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Five Things Professional Landscapers Do To Their Yards Every Fall

fall gardening
Doing fall work on your yard prepares it to rest for the winter, and allows it to grow even better next spring. Most of...

The Best Bulbs To Plant Right Now

fall planting bulbs
  Before the first freeze Sometimes it’s hard to imagine months ahead what we want our spring garden and yard to look like. Yet, now is...

Keeping An Eye On Your Fall Harvest

fall harvest vegetables
  We all had an abundant amount of tomatoes and cucumbers that matured during the season. It seemed like it happened all at once over...

Improve Your Soil During The Fall Months

improve soil fall
It’s the time of the year when you are getting all the harvesting done from your garden. You have worked all summer to bring...

Meeting the Needs of Your Fall Blooming Perennials

fall gardening perennials
Meeting the fertilizer needs of your fall blooming perennials doesn’t have to be a mystery. There is a right way to do it that...

Prepping Fruit Trees in Late Summer and Early Fall

fruit trees physialis
We've been looking at how our fruit-bearing plants fare at the end of summer. We shouldn't, however, neglect all the necessary care for our...

Pruning in Late Summer – Pro’s and Con’s

Pruning in late summer
Hey, it sure is comfortable out working in the garden in late summer. There's some harvesting to be done while the weather gets a...

Gardening Irrigation: What We Learned This Summer

irrigation gardening
As always, we learned a few things about our irrigation systems over the summer. There were times when we had to learn things the...

How to Prepare a Cold Frame for Fall

cold frame
A cold frame is a means to give tender plants a gentler dormancy through the winter months. It will extend the life of a...

5 Deer Resistant Vines For Fall Planting

wisteria
We all love to see wildlife and especially deer, but we don't want them in our garden eating our plants. Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural...

Top 7 Flowers That Grow in the Fall

Bloom blooms everywhere The fall foliage is such a beautiful sight, and the smell is even better. We always had flowers year-round, because my grandmother...

Here’s Your Fall Gardening To Do List

Fall Gardening
I love flowers and plants. I think being surrounded by such beauty brings tranquility and happiness, and I’ve always dreamed of having a vibrant...

Pruning Raspberries for Early Fall

raspberries pruning in fall
There's a lot more debate to pruning raspberries than is really necessary, especially when we talk about pruning them in the fall. A lot...

Great Plants For Late-Summer Gardening

Fall Vegetable Garden
If you are interested in having nice flowers or just some fresh food for the fall and winter, there are plants that will produce...

Five Steps to Drying Flowers

drying flowers
Do you love the way your home is full of fresh looking flowers during these summer months? Don't you wish your house could stay...

3 Common Items For Getting Rid Of Ants

ants
Ants can be the bane of our existence. They come into our gardens and protect nasty plant-killing bugs, and they find any possible crack...

Keeping Your Potted Plants Healthy

clay pots
Potted plants can be both a blessing and curse depending on their care. On one hand, it’s very easy to care for your potted...

Installing The Best Fence Posts For Your Garden

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Fencing is very functional. It can be used as a barrier to keep things out or keep things, like a dog or other people,...

Top 10 Plants That Repel Mosquitoes

plants that repel mosquitos
We all know that mosquitoes can be a great nuisance, especially with this warm weather. The good news, however, is that apart from chemicals,...

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