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Stop Uninvited Guests...Deer

Stop Uninvited Guests...Deer - 5 easy ways to deter deer from your garden -

The most effective way to stop deer is an 8 foot tall fence around your garden, but if you don't have the time or money to build a fence right now, here are some other ways to deter deer.

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Limited Space Gardening for Urban Lifestyles

Limited Space Gardening for Urban Lifestyles - container ideas for your balcony or small-space garden -

For homes with a small area, containers are the ideal solution for creating mini-gardens all around a balcony, porch, deck, or even just at the foot of some stairs.

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Flowering Vines

Flowering Vines - our top 5 picks that shade & shine in summer’s heat -

Summer is starting to simmer. Here are the best fast-growing vines that not only provide shade in summer, but are also in bloom during the hottest time of year.

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We Love Our Pollinators!

We Love Our Pollinators! - national pollinator week -

Many of our crops are dependent upon animal pollinators; one of every three bites of the food we eat is thanks to insects, birds, bats, and other pollinators. Here are four pollinators and some of the plants they frequently visit.

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Garden Hacks – How to Garden During Drought

Garden Hacks – How to Garden During Drought

When water resources are scarce, follow these seven water-saving measures to limit your water usage, but allow you to continue enjoying a garden.

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Get to Know Scaevola, Fan Flower

Get to Know Scaevola, Fan Flower

Learn more about this trendy, Australian native that cascades beautifully from containers and raised beds.

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Top 5 Tips: Maintaining a Bird Bath

Top 5 Tips: Maintaining a Bird Bath - keep the birds happy & healthy -

Birds are a joy to watch. Attract birds to your garden with a clean bird bath for them to drink and bathe.

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Secrets of Success for Outdoor Potted Plants

Secrets of Success for Outdoor Potted Plants - tips for beginners -

Follow these basic steps of care to keep your container gardens beautiful and flourishing all season long.

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Time-Saving Tip: Mulch

Time-Saving Tip: Mulch

Mulch is more than an attractive finishing touch in a garden. Adding mulch to the garden is a time-saving, water-saving, weed-minimizing, and soil-improving step that is worth the effort.

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Get to Know Apple Tree

Get to Know Apple Tree

The blossoms of apple trees are a sure sign of springtime. The bees busy themselves pollinating fruit trees as they bloom early in the season, and then the fruits of their labor will be harvested in late summer and early autumn.

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