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How to Grow Strawberries: A Complete Guide

How to Grow Strawberries: A Complete Guide

Strawberries are an ancient fruit that have been interacting for centuries with humankind. They have been around for thousands of years, but it wasn’t until the Renaissance period that they began to be cultivated substantively in Europe. The word “strawberry” itself...

How to Create a Natural & Organic Lawn

How to Create a Natural & Organic Lawn

Are you looking to create the lawn of your dreams without the use of chemicals?  Included are our recommendations on the “best of the best” in organic products. Having a great lawn is as American as apple pie. Americans will spend upwards of $40 million per year...

The Top 5 Spring Flowering Trees

The Top 5 Spring Flowering Trees

Vibrant Pops of Color! The fresh blossoms that spring forward with the arrival of springtime each year gives a sense of renewal as trees bring life forth again. Spring is synonymous for the bursts of color that come from plants. We have featured five of the best trees...

The Best Houseplants for Low Light Conditions

The Best Houseplants for Low Light Conditions

Look at Pinterest and you’ll see floor-to-ceiling windows, sunlight illuminating fiddle leaf figs, and a riot of overgrown plants drinking in more sunshine than your entire house sees in a week. What to do? Wish your home were an oasis teeming with greenery? If your...

The Ultimate Guide to Indoor Seed Starting

The Ultimate Guide to Indoor Seed Starting

While indoor seed starting may seem like something only expert gardeners are capable of, this task is one that can be learned by even the most novice horticulturist! Starting seeds indoors is a great way to ensure your plants will be successful upon transplant, as you...

How to Create the Best Garden Soil

How to Create the Best Garden Soil

What’s the Best Vegetable Garden Soil? Source For a gardener, little is more rewarding than successfully growing a luscious crop of vegetables to share with friends and family.  Strolling through the garden in the late afternoon to gather home-grown cherry...

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