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Regardless if you are planting a new lawn or trying to get rid of weeds our landscaping section can help improve the look of your yard.

Marigolds – Trivia and Information

Marigolds are fabulous flowers that are easy to grow, relatively problem-free, and quite attractive. There are several varieties and they can grow in just about any climate with proper care. There are a few traits that turn some gardeners...

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...

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...

Easter Lily Bulbs – Buying and Planting the Bulbs

Easter lilies may look prissy, but they are not the high-maintenance beauty queens most people think they are. In most regions of the United States, zones 4-9 in fact, lilies can thrive. Otherwise known as Lilium longiflorum, the tall,...

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Reducing Dust in the Home – Asthma, Allergies and Respiratory Problems

Dust has frequently been identified in various studies as the number one cause of certain health issues attributed to the household. It has produced a significant number of cases involving asthma, allergies and respiratory problems in both children and adults. So how what can you do to reduce dust...