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GENERAL GARDENING

How to Use Companion Planting In Organic Gardens

Gardeners have know for hundreds of years that certain plants grow better when planted along side other specific plants. Back then there wasn’t a name for this practice; they just knew it worked. Today, we…

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Scientists Say: Don’t Rake Leaves

Scientists Say: Don’t Rake Leaves Unless you’re raking a pile of leaves to jump in, it isn’t much fun. And, a large yard with a lot of trees means all day raking. So, if you’re…

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A Guide to Planting Zones

Trees, shrubs and perennials form the backbone of most gardens, and these plants are also typically the most costly. Because of their slow growth and initial cost, you expect them to last and perform well…

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How to Learn Your Last Frost or Freeze Date

Most perennials, shrubs and trees aren’t affected by freeze and frost dates, but if you’re planting annuals or vegetables, these are details you need to know. Many vegetables, including tomatoes, green beans, squash, cucumbers, pumpkins,…

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10 simple tips to keep your lawn from turning brown

Summer times means green lawns and spending time outside with family and friends. You want to make sure your entertainment space is gorgeous and vibrantly green. These awesome tips can help keep your grass green…

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How To Build The King Of DIY Fly Traps

Description This section is from the book “Shop Projects Based On Community Problems“, by Myron G. Burton. Also available from Amazon:Shop Projects Based on Community Problems. Fly Trap   Materials Basswood(Chap. III., Par. 31). 8…

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10 genius ways to protect your garden from pests

There are few things more frustrating for a gardener than to see all of their hard work destroyed by the tiny mouths and claws of pests. If you’re at your wit’s end trying to save…

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