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January 2019- Discover The Joys of Bird Watching

Few hobbies can appeal to young and old as much as bird watching. For youngsters, it can be as much fun as a scavenger hunt and for the very old, birding can be entertaining and for everyone else in-between, birding can be a great way to de-stress. No matter what the age, bird watching can be a … Read more

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December 2018- Enchanting Winter Weddings

When planning a wedding date, many couples immediately start looking at dates during the summer and fall months but winter is one of the most romantic seasons of the year. Also, planning a winter wedding can offer many benefits.   One of the best reasons to plan a winter wedding is your money will go … Read more

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November 2018- The Health Benefits of Indoor Plants

Cold weather has officially arrived and outdoor gardening has to be put on pause for a few months but that doesn’t mean that you can’t still enjoy plants. For those of us that get enjoyment out of seeing “green” year-round, indoor plants are the perfect solution. Not only do plants provide indoor color and improve … Read more

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October 2018- October Gardening Checklist

With the warm summer weather in the rearview mirror, the cooler temperatures of October is the perfect time to perform all of those outdoor chores that need to be done before winter arrives.   Add Fall Color   By planting mums either in your landscaping or in planters, you add instant color. Mums are available in a … Read more

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September 2018- Don’t Take Down Your Hummingbird Feeders Just Yet

Many bird enthusiasts believe that hummingbird feeders should be taken down on Labor Day to prevent hummers from staying in the area too long, resulting in these little birds missing optimal migration weather or even freezing to death. In fact, hummingbirds are genetically programmed to head south in the fall at the correct time. It’s … Read more

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August 2018- Winning The Battle Against Japanese Beetles

At one time or another, every gardener has experienced the frustration of having damage caused by Japanese Beetles. With its shiny copper color and brilliant emerald green head, these damaging insects are anything but a welcome site. There are no guaranteed ways to eliminate these insects, but you can take steps to minimize their presence. … Read more

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July 2018- How To Grow Showstopping Roses

We all know that roses are the “Crown Jewel” of the garden, but many people are hesitant to plant roses for fear that they are too much work. In reality, roses require less maintenance than many other plants and even your lawn. Growing roses can be rewarding for so many reasons. They add beauty to … Read more

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June 2018- The Difference In Annuals & Perennials

Enjoying blooms from spring through fall is easy when you plant a combination of annuals and perennials. While annuals provide instant color that lasts all season and have to be planted every year, perennials will bloom from 1-4 weeks but only have to be planted once and return year after year. Annuals Most annual flowers … Read more

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Attracting Mason Bees

May 2018- Attracting Beneficial Pollinators

The Importance of Pollinators Pollinators are organisms that carry pollen from one flower to another. Key pollinators include birds, bees, butterflies, bats, beetles, and even ants. In the U.S. there are over 150 food crops which require animal pollination in order to produce fruit and seeds needed for reproduction. Up to 95% of all flowering … Read more

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April 2018- We Are Diggin’ April

April is the time of year that the threat of snow and freezing temperatures give way to warmer, longer days. Although it is too early to start planting tender annuals, the soil is starting to warm up and become workable, making this the ideal time to plant trees. Spring blooming trees are a welcome sign of … Read more

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