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How to Treat Plants that are Infested with Pests

If you have an infestation of pests on your plants, there is a good chance that you are providing comfortable conditions for them to be there through some means unbeknownst to you. Perhaps there are areas of your garden that are in need of care that provide places for insects to live and breed, with your plants being the feasting

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Landscaping Tips: Which Is Better? Cultivars Vs Varieties

‘Cultivar’ and ‘Variety’ are two terms used by gardeners and horticulturalists that form a part of the scientific name of a plant that describes its characteristics. Asking which is better out of cultivars and varieties is a difficult question to answer, as they each have differing characteristics, which may or may not be suited to the gardener or landscaper who

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How to Improve the Quality of Your Soil for Healthier Plants

Having healthy soil is imperative to having healthy plants, so no amount of work that you do will assist your plants in being as healthy as they can be, unless your soil is healthy. There are a various types of soil, and each will need different things to improve it to the point where it will be able to give

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How Much Do You Expect to Pay for a Professional Gardener?

Often when we first design and put in a garden the enthusiasm is there in bucket loads, but for some of us either it begins to wane over time, or we just don’t have enough hours in the day to maintain it. If you are finding that you can no longer keep up with your garden, it might be time

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Organic Gardening as a Business

With what we understand today about many of the practices of mainstream farming, we are aware that there are often several chemicals used in the production and growing of many of the fruits and vegetables we buy. It is for this reason that a growing number of people are changing to choosing organic produce in an effort to reduce the

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Design Your Own Garden With the Right Gardening Tools

There was once a time when we did everything ourselves because that was the only way things would get done. Then, over time, as we got busy it became common place to always get a professional in to do work around our home that we need done. We believed that this was the only way to get the job done,

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A Guide for Gardeners – Soil and Nutrient Management

In the same way that we test the soil before we lay the foundations of a house, the preparation that you put into your garden lays the foundation for the quality and quantity of your yield. This depends largely on the health of the soil in which you plant your garden, so getting the soil right is the most important

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Urban Gardening: How to Begin Composting

Living on a farm makes it a lot easier to grow your own food and compost your scraps to produce more food – thereby continuing the cycle of growth and renewal. But often it is the case that for those living in urban areas, it is a lot more challenging to have the motivation and know-how of doing these things.

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Aesthetic And Functional Benefits Of Using Natural Materials In Landscaping

If you are looking to landscape your property and are considering what materials to use, choosing natural materials can be an aesthetically pleasing and functional way to approach landscaping. During recent years, permaculture principles have become an important part of gardening for people everywhere, and there are definitely advantages in going the natural way and saving you money, while providing

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Pros And Cons Of Maintaining Real Grass In Your Garden

Have you ever looked at yards that have concrete throughout, or pebbles, instead of real grass and wondered why? Whether knowingly, or just as a fluke, these people have avoided the maintenance issues that come with real grass, but it is not for everyone. For some of us, the opportunity to lie down and relax on our own piece of

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