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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 [...]

 

Late-Flowering Perennials Bring Jewel-Like Colors To Your Garden

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What strikes us most about the fall is that yellow and red leaves have dropped from the trees. Instinctively, this is a sign that the gardening season is over. All is not what it seems, however. Did you know that [...]

 

Selecting A Zero-Turn Mower

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Every lawn is unique. From slopes and rough terrain to a cleverly crafted maze of trees, each lawn requires the right mower to make clean, precise cuts. To help you make the right decision when it comes to mower selec-tion, [...]

 

Protect Gardens From Invasive Pests

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Nothing tastes better than fresh-picked fruits and vegetables. Unfortunately, invasive pests threaten to de-vour 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 [...]

 

Protect Your Family From Mosquitoes Six Ways

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According to the World Health Organization, as many as 3 to 4 million people may be exposed to the Zika vi-rus in the next 12 months—but you and your family don’t have to be among them. To combat the Zika [...]

 

The Buzz On Bees

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If you’ve ever wondered where the term “worker bee” comes from, consider this when you sit down for your next meal: One out of every three bites of food you eat exists because of bees and other pollinators. Without their [...]

 

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 [...]

 

Low Maintenance Vegetable Gardening for a Bountiful Harvest

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Increase your harvest without increasing the size of your garden or workload. All you need is a bit of inten-sive planting, along with some low maintenance techniques. Invest some time upfront to prepare the garden soil. This will save you [...]

 

Create a Garden Anywhere With Straw Bales

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Add productive garden space and raise your planting bed with straw bale gardening. This technique allows gardeners to create raised bed gardens on a patio, lawn or any area with poor compacted soil. Straw bale gardening has been around for [...]

 
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