Two Ways To Encourage Your Young Trees To Grow Faster

29 July 2015
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Trees are notoriously slow growers. Even varieties of trees that are known for their "quick growth" take years to reach their mature heights. While you can't make your tree spring up to full size overnight, there are a few things you can do to ensure it is growing as quickly as possible, so you can enjoy its lush shade and towering stature sooner. Mulch around the base of the tree. Read More 

Raising Worms: A Gardener’s Guide To A Rewarding Hobby

29 June 2015
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Worms help aerate the lawn and loosen the soil, making it easier for good plants to set root in the ground. Worms also break down organic debris and excrete nutrient-rich castings that provide natural fertilizer. Worms are, in other words, a valuable and essential part of the landscape. Many gardeners buy worms and worm castings to be used in their gardens. While this is a smart practice that can improve soil conditions, some gardeners like to take this practice a step farther by raising their own worms. Read More 

Spring Into Your Garden By Planting Bulbs

6 May 2015
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Bulbs make it easy to enjoy a rich array of multicolored flowers year after year, and they provide a pleasant anticipation to those watching and waiting for them to bloom. When ordering or buying bulbs, be sure to plant them right away rather than hold on to them for future growing seasons, as this ensures their ability to thrive. Some things to know about bulbs include the following: Types of bulbs Read More 

Using A Storage Unit To Expand Your Personal Library

17 April 2015
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Are you an avid book lover? Is your collection of books getting a little too extensive to fit into your home in an organized manner? The good news is, you can maintain possession of your favorite books by storing them in a self-storage unit. As long as you pack them up properly and choose the right storage facility, your books can remain in perfect condition after several years of storage. Read More 

Feeling Like Being Whimsical? Make An Enchanting Container Fairy Garden

10 April 2015
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Fairy gardens are smaller gardens with miniature plants and accessories, and of course the fairies. It is ideal to create a small fairy garden in a container, as they need to be protected from strong winds and rain. In a container, you can bring it inside your garage, inside your home, under a patio, etc. for protection whenever needed: Flowers for the Garden Your local garden center should have miniature flowers along with the other flowers they have. Read More