gardening tips

  1. Gardening

    What to plant if you have allergies

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    It's that time of year when flowers bloom, pollen is in the air, eyes get puffy and noses get stuffy. Although you can't control the...
  2. Gardening

    Why you should get kids excited about gardening

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    With the use of developmental, social and fine motor skills, gardening can be a great tool for kids young and old. Use these...
  3. Gardening

    What to do in the garden in June

      Get tips on what you should be doing in your garden this month. From staying on top of weeds to applying a layer of mulch to...
  4. Gardening

    The best drought-tolerant plants

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    If you live in a hot and dry climate, keeping your garden lush can add up to big water bills at the end of the month. Several plants...
  5. Gardening

    The best plants for shade

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    If your yard is privy to big shady trees, your garden may be lacking a little color. Most brightly colored flowers rely on at least...
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    Create a garden filled with butterflies

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    Truth be told, butterflies don’t offer any major benefit to your garden but they are pretty to look at. They are generally attracted...
  7. Gardening

    Best ornamental grasses

    Ornamental grasses are low-maintenance and can add height, color and texture to your garden. They can be used as groundcover, for...
  8. Gardening

    Get the most edible garden out of a small space

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    Do you think your patio is too small for a garden? Think again. With the right plants and some space-saving design ideas, you can...
  9. Gardening

    The basics of companion gardening

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    Between pests, weeds, fertilizers and fungus, organic gardening can be a challenge. Once you’ve tried it, you soon realize why it...
  10. Gardening

    Grow a garden for the cocktail lover

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    If you're the type of person who's more likely to drink a martini than eat a salad, you might think that a backyard garden is out of...
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    How to get rid of garden slugs

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    Slugs are soft, slimy creatures (snails without the shell) that can wreak havoc on your garden. If you have a problem with garden...
  12. Gardening

    5 Food items that will help your garden grow

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    We all know that throwing food scraps in a compost bin is a great way to fertilize our gardens, but not everyone has room for a...
  13. Outdoor & Gardening

    Bachelorette runner-up Chris Lambton’s spring-cleaning tips for your yard

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    Spring is here and your backyard is beginning to bloom -- it’s time to throw on some gardening gloves and hit the dirt....
  14. Organic and Natural

    Tips for having a successful vegetable garden

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    Love fresh produce in your spring and summer grilling, cooking and baking but can't bear the increasing price tag on your favorite...
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    How to arrange spring flowers

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    We've all memorized those formal rules for arranging flowers -- and now it's time to forget them. Arranging flowers should be fun,...
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    The best perennials for your garden

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    Gardening is not only time-consuming but it can also be pricey. Make the most of your time and money by planting perennials that...
  17. Outdoor & Gardening

    Tips on how to make your own compost bin

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    Having access to high-quality composted soil can be the difference between a good garden and a great garden. Compost is filled with...
  18. Décor & Style

    Tips to grow your own lettuce garden

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    Have you noticed even the slightest change in the weather? This might be the perfect time to get your lettuce garden on!
  19. Family Activities

    Spring gardening ideas for young kids

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    The winter frost is melting away and it's time to get back into gardening. If you have young children, gardening can be a fun...
  20. Gardening

    How to grow seeds indoors

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    It might still be the dead of winter, but spring is just around the corner. Get a jumpstart on your garden by learning how to grow...