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July Gardening Tips

Lawn Recycle your clippings as you mow instead of bagging and discarding them. Returning these clippings to the law saves time, …

Tickseed or Coreopsis tinctoria

June Gardening Tips

As we welcome in summer, our gardens are now in full swing. With summer weather we have to keep …

Squash Bugs and Eggs

Lookout for Squash Bugs

Squash is a popular summer vegetable that we often try to grow in our gardens. However, one challenge when …

3-Bin Compost System

Composting Basics

Composting can be a great way to reduce home waste disposal problems by recycling them into organic matter that …

Blackspot Disease on Rose

Common Rose Diseases

Roses are a popular plant known for their large, elegant flowers. Many gardeners try their hands at growing roses …

Gerber Daisy

May Gardening Tips

May is here and our gardens are coming alive. Below are some tips for what you can do in …

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