Recent Blog Posts

  • Make the Most of Your Garden with Home Canning

    September 1, 2015
    The process of canning and preserving foods takes place for many reasons. For the gardener in all of us, home canning is a way to take all of the hard work that was done outside, and bring it inside.
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  • Vegetables to Plant in Midsummer

    August 15, 2015
    Planting in midsummer is all about thinking ahead for a great fall harvest. Season gardeners understand the importance of starting early and always planning ahead. Planting takes time and patience in all aspects of gardening.
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  • Tips for Travelling with Dogs in Cars

    August 1, 2015
    A trip anywhere really isn’t complete without the four-legged members of our family tagging along for the ride. However, travelling with your pet requires a little more consideration than loading your dog in the car and driving off into the sunset.
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  • Stop Grubs From Killing Your Lawn

    July 15, 2015
    Grubs are small but mighty pests, causing a lot of lawn damage and frustrating homeowners. Fortunately, there are easy steps to protect lawns and minimize any risk of grub infestations or extensive damage.
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  • Get an Early Start on Your Canning

    July 1, 2015
    Canning is a great way to preserve a bountiful harvest, create healthier meals and save money on groceries, but it can also be an arduous workload, particularly if you have a large garden and many different types of produce to can.
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  • No Hummingbirds at Your Feeders? We Have Solutions!

    June 15, 2015
    Hummingbirds are some of the most desirable backyard birds, but if they aren't finding your backyard to their liking, there are many steps you can take to attract them to your feeders.
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  • Everything You Need to Know About Companion Planting

    June 1, 2015
    Companion planting is a very simple and reasonable idea. Think about the relationship between you and your best friend or you and your spouse. The other is your companion that not only supports you, it also helps you grow. Plants can benefit from a companion as well.
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  • Gardening With Kids

    May 15, 2015
    Gardening is a great hobby for all ages, and the younger kids start gardening, the better the chance they will develop a lifelong love of outdoor activities and fresh, healthy food.
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  • May Garden Tips

    May 1, 2015
    Late spring is ideal for gardening, and while May can be warmer or cooler depending on where you live and what your general climate is like, these May garden tips can help you keep your flowerbeds, lawn, vegetable garden, and containers in peak condition for fabulous foliage, perfect plants, and beautiful blooms.
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  • Test Your Soil's pH Level

    April 15, 2015
    Testing pH is essential to properly analyze your soil, and understanding soil chemistry can help gardeners and farmers of any level – from backyard hobby gardeners to commercial agricultural industries – choose the best plants, fertilizers, and amendments for ideal growth and healthy, luxuriant crops.
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