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December 27, 2018
composting tips

Don’t Make These Composting Mistakes

Are you ready to start composting at your home? Great! Compositing is not only good for the environment, but it also produces great nutrient dense food for your garden. The good news is that composting isn’t terribly difficult. In fact, it’s pretty hard to ruin your compost. Essentially you just need to be mindful that […]
December 23, 2018
plant bed benefits

Benefits of Raised Garden Beds

You’ve probably seen pictures of raised garden beds online and in magazines. Maybe you’re interested in trying to create one in your own yard, but you’re not sure where to start. The practice of building raised garden beds goes back thousands of years. Today, there is no sign of them losing their popularity any time […]
December 23, 2018
beneficial bugs

6 Insects That Are Beneficial to Your Garden

Before you step on that bug you see scampering across your yard, you might want to stop and consider whether or not it’s actually beneficial to your landscape. There are many creepy crawlies that will prey on your precious plants. However, there are also plenty of insects that are actually helpful. These beneficial insects are […]
December 6, 2018
rock garden

Now And Zen: 10 Inspiring Ideas For A No-Worry Rock Garden

Japanese zen gardens date back to at least the 15th century. They have remained in favor since that time, but recent years have seen an increase in popularity in the U.S. Zen rock gardens are particularly popular in places where droughts are common. They eliminate the need for grass, which requires a lot of water. […]