Window Box Plants for All Year Round

Window Box Plants for All Year Round

Window boxes add charm and curb appeal to your home, but what about during those offseasons when it is too hot or too cold for plants to do well even in a container? You can extend growing season by covering…
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Groundcover Plants to Consider Planting in the Spring

Yes, we know it’s still winter. But for gardeners, we’ve got spring on our minds. You can start to plan your yard for the warmer months now, determining what will go in which quadrant — whether your space is a…
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6 Landscaping Designs You Should Leave to the Pros

6 Landscaping Designs You Should Leave to the Pros

Landscaping is something people either jump at right away when they move into a new home or wait years to start. There’s no denying that landscaping projects can be expensive — and buying high-quality materials doesn’t always mean you’re able…
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10 Best Plants for a Spring Garden

10 Best Plants for a Spring Garden

If you love to garden, you probably particularly love spring gardening. The ability to plant diverse types of lettuces and have a crop long before the summer vegetables are ready can help you extend your growing season, save money and…
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How to Protect Your Garden From Pests

Despite the charm of Peter Rabbit and even Rocky the Squirrel, their real-life compatriots can wreak havoc in your garden. They like to nibble and graze on your vegetables and floors. So do deer, chipmunks, field mice, moles, voles, birds…
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10 Landscaping Tools to Treat Yourself to

10 Landscaping Tools to Treat Yourself to

Are you thinking ahead to warm weather and spring gardening? Do you love new tools that make working in the yard faster and easier? Now is a great time to treat yourself, and here are 10 landscaping tools to consider.…
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Simple Water Garden Ideas

One of the best things about owning a house is having a yard you can work with to create the backyard of your dreams. You’ll end up with a relaxing place to spend time with the people you love, or…
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Retaining Walls & Their Purpose

Retaining Walls & Their Purpose

Landscape retaining walls are an important feature. Not only do they hold back dirt and soil, but they can add extra aesthetic appeal to an otherwise boring and bland property. An element that’s both functional and visually appeasing, modern retaining…
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Vegetable Garden Basics for the Newbie

A vegetable garden is a wonderful way to enjoy the sun and soil. It can be hours of pleasurable activity, planning, nurturing and eating. Fresh vegetables taste better than any bought in the store. Whether you’ve been dreaming of a…
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How to Prevent Garden Runoff Pollution - Your Wild Home

How To Prevent Garden Runoff Pollution

When there’s more water on the surface than can be absorbed, water runoff pollution occurs. In developed areas, rainwater washes various pollutants from metals, chemicals and lawns into storm drains. These drains then empty into rivers and streams, where it…
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