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24 of The Best Gardening Books for Beginners

We live in an era of instant everything. Instant rice, instant communication, and most importantly … instant-dry nail polish! But one thing that can’t be sped up is your garden. I learned that when my fourth-grade teacher had us start sunflower seeds in a paper cup. I woke up each…
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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…
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NPK: It’s Important If You Want an Amazing Garden

Has this ever happened to you? You’re standing in the fertilizer aisle of your local garden center, looking at all the packages, and your eyes glaze over. There are too many choices. And you’re not sure which one to buy. When you pick up the first package and glance at…
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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…
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Types of Mulch: How to Choose The Best One

With color choices like red, brown, and black, and materials like wood, stone, and rubber, how can you choose the right mulch for your garden without getting overwhelmed? All you have to do is follow three simple steps. These three steps will help you avoid the kind of devastating mistake…
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