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How to Weed and Reseed a Lawn

Written by Herb Kirchhoff and published on https://homeguides.sfgate.com/. Autumn is the ideal time to tackle perennial lawn weeds, such as daisies, dandelions and plantain, sowing grass seed in their place. There is still time for the grass seed to germinate before winter. Ideally, tackle the weeds after a

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Ways to Mix Edible and Ornamental Plants

Written by Jolene Hansen and published on https://www.gardentech.com/. Edible and ornamental plants needn’t be grown in separate areas of the garden. In fact, there are many benefits to growing them side by side. Veg crops have traditionally been incorporated into floral borders in cottage gardens. And kitchen gardens

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How to Repair a Lawn Patch

Written by Kelly Burke and published on https://www.thespruce.com/. Bare patches can appear in your lawn after a thorough raking, where the grass is undernourished or where it’s been worn out. These gaps should be reseeded or returfed to prevent moss and weeds colonising the soil and to allow

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How to Damp Down your Greenhouse

Written by Dr Gareth Evans and published on http://www.greenhousegrowing.co.uk/. Greenhouses can become extremely hot on hot, sunny days in summer. While greenhouse crops like tomatoes, cucumbers, aubergines and melons thrive in heat, too much can put them under stress and cause tissue damage. Temperatures over 27°C can begin

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Guide to Successful Tree Transplanting To Your Garden

Written by Marie Iannotti and published on https://www.thespruce.com/. For successful transplanting the essential conditions are that the exhalation of moisture from the leaves be kept as low as possible while the roots are in a state unfit to furnish their standard supply; for this reason, deciduous trees may

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Plant trends for 2021

Written by Debbie Wolfe and published on https://www.thespruce.com/. Houseplant trends for 2021 make up a great range of different houseplants. These plants are the perfect addition to your collection with their little unique look and growing habits. Using science and nerdy data collection through Google, the plant world

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Information About Beneficial Garden Friends

Written by Admin and published on https://www.ugaoo.com/. There are many beneficial wildlife helpers in the garden. From natural predators that feed on pests and good garden bugs that pollinate plants to other garden friends likes frogs and birds, learning how to make your garden an inviting spot for

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Getting Started in Ornamental Gardening

Written by Admin and published on https://catapultnature.co.ke/. Plants “ ornamental or edible “ help sustain life on the Earth. Indoor and outdoor plants improve the aesthetics of our homes and offices, and also contribute towards a greener planet. While edible plants add in a big way towards our

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The Science Behind Watering your Plants Right

Written by Shari Armstrong and published on https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/. While gardening with your own two hands and watching plants grow is a joy like no other, no gardening journey is without its losses. But the idea is to always strive for lesser casualties and more joy. I have personally

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Garden Ground Cover Ideas

Written by Sarah Littleton and published on https://www.bobvila.com/. With many different types of organic and non organic mulches available on todays landscaping market it is easy to overlook the importance in choosing what surrounds your plants and lawn. When planning your garden remember to make sure the space feels

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Stormwater Basin Remediation

Written by Admin and published on https://www.lakesuperiorstreams.org/. By Design Landscapes was recently tasked with the remediation of an existing stormwater basin for a large adult community. The existing basin had become overgrown with vegetation over years of use along with a build up of organic material that needed

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Wildlife In The Garden. Choosing Plants To Help Create Food And Habitat

Written by Tabitha Sukhai and published on https://www.thisoldhouse.com/. Australian cities are rapidly expanding into greenfields areas to accommodate our way of life, however, this is threatening the habitats of Australia’s wildlife. In order to sustain healthy populations of native wildlife, we need to adapt our methods of gardening

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Pet Friendly Gardens

Written by Admin and published on https://www.daviddomoney.com/. Creating a dog-friendly garden will take time, but in the end you’ll be able to enjoy your dog and the pleasure of a pet-friendly green space in peace. As with other aspects of gardening, you can expect some trial and error, but

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Eco garden: Gardening Made Easy

Written by Katie Jackson and published on https://alabamaliving.coop/. Our gardens are our sanctuaries; places where we relax, entertain and create memories with our loved ones. Yet sometimes the time, effort and resources required maintaining a garden can be overwhelming. Eco gardening is a method of gardening that can

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Synthetic Grass- A Cool Option For Your UNIQUE Backyard

Written by Troy Scott and published on https://www.heavenlygreens.com/. This free form panel of turf adds beauty to the earth tone colour palette of this outdoor living space. And it is the perfect place for children and pets to enjoy an allergy-free play area. Living in the desert, it

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The Most Common Landscape Mistakes And Ways To Avoid Them

Written by Lauren Dunec Hoang and published on https://www.houzz.com/. There is no mistaking a professionally designed and installed landscape project. This design is as breathtaking at night as it is during the day thanks to the professional lighting design and installation. The landscape around your home can make

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Creating A Unique Landscape In A Small Space

Written by Amy Nyman and published on https://www.ecolandscaping.org/. This outdoor space was very limited and perched on the side of a mountain. By with a professional landscape design the homeowners were able to get their pool and multiple seating areas. The overall mild climate makes outdoor living a

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Extending Your Vegetable Garden Harvest

Written by Benedict Vanheems and published on https://www.growveg.com/. All of us here at Av Fall is my favourite time of year to garden. The skies are bright blue, and cooler temperatures make working outside a pleasure. Let’s find out why planting your fall garden can be a rewarding

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The Best Time to Plant Grass Seed

Written by Amanda Prischak and published on https://www.familyhandyman.com/. Few things beat the feeling of cool grass underneath our bare feet. When it comes to starting a lawn from scratch, though, the best time to plant grass seeds in late summer to early fall – mid-August to early October.

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How to Create a Pet-Friendly Yard

Written by Elaine Evans and published on https://www.hgtv.com/. You love your pets and even consider them as members of your family! But, unfortunately, sometimes it is difficult to maintain a perfect yard with pets roaming around it. Across central Ohio, you can see countless yards that have all

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Ways to Make Landscaping Pop at Night

Written by Admin and published on https://atpslandscaping.com/. How can you make your landscaping stand out while you’re hosting night-time gatherings this summer? The installation of landscape lighting accents some of the most important features and can help to create your perfect yard. Follow these design tips and tricks

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What is Hardscaping?

Written by Terri Williams and published on https://www.realtor.com/. Landscaping, plantscaping, softscaping, hardscaping….suddenly everywhere you look, new terms and trends are popping up! But what do these words really mean for your yard at home?  Landscaping, of course, is the sum total of every action taken to improve the

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The Best Flowers to Plant

Written by Admin and published on https://www.networx.com/. The ideal time for planting flowers in from late May to mid-October. So, if you’re ready to add a splash of color to your landscaping and a sweet aroma to the air, we’re about to enter the proverbial calendar year sweet

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