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Lawn Time No See
SPRING LAWN CARE 101 Tackling spring lawn care provides a just-right dose of fresh air, sunshine, and exercise — and...
Spring Bulbs & Seeds - What You Need To Know
Spring is Around the Corner - It's Almost Bulb & Seed Time! For the flower gardener, spring-planted bulbs which bloom in...
House Plants & Healthy Living: February
February is the perfect time to add some color to your home with flowering plants. They clean the air and...
How To Care For Your Tropical Plants In The Winter
In order to keep your houseplants happy and healthy during the cooler months, you must modify their care. Below we...
Winterizing Your Plant Babies
Bring in Any Tropicals/Houseplants IndoorsIf you have any potted tropical plants or annuals that you want to keep around for...
Light Requirements for Tropical Plants
Tropical Plants & how to keep your foliage happy & healthy Understanding light levels for plants, let alone the varying...
GROWING MARIJUANA - PART 2 - LET'S GET GROWING!
Written by Kim Smerek Starting with Seeds If you are growing marijuana at home for the first time, choose the...
DIVIDING PERENNIALS
Written by Kim Smerek   Watching your garden mature year after year is one of the great joys of gardening. After...
WATER YOUR GARDEN (THE RIGHT WAY)
Written by Kim Smerek As with everything else about gardening, how to water and how much to water is not...
USING ROCKS IN YOUR LANDSCAPE
Written by Kim Smerek Rocks provide a natural, durable landscape accent or ground cover, requiring little or no maintenance. Not...
WHEN AND HOW TO FEED YOUR GARDEN
Written by Kim Smerek Maintaining a magnificent garden full of lush trees, flowers, foliage and fruit isn't as hard as...
HOW TO GROW HAPPY HYDRANGEAS
Written by Kim Smerek The big snowball blooms of Hydrangea shrubs throughout summertime and into the fall are irresistible, not...
DECORATING WITH PLANTS
Written by Kim Smerek We can't underestimate the power that plants have in our daily environment, whether in our homes...
ATTRACTING POLLINATORS TO YOUR GARDEN
Written by Kim Smerek When we think of pollinators, we tend to think of bees and butterflies, buzzing and flitting...
NATIVE PLANTS IN THE GARDEN
Written by Kim Smerek Native plants have a reputation for being too plain for the garden. Not true! Some of...
10 REASONS TO PLANT ORNAMENTAL GRASSES
 Written by Kim Smerek 1. Ground Cover   Low-growing or mid-height grasses, like Elijah Blue Fescue (Festuca glauca) that only grows...
GROWING MARIJUANA PART 1 - GUIDELINES & EQUIPMENT
Written by Kim Smerek Part 1 – Guidelines & EquipmentSo you'd like to try growing marijuana?  Since October 2018,  Canadian adults 19...