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Deer Resistant Plants for Your Lawn and Garden

If you live out in the country – or even the suburbs – chances are you’ve had run-ins with hungry deer who love nothing more than to nibble away at your favorite landscape plants and garden vegetables. No doubt you’...
 
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Spring Vegetable Gardening Calendar

Those of us with a green thumb know all too well how tempting it can be to start gardening early. And if you’ve ever given in to that temptation, you know how disastrous the results can be. There’s nothing worse than planting a...
 
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Five Great Plants for Winter Color

Between white snow and bare, grey tree branches, most landscapes can look pretty monochromatic during the dead of winter, but homeowners in search of winter plants to add a splash of color to their snowy front yards are in luck...

 
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Soil pH: What It Means and Why It Matters

If the plants in your lawn or garden aren’t doing so well, don’t be too quick to blame it on some horrible plant disease. There’s a good chance your plant troubles are the result of a pH imbalance, a problem that is relatively ...
 
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Lawn Plants for Shady Sites

Shade can spell trouble for lawns and gardens. Lack of sun can keep many plants from ever reaching their full potential. If you have a spot under a tree, beside a fence or on the shady side of your house where nothing seems to ...