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New Expanded Line of Garden Bulbs For Fall

New Expanded Line of Garden Bulbs For Fall

Just in time for fall planting MasterGardening.com, a leader in gardening supplies and decor, announced this week the release of their newly expanded line of garden bulbs. Available for only a limited time, order the highest quality flower bulbs for the garden delivered straight to your door now through November. Fall is the perfect time to plant [...]

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Preparing the Garden for Old Man Winter

Cool weather is here to stay and that means cleaning up the lawn and garden for a long winters rest. Fall cleanup doesn’t have to be the time and labor intensive task you dread with a good plan. First things first, clean out the vegetable beds. Remove all dead or dying plants and pluck the [...]

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Tree Chatting and Dormant Spraying

Every Tuesday at 2pm EST we participate in #treechat over on Twitter. Twitter chats are a great way to connect with expects and novices with your same interests. On #treechat, monitored by Corona Tools, we discuss everything to do with trees, from the best time to prune, to diseases, to which tree is best for [...]

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Carving and Preserving a Jack-O-Lantern

Carving and Preserving a Jack-O-Lantern

Source: kirtsy.com via Hadley on Pinterest                                                                      Source: bedifferentactnormal.com via Cory on Pinterest   Pumpkin Carving Tips & Tricks Start with the right tools- buck knife, ice cream [...]

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Bats: Our Nocturnal Garden Helpers

Bats: Our Nocturnal Garden Helpers

When it comes to insects most gardeners can use all the help they can get fending off these unwanted insects. One great garden helper that most never think about is bats! Bats can eat 1000 mosquitoes in 1 hour! That’s great news for any outdoor enthusiast. In addition to mosquitoes a bats diet consists of [...]

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How to Prepare Your Garden for a Hurricane

Hurricane season is in full swing! With hurricane Irene an imminent threat to the entire east coast it is a good time to review proper hurricane prep for the yard and garden. Here are our tips for keeping your home and garden safe from high winds and rain. Safety First. The most important, can’t stress [...]

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Black Bottom Tomatoes: What’s the Cause and How to Fix it

You head out into the garden to check the progress of your prized tomatoes only to find dark waterlogged spots on the bottom of the fruit. You then check your zucchini and notice the blossom end of the small fruit has shriveled and turned brown. Don’t panic!  While your plants are suffering from a disease, [...]

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Have No Fear Direct Sowing is Here!

We have talked a lot about seed starting over the last few months. You have seen our seeds sprout, grow into strong little seedlings and make their way to their permanent garden home. Starting seeds indoors give your plants the best chance of a healthy survival. However, there are plenty of plants out there that [...]

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Gardening for Apartment Dwellers

Gardening for Apartment Dwellers

Special Guest Post by Mike Lieberman A lot of the information out there when it comes to gardening is geared towards homeowners or those that have lots of land. Unfortunately at this time in my life, I am neither of those That doesn’t mean that I can’t garden and grow my own food. It just [...]

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Rhubarb Mania: Catch the Fever

Rhubarb Mania: Catch the Fever

I don’t know about you but I have seen a bit of a trend in recent weeks. – Rhubarb! It’s everywhere I look. My rhubarb isn’t ready for picking yet but I like to be prepared so I have been collecting up rhubarb care tips, recipes and more. Rhubarb is a great spring vegetable that [...]

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