in the garden. The rose is...

Dahlias – Known as the Flower of all Flowers

Dahlias are definitely the “cream of crop” when it comes to flower gardening. In fact, they have earned the nickname “flower of flowers”. The blooms are so ornamental that they almost look like they are fake flowers. A fully-blossomed...

Underground Sprinklers – The Key to a Beautiful Lawn

Everyone wants to have a good-looking lawn, one that is lush and green without weeds, bare spots or dying grass. A lawn that is healthy, mown and perfectly edged can give a feeling of envy to most people. Everybody...

Greenhouse Accessories

For a passionate gardener, a greenhouse adds a bit of excitement to cultivating flowers, vegetables, fruits, and herbs. In a greenhouse you can grow just about anything, but what makes it different than your standard garden is the use...

How to Kill Quackgrass

What is Quackgrass? Quackgrass is a nasty grass weed that, if left untreated, can take over your lawn or garden quickly. Quackgrass is its most common name, but it may also be called couch, quitch, devils, wheat, scotch, twitch, witch,...

Green Insecticides – Killing Bugs Without Harsh Chemicals

An insecticide is a form of pesticide that is used against insects in agriculture, industry, household and medicine. It is one of the most significant factors contributing to the increase in agricultural productivity. The categories of insecticides include systematic...

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Transplanting Sunflowers – Moving the Plants to a New Location

Does the bright face of a golden sunflower cheer you up? Did you plant hundreds of the sunflowers seeds, so you could be continuously cheery, but realize that now you need to thin them out? Or maybe some just popped up in the wrong location. Never fear, you can...

How to Kill Dandelions – Removing them Without Harsh Chemicals

Dandelions are the bane of any homeowner’s existence. And getting rid of them is a notoriously difficult task. Years ago, chemical herbicides would be recommended as the first line of defense by just about anyone who had ever wanted to kill Dandelions, but we now know that the detrimental effects...

Watering Houseplants – When and How Much to Give Your Plants

If you want to know the secret to happy, healthy houseplants, look no further than your watering can. Too little hydration will cripple developing vegetation. Too much water can drown plants and promote the growth of mold and disease. Potting medium, humidity and temperature also affect plant hydration and...

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