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Keep your lavender smelling sweet and floral by pruning it this spring

How to prune your lavender this spring to keep it fragrant and floral
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Follow this guide to make sure your garden is prepared for spring

What you should be doing to make sure your garden is prepared for the spring
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4 essential gardening tasks you should make sure to do this spring

The 4 essential gardening tasks you should make sure to do this spring
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Make sure your garden is clean and ready to go by following this guide

Follow this guide to make sure your garden is prepped and clean for spring
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How to build a raised garden bed to keep those critters away

How to build a raised garden bed, a great way to keep your plants safe
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The 4 best fertilizers you should be using to keep your vegetables happy

The best fertilizers to use in your vegetable garden
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3 easy gardening projects you can take care of over Presidents’ Day weekend

3 gardening projects you should take the time to do over Presidents' Day Weekend
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Want to know what the best mulch is for your vegetable garden? What we know

A guide to the best mulch to use in your vegetable garden
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4 of the most common weeds you should be watching out for in your garden

Common weeds you should be watching for in your garden
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7 amazing fern varieties you should consider adding to your garden this spring

7 of the best fern varieties for you to consider adding to your garden
Sago palm

Sago palms date back to the age of dinosaurs. How to grow them at home

Sago palms are not your average house plant. They have a fascinating history that spans the globe. Here's all the info you need to grow a sago palm at home.
how to protect flowers from cold woman winterizing plants

Protect your flowering plants this winter by following these simple steps

Winter can be a killer, quite literally, for many flowering plants. Here's how to protect them when the weather turns frosty and the elements pose a danger.
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The 4 best fertilizers for all your indoor plant needs that we’ve seen yet

Here are the best fertilizers we've found for your indoor plant collection
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Curious what bone meal is? Here’s what you need to know

There are lots of different types of fertilizer out there. Here's what you should know about bone meal.
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How to turn down your garden and prepare it for winter

Turning down your garden before winter is always a good idea. Here's how to get started.
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Gardening 101: Sustainable practices for your garden this fall

If you want to introduce more sustainable practices into your garden, here are some ideas to start with.
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What you need to know before you pinch and tip in your garden

Here's everything you need to know about pinching and tipping in your garden
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Optimal soil for gardening relies on environment, nutrition, and care

Determined by region, water retention, structure, and chemical composition, quality soil encourages plant growth, ecosystem health, and better crop yields.
Creeping charlie leaves

How to make sure creeping charlie doesn’t overrun your garden

Creeping charlie has a way of overrunning gardens. Here's what to do to make sure that doesn't happen to you
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How to create custom soil mixes (and why you should)

Make sure your plants are getting the exact right amount of nutrients by making your own soil mixes
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The best gadgets that will help you care for your garden

If you want help caring for your garden, check out these cool gadgets
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Why and when you should plant a cover crop in your garden this fall

Let us help you figure out what you need to know about planting a cover crop this fall
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Common plant diseases to watch out for in your pepper plants

Make sure your pepper plant stays safe by looking out for these common diseases
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Composting made easy: pickup services help divert food waste from landfills

Compost pickup services help users take personal responsibility and divert waste from landfills, but more infrastructure remains necessary for meaningful change
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You may find these types of edible weeds in your garden

Wondering if you have edible weeds in your garden? Watch out for these varieties
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The best plants to include when planting a cover crop this season

These are the best plants to plant as a cover crop this season
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5 herbs to grow that keep pests away

Do you have pests in your garden that you want to deter without the help of chemicals? Here are five herbs that can help!
A sago palm in a white pot

Your complete sago palm maintenance guide

The sago palm is a great houseplant for any beginner. Here's everything you need to know about how to take care of yours!
Man pruning a tree with clippers

The best tree pruners you should make room for in your toolshed

There are a lot of varieties of tree pruners. These are the ones we think you should start clearing some toolshed space for.
A bush of bright pink azaleas

Good better best: The best fertilizer for your azaleas

Here's everything you need to know about fertilizing your azaleas
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Gardening 101: What you need to know about fertilizing indoor plants

Indoor plants may be babied with perfect lighting and watering conditions, but they also need fertilizing.
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Why a hori hori will be your best summer gardening buy

Have you ever heard of a hori hori knife? If so, you know how useful they are. If not, you'll want to know all about them.
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Our 10 favorite garden maintenance tips for National Weed Your Garden Day

These tips will help you keep your garden in top shape without all the hassle
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Metal vs plastic: Which garden fence is right for you?

Here's how to choose the best fence for you and your garden
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Good, better, best: Fertilizers to nourish your avocado trees

Avocado trees need special care -- and we have just the thing for you