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Winter Seed Starting 101

Anxious to get started in the garden? I know I am! You don’t have to wait until the weather is perfect. Get a jump start on growing by starting seeds in late winter. You can plant all kinds of flowers and veggies inside, let them grow, and move them outdoors when the weather is right. Today, I’ll cover what plants are great for winter sowing and what supplies you’ll need to get started.

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Keeping your Garden Happy in June

It’s June, and that means that in most zones in the United States, grasses are green and lush, wildflowers and garden flowers are blooming, and butterflies, birds, and bees are happy.

In most places, the worst heat of the summer has not yet settled in, and the drought season is still at least a few weeks away.

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Keep reading to see which jobs can keep your garden happy in June!

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Sustainable Landscaping – Save the Planet and Your Pocketbook

People begin sustainable landscaping for many reasons, and it has many benefits for the environment, regardless of where you live. It also benefits you as a homeowner.

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Let’s talk first about the environmental benefits.

Done properly, sustainable landscaping can help reduce the amount of water usage on your property, balance nature more effectively, and help reduce the amount of waste from your plants and your landscaping. Continue reading