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Soil Secrets

One of the top questions we get asked by customers is what soil we recommend for planting in the ground or in a container.  We carry many options of soils, and agree that it can be overwhelming.  Here are our recommendations: Planting in ...

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Spring for Citrus

Now in Spring is the best time to plant a citrus tree. Why? When newly planted trees are planted now, they have the best chance of establishing in time for summer. When planted in fall, unestablished plants may not fare well through winter. The ...

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Organic Gardening Tips

In today’s society organic gardening is more popular than ever as gardeners attempt to avoid artificial fertilizers and the sometimes-harmful chemicals in pest control. People are more conscious about what they eat, and want the freshest and ...

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Top 5 Tomatoes

Tomatoes add flavor and freshness to our salads, sandwiches and savory dishes. They taste even better when you grow them yourself! Whether you are interested in growing them in a container, a raised garden bed, in ground, there is the variety for you ...

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Benefits of Mulch

  Mulch helps plants and keeps soil healthy. All plants greatly benefit from mulching.  The application or re-application of mulch is important to provide your garden once per year. Cedar or cypress bark is recommended due to its ...

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10 Steps to Your Best Tomatoes

Love tomatoes? Get ready for your best harvest yet, thanks to these easy-grows-it tips. Big, Beautiful Tomatoes Homegrown tomatoes deliver flavor and then some. Raising your own crop of sun-ripened 'maters is one of summer’s official ...

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13 "Can't Kill" Flowers for Beginners

Don't say you have a brown thumb! Try these easy-to-grow, can't-kill beauties and watch your beginner's thumb turn green.   Sunflowers Sunflower seeds are large and easy to handle, so they're great for children or beginner ...

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Is it an Annual or a Perennial?

  One of the most joyous parts of gardening is planting COLOR! Unique, pretty, fragrant and COLORful flowers.  Now you probably know we generally categorize flowers into two different categories.  The first one is, ...

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How to Make a Small Garden Seem Bigger

Have a small space and big garden dreams? Try a tip or two this Spring!   Divide and Conquer It seems counter-productive, but dividing a small space into smaller areas based on function actually helps give a little yard some breathing room. ...

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Amazing Azaleas

Click here to watch & learn about Azaleas and their care from owner Peter Mayeux on KADN   Azaleas seem to boldly announce the arrival of spring when we see their bright blooms appear all over town and neighborhoods.   Did you know ...

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