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Top Ten things to Make Dads Day!

It’s Father’s Day. The day that Dad’s all over the world get to sleep in, get breakfast in bed and at some point during the day get gift or two. What dad may want is some time off from the … Continue reading

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10 Watering Tips in the Middle of a Drought!

So in Central Virginia we have been going through a bit of a drought. Watering is taxing resources and may not be helping in so cases. So we enter the ketch 22 should we water or not. So today while … Continue reading

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Tomtoes, tomatoes, tomatoes!!!

All the work is worth it in the sandwiches and salads of the summer, and sauces and pickles in the winter. Continue reading

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Raised Bed Progress Report

The 12 inch height makes them comfortable to kneel or sit beside and work without straining your back.
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Wild Weather in May

So may has been a wild one more like weather you would expect in April. We have had frost and tempuratures as high as 90 degrees. This has made sarting the garden a little tricky. With weather this erratic developing … Continue reading

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Containers, Not all created equal.

Not all containers are created equal. When picking containers your first focus has to be the size of the plant or plants that you want to grow. You need to make sure that the mature plants are going to have … Continue reading

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RainwaterGardens for Everyone!

Finally technology has caught up with desire. Rainwater irrigation is no longer a dream. We do not have to suffer jeering of naysayers that laugh at the possibility of a rainwater garden. Rainwater garden are here to stay and will … Continue reading

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Don’t tread on me! a Grass Tale.

So it has swung into the high eighties and nineties for much of the east coast this week. Now we don’t just have to watch the bugs in the garden and lawn; we have to pay attention to signs of … Continue reading

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Water for You and Your plants!

With the heat wave that is expected for the East Coast later this week it is important to get out early and water your plants. If this is just not possible do it in the evening around dusk, but water … Continue reading

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Summer Landscaping Essentials

So today we have the 10 Problems to Prevent in Summer Gardens:
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