Imagine…

Always knowing when to
plant, prune, and harvest.

All you need is the right checklist.

ORNAMENTAL GARDENS

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The 5 Best Pruning Books Will Help You Prune Like a Pro!

Pruning is one of the most essential and yet subtle skills for a gardener to master. Because there’s more to it than cutting off branches that look diseased or dead. Even small mistakes can have big consequences, and you don’t want your garden to look like Charlie Brown’s tree after …
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The Best Lawn Care Books for Growing Great Grass This Year

Almost every home has a lawn. And every lawn needs to be maintained. And you want to grow gorgeous green grass. But how do you do it? Buy bags of fertilizer? Spray weed killer? What about mowing and irrigation? There’s so much to learn! And homeowners need trustworthy, helpful information about lawns. So, I’ve compiled a list of …
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What to Plant in March

The garden in March is defined by transitions. It’s the month when winter yields to spring. We finally get to harvest the first green salad leaves, pull the first weeds, and we keep our fingers crossed for a quick end to mud season so we can actually get some gardening done! As the …
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The Best Flowers and Vegetables to Plant This February

It may be hard to believe, but it’s time to start planning this year’s garden! Don’t let February’s gray skies, frigid temperatures, and snow-capped gardens fool you. Spring is just around the corner… So, now’s the time to decide what you want to grow this year. Once you have your garden plan …
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What to Plant in May: Everything You Need to Know

It’s time to get serious about planting! This is the month when heat-loving veggies like tomatoes and peppers can go into the ground unprotected. Cool-season annual flowers can be planted early in the month, but wait until after your last frost to plant tender annuals. Keep reading to get the full list of …
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The Best Flowers and Vegetables to Plant in April

April is here and that means glimpses of green will pop up in the garden this month. The first green to appear in my garden comes from the earliest bulbs – snowdrops. Soon after the daffodils make an appearance, yellow as egg yolks. And I love watching the bees buzz from …
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