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Fall Garden Tips Part 1

Fall Garden Tips •Empty all your outdoor containers to keep them from cracking during the winter. Store them upside down. •Hang a bucket over a hook in your toolshed or garage and use it to store hose nozzles and sprinkler attachments. •On a mild day, run your garden hose up over a railing or over the shed to...
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Importance of Good Drainage

The importance of good drainage in your garden. Understanding the relationship of water and air around the roots of your plants is the key to plants thriving. This applies to containerized plants as well as those planted in the ground. All plants need water, but the water must drain away over time. I have always said that...
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10 Resolutions for your Garden This Year

Resolutions It is a well-worn trend to start any new year with resolutions: things we want to do, should do, and even some bad habits we want to break... It is all for the sake of improvement. For the home landscape, we can make and carry out resolutions to improve our yards and gardens. Here are ten resolutions...
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