Posts tagged with «gardening tips»

Harvesting Summer Vegetables: Tips and How-tos

This year’s produce garden has been a success, and you have zucchini squash coming out of your ears! Now it’s time to enjoy the fruits (or veggies) of your labor, but how do you know when it’s harvest time? Here we’ll cover when and how to harvest your summer vegetables. When is the best time to start picking vegetables? Here are a few handy picking tips: It’s easy to think the larger a veggie grows, […]

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Use these 5 Tips and Discover how to Grow the Best Tomatoes this Year

It’s easy to see where our love affair with the tomato comes from. What other vegetable brings deliciousness to your favorite sandwich, your grilled steak kabobs, or even your famous game night guacamole? The hothouse tomatoes at the grocery store are pretty pitiful compared to the pride of your garden. Therefore, it’s definitely worth it to get out there and do some planting. But, if you’re not careful, things like pests, blossom rot or disease […]

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Flower Spotlight: The Magnificent Dahlia

If you’re looking to dazzle visitors to your flower garden, dahlias are the perfect flower for you. These gorgeous perennials come in an amazing array of bloom shapes and striking colors. Some dahlias can grow up to 4 feet high with large, intricate blooms. But don’t let their exotic beauty fool you–dahlias are relatively low-maintenance and will grace you with their beauty year after year as long as they get plenty of sun and basic […]

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Use these 5 Keys to Revive Your Home & Garden and Jump into Spring!

Many of us have yet more winter weather in store for us this season but, believe it or not, spring is just around the corner! Soon your perennials will be waking from their winter slumber, and things like long walks and gardening will be back on your roster. Your home and garden have suffered through this long, bitter winter right along with you, though, and they will need some TLC as soon as you dig […]

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