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Getting flower beds in shape for spring

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What a winter it has been. Lots of snow, the occasional ice storm, warm ups, sleet – we had it all this time. What has made it especially bad on our plants was the unseasonably warm weather in February followed by all that snow in March. The poor plants don’t know what to do. All of that late cold weather ...

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Starting Your Own Backyard Orchard – Part 2

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Hello, faithful readers. If you didn’t read my article last week, please do so when you get a chance. In it, I go over some basic information about growing fruit trees and define a few terms that will be helpful. In today’s article, I am going a bit deeper to give you some of my favorite trees that grow well ...

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Starting your own backyard orchard

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With the “grow-your-own-food” movement continuing to gain popularity, I decided it was time to pass along some tips on starting your own backyard orchard! Be warned before you get started, this is not always easy. Growing fruit trees can be tough. The trees need care, bugs are always waiting to attack, birds want their share of the fruit and oh ...

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Caring for Holiday Plants

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The holidays are here again! Time to get out those dusty boxes of ornaments and untangle those lights. Hopefully you can still fit into your favorite reindeer sweater to wear to the office party. It’s also time to start decorating the house, so in this post I’ve included some ideas and tips about two holiday favorites – Christmas trees and ...

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