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You Can Help Stop Invasive Pests

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There’s good news for those who enjoy outdoor activities. By taking a few simple steps, they can help protect the environment from invasive pests and the damage they can cause. Many are surprised to learn that taking part in pastimes [...]

 

Pollinators: More Than Just Bees

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Bees are synonymous with pollination—and for good reason. Their size, shape and physical characteristics—fuzzy bodies that so effectively collect and transport pollen—make them efficient foragers. Additionally, they are conditioned to collect ample pollen to take back to their brood, a [...]

 

Growing Worms for Composting

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Growing worms is a fun way of getting rid of your garbage and to create black gold compost. Worm compost may be called other names, such as castings or worm poop. It sounds gross, but garbage is filtered through a [...]

 

Prepare Your Deck for Outdoor Entertaining Season

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This year, designers are seeing a growing trend emerge among homeowners: bringing their interior design aesthetic to their outdoor spaces. “Homeowners are looking for ways to let their personalities shine throughout every room in their homes, including the outdoors,” says [...]

 

Gardening Tool Care

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Before diving into yard care, make sure your lawn and gardening tools are up to the task with proper maintenance. The tips below could save you money and time by extending the life of your tools.   Hand Tool Maintenance [...]

 

Planting Your Summer Herb Garden

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April is the month to get started on your summer herb garden. With all the warm weather in 2017, it may even be a little late although my general rule of thumb is to plant them around April 15th. If [...]

 

Versatile Tools, One Beautiful Yard

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Want to get your outdoors in shape quickly and without a garage full of equipment? It all starts with power equipment that provides consumers maximum versatility, ease of operation and the ultimate in convenient storage.   Now, you can use [...]

 

Urban Honeybee Project Prepares for Spring

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As Atlanta gets greener, city planners and designers are incorporating urban gardens for a future in sustain-able food systems. One of the biggest factors affecting crop yield in urban gardens is the availability of animal pollinators- usually in the form [...]

 

Protect Gardens from Invasive Pests

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Nothing tastes better than fresh-picked fruits and vegetables. Unfortunately, invasive pests threaten to devour the crops in our gardens and farms, and the flowers, trees and plants in our landscapes. They are a real threat, costing our nation approximately $120 [...]

 

Three Simple Ways To Aid Pollinators

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Here’s the buzz on an important aspect of helping our environment. Pollinator health can some-times seem as complex as a beehive with the multiple challenges bees face. Pests, pathogens, dis-eases, climate change, improper use of pesticides and habitat loss are [...]

 
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