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8 Winter Prep Tips for Your Garden
Winter is coming, whether you're ready or not, and your garden needs attention. Follow this...
How to Get a Better Lawn
Keep your grass green, help your lawn stay lush and learn how to keep your...
10 Tricks for Growing Better Vegetables
Control pests, keep plants safe from cold weather and learn the experts' secrets and tips...
8 DIY Tips for Caring for Trees and Shrubs
Get your azaleas, roses, trees and shrubs looking fantastic by following these gardener's do-it-yourself tips.
How to Build Fertile Soil
Soils in coastal gardens are usually porous and low in nutrients and it may take...
How to Manage Weeds in the Garden
Take advantage of modern research in weed biology to manage unwanted weeds without back breaking...
Bee Balm in the Landscape
If you have a damp spot in the yard, fill it with bee balm. Then,...
Tips for Designing a Wildlife Pond
There are several key points for a successful wildlife pond.
Learn About Growing Sweet Peas
The most popular variety of sweet pea, Lathyrus odoratus, lives up well to its name....
Companion Planting Strategies
The best defense against threats to your garden is a solid garden plan! Read these...
Eco-Friendly and Effective Pest Control for Edible Crops
The presence of pests in the vegetable patch is often due to simple cultivation errors....
Backyard Landscaping Ideas for Multipurpose Plants
Planting certain species close together can improve pollination and fertility of plants, and also reduce...
The Gardener’s Guide to Lilies
Stately lily plants, with their exotic flower forms and their great variety in colour and...
11 DIY Secrets to Starting Your Garden
Start seeding and get your garden looking great using these cheap, do-it-yourself solutions to starting...
How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes in your Landscape
Mosquitoes were bad enough when they just made you itch. Now that some of them...
How to Evaluate a Damaged Lawn
A damaged lawn can be treated with some good old tender, love and care. Here,...
How to Attract Wildlife to Your Landscape
A mere 100 years ago, the greater portion of our landscape was farmland. There were wood...
Weed Control in the Landscape: Taking Care of Weed Barriers
Landscaping fabric and other artificial weed barriers are effective alternatives to herbicides, but can cause...
Improve the Look of Your Backyard Landscape with these 3 Easy Lawn Repair Tips
Most lawns suffer damage at some time or other. Paths that are worn into them,...
Landscaping for Your Climate: How to Choose the Right Plants
Choosing the best plants for your climate can be a challenege. Here are some tips...
Landscaping Tips for Fruit Trees
Fruit trees come in all shapes and sizes, so that there is one for every...
How to Replenish Your Soil and Improve the Health of Your Landscape for Years to Come
Whether it's time constraints or poor health, knowing and replenishing your soil can be a...
Backyard Landscaping Ideas: Planning a Heather Garden
Heather gardens can give your landscape brilliant colour and bring any dull yard to life....
How to Install a Pre-Formed Pond Liner
Are you thinking about adding a pond to your landscape? Ready-made ponds come in all...
First Aid for Your Lawn
Even though the warmer days are coming to an end it's not too late to...
Oct-Nov Backyard Garden Checklist
Winter is on its way-the days are shorter, the air is cooler, and plant growth...
Landscaping Ideas To Get Organized: Get a Shed!
Sheds are great to have on your property to keep it clean and organized. They...
Vermicomposting: A Different Way to Compost
Did you know you that worms are an effective way to compost yard and kitchen...
Aggressive Plants in the Landscape to Avoid
Do you find a plant that blooms all season long, tolerates a wide range of...
Picking the Right Shape for Your Plant Pot
Plant and flower pots are wonderful landscaping ideas for your entrance way or backyard. A...
Landscaping Ideas for Greener Grass
Green lawns-yours, your neighbours'-are good for property values, and the pressure for upkeep can be...
Lawn Care Tips: What to Know About Fertilizer
An adequately fed lawn is denser, more weed free, and more attractive. A well-fertilized lawn...