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  • Lawn Care Tips
    Landscaping and Gardening: Sharpen Your Lawn Care Technique

    Every neighborhood has one. That one standout home with a beautiful carpet of rolling green lawn that draws “oohs” and “ahhs” from passers-by – and that makes yours look like abandoned property by comparison. Tired of peeking...

    • Posted March 27, 2015
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  • Paperwhites - focring bulbs
    Holiday Garden Gifts: How To Force Bulbs, It’s Easy!

    Forcing bulbs for the holidays, or for holiday gifts is a great idea to start now, when fall bulbs are available. You have a variety of healthy stock to choose from this time of year, and it...

    • Posted November 21, 2014
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  • bees and gardening
    Gardening for the Bees, and Why It’s a Good Thing

    I stopped gardening for myself years ago. It probably happened about the time I saw a bumblebee pulling itself along the ground one fall morning; once it crossed from shade into light, it stopped, seeming to lay...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Crabgrass? Nip It in the Bud

    Cinco De Mayo is the day when Mexico celebrates defeating the French in the battle of Puebla. Today you’ll learn it’s also a good day to wage war on crabgrass on your home turf! Here’s why: as...

    • Posted April 22, 2014
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  • Notes on Notes for Gardening

    In 1863 Abe Lincoln delivered his Gettysburg address. The two-minute speech is considered one of the most eloquent ever. Lincoln made it easy by writing things down, making notes as he went along. Take a page out...

    • Posted April 21, 2014
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  • how to build a gardener's bench
    Assembling a Potter’s Bench

    When we’re not pecking away at the computer sharing our passion with you via this column, we spend time as the home improvement editors on television. Recently, our producer asked us to come up with a project...

    • Posted March 27, 2014
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  • CDs for the garden
    A new use for CDs

    Have you been getting lots of CDs for online service in the mail? And, have you been tossing them? Not so fast. Today you’ll learn how CDs can save plants and trees. There is something useful you...

    • Posted December 12, 2013
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