How and Why to Pre-Chill Bulbs Before Planting in Fall

October 20, 2022

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After summer’s scorching heat, autumn’s cooler temps have arrived, signaling the time to plant spring-blooming bulbs. Fall-planted bulbs may not offer instant gratification but will provide post-winter blooms worth the wait. 

Depending on where you garden, you … Read More...

Big Ideas For Optimizing Small Space Gardens

November 9, 2021

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Here’s your dilemma: You’d love an outdoor living space and garden but have a postage-stamp-sized patch of patio, balcony, porch or terrace with no earth in which to plant anything. It’s time to expand your thinking as small … Read More...

Improve Curb Appeal with Sustainable Front Lawn Alternatives

August 3, 2021

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When you think about what makes someone’s front yard really pop, you may envision a luscious lawn free of weeds, clover and crabgrass. However, that’s not the only option you have for making Read More...

The Benefits of Epsom Salt in the Garden: Fact or Folklore?

July 1, 2021

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There’s a lot of anecdotal evidence suggesting that Epsom salt provides numerous benefits in the garden. Is this fact or folklore?

Epsom salt has long been touted as an inexpensive, sustainable and multifunctional soil additive offering a myriad … Read More...

Three Fun Small Space Indoor Gardening Projects For Kids

May 11, 2021

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Now is a great time to get your kids involved in fun activities themed around the spring growing season. Well-known nursery school chain Kiddi Caru is hosting some cool sunflower-themed spring events and also sharing … Read More...

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