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February Gardening Tips

With this recent cold weather, many of us are probably not spending much time outside in our gardens and …

Winter Color in the Garden

Just because it is winter right now does not mean that you have to do without color in your …

Controlling Mosquitoes

I think we all know mosquitoes as the annoying insects that can quickly take the fun out of being …


April Is Gardening Month

April is Gardening Month in Wayne County! April is the month that our yards come alive with spring colors …

February Gardening Tips

February is a good month to start preparing our gardens for spring with one of the biggest chores being …

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