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Evergreen Plants Make The Best Foundation Planting

Good planning results in foundation plantings that compliment, balance, take up excess water keeping it off of the foundation, screen, and block the home from sun and wind. Here are some suggestions for you that will require little work and provide beauty, all while adding function and purpose.

Gardening During Winter

During the Winter lawn mowing frequency slows, as do most tasks in the garden. But it is not a time for complacency as there is still a lot of work to do.

Making Room for Something New in the Garden

I am making progress and room in my garden for new things with the guidance from Jack Canfield’s book – The Principles of Success: Principle #28 Clean Up Your Messes and Your Incompletes. There will always be new tasks/projects/missions that need completing and in competing stages – so this is an ongoing mission of mine.

Tending to My Garden

On Sunday afternoon, I tended to my garden for a couple of hours. My original plan was to work in the garden for most of the day as I have several projects in my garden queue, including transplanting fresh new plants that want a new home, which is a high priority. Instead, I carved out only a couple hours at the end of the day tending to my garden.

Plant Garlic in Autumn for an Abundant Summer Crop

The best results are achieved if you plant cloves about four to six weeks before the ground freezes, and the soil is still manageable. The cloves need about that much time to build strong root systems. The timing of fall planting is critical. Keep reading to find out when and how to plant.

Benefits and Tips to Mowing in Fall

More land in America is dedicated to planting grass than any other plant. With so much turf grass planted it is no wonder Americans are enjoying all the benefits turf grass brings. And to continue to keep those benefits, it is important to regularly mow your lawn, even during the fall season.

Preparing Your Lawn for the Winter

Winter will be here before you know it, which is why it is so important to be sure you utilize the months of fall to prepare your yard for winter. Preparing your yard for winter, also called winterizing, will save you time and effort in your yard come spring. It also means a healthier, happier yard.

Give Your Southern California Yard a New Look in October

October is a busy planting month in southern California, with cooler temperatures making it easier for plants and trees to take hold and thrive. Plant Drought Tolerant Ground Cover: Ornamental grasses and a variety of flowering shrubs and plants can be planted in October that will do well in wet as well as dry months. They include trailing lantana and angelita daisy (both bloom all year long), festuca boulder blue ornamental grass, rockrose and creeping Mahonia.

You Can Create Your Own Successful Wildlife Habitat With Organic and Sustainable Practices

You can create your own successful and healthy wildlife habitat, which provides water, shelter, food, and room for wildlife families to grow with organic and sustainable conservation and preservation practices. Your own healthy wildlife habitat benefits can be immediate and long-term. Let me share how you can begin creating your own healthy wildlife habitat.

5 Ways to Involve Your Kids in Yard Work

There are few people, and even fewer kids, who enjoy working and laboring in the yard. Many parents find it is easier to find ways kids can help in the home than out in the yard. If this is true for you, here are five ways to get your kids involved with outdoor chores.

Thinking Outside The Container

Think outside the box the next time you are planting a container or hanging basket and get away from the usual. There are many fun options that are impressive and will perform well for you. The possibilities are endless.

Harvest Time – Gardening Gives Long After The Produce Has Been Picked

You spent the spring and summer working hard in your garden. Now it’s time to reap what you’ve sown.

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