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Gardening is as diverse as people are…there are so many garden topics that are worthy of our attention, but they just don’t fit into a category. You’ll find them here. And besides, the word “miscellaneous” is boring and overused!

pollinator friendly garden

Blooms And Butterflies: How To Make Your Garden A Pollinator Hotspot

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In a vibrant garden ecosystem, pollinators play a pivotal role. From bees and butterflies to hummingbirds and beetles, these tiny creatures serve as vital messengers, facilitating the reproduction of flowering plants and ensuring the continuation of diverse habitats. As stewards of our gardens, it’s essential to recognize and harness the… Read More »Blooms And Butterflies: How To Make Your Garden A Pollinator Hotspot

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Blooms and Blunders: Learning from Our Gardening Mistakes

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We Must Be Very Smart By Now! Are you struggling with some gardening mishaps? Do you find your seedlings performing in a way that leaves you scratching your head in frustration? You’re not alone. In today’s podcast, we’re going to dive into some common gardening mistakes and share our experiences… Read More »Blooms and Blunders: Learning from Our Gardening Mistakes

January garden tasks

January Garden Tasks: The Ultimate Checklist for Spring Gardening Triumph

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In January, taking care of the garden is important for a great spring and summer ahead. Despite the winter cold, what you do now sets the scene for a thriving garden later on. The January garden tasks you tackle are like an investment in the future beauty and abundance of… Read More »January Garden Tasks: The Ultimate Checklist for Spring Gardening Triumph

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Sustainable Gardening: Xeriscaping Tips for a Beautiful, Low-Water Landscape

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Mastering Drought-Tolerant Landscaping Are you tired of your yard looking dull and lifeless? Do you dream of a vibrant and beautiful landscape that doesn’t require excessive water consumption? Look no further! In this article, we will unveil groundbreaking techniques that will revolutionize your curb appeal by mastering the art of… Read More »Sustainable Gardening: Xeriscaping Tips for a Beautiful, Low-Water Landscape

fall cleanup in the garden

Fall Cleanup in the Garden: Turning Over a New Leaf

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Many gardeners have been taught the traditional chores surrounding fall cleanup in the garden. Fall cleanup has long been mixed with notions of tidiness and preparation for winter’s dormancy. Historically, we’ve been guided by the belief that a meticulous, bare-soiled garden is the key to a successful growing season ahead.… Read More »Fall Cleanup in the Garden: Turning Over a New Leaf

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Nature’s Remedy: Why Gardening Is the Ultimate Prescription for Well-Being

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Why is gardening good for you? Gardening offers a range of health benefits, and putting your hands in the soil, in particular, has some unique advantages. We’ve read and heard of these health benefits of gardening, so I spent some time doing some research to find out if they were… Read More »Nature’s Remedy: Why Gardening Is the Ultimate Prescription for Well-Being