Garden Safety

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Edible Garden Paradise

Harvesting Beauty: Crafting an Aesthetic Edible Garden Paradise The allure of a garden is undeniable, offering respite from the daily grind and a connection to nature’s beauty. What if one were told that their garden could be more than just a feast for the eyes? Imagine a landscape that not only pleases their aesthetic senses […]

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Poisonous plants in the desert

Poisonous plants in the Desert

Many are toxic to humans and pets, but some are more toxic than others. The thing to know is that all plants have some degree of toxic qualities in them.  The number of toxins in all plants varies, others only produce mild to severe reactions when touched. Some will only irritate the skin.

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Watering Plants During Drought

Watering your plants during drought season.  Around the Southwest, the drought season is every year starting in late spring and lasting until mid-fall. The lakes are low and water rights are always going through legal maneuvering.  A few clouds around the horizon but they rarely amount to anything. It is tuff to conserve water when […]

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10 Gardening Hacks Every Gardener Should Know

10 Gardening Hacks.  If you want to set up a small garden in your home, we want you to know about these 10 amazing gardening hacks first. These hacks will make it easy for you to take care of your new garden and prevent the common problems faced by other beginners. So let’s get started. […]

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How to Avoid Fungal Diseases on trees and plants

How to Avoid Fungal Diseases on trees and plants

Is fungus a blight?

Yes, it is.  And fungus blight is a bacterial fungus and is spread by birds, animals, wind, and insects.  Fungus spores are mostly microscopic except for the mushroom.  There a numerous types of fungus around the world but for this article, we will focus on the most common fungus in the typical garden and landscape areas.

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3 Tips To Improve Garden Safety For Seniors

3 Tips To Improve Garden Safety For Seniors.  When it comes to hobbies that help you age well, gardening has repeatedly ruled the lists. The benefits of gardening are well-documented, thanks to a host of studies. According to past research, taking up gardening in your later years can help reduce stress, aid in mental and […]

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How to use insecticidal soaps

How to use insecticidal soaps? Will they work? Well, they do and they don’t!  Most of our customers have tried to use some type of soap and water mixture to kill aphids and other insects.  Many tell me it kinda works, or not at all.  Eventually, most will purchase a nonorganic insecticide to make sure […]

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Insects and Diseases on plants

Insects and diseases on plants are a big problem for almost any part of the U.S. or in the world, and the Southwest U.S. region has its share of pests and diseases.  Many folks have no idea why a plant looks magnificent one day and then almost withers away a few days later. Observe your […]

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How to keep birds away from fruit trees

How to keep birds away from fruit trees

How to keep birds away from fruit trees.  Before we get ahead and find the right way to keep birds away from your fruit trees it is important to note that it is illegal to kill most migratory birds.  Except for pigeons, house sparrows, and European starlings.  Each state has its own laws it’s important […]

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How to block neighbors view of my yard

How to block neighbors view of my yard

There are numerous large shrubs and trees that will help you block your neighbor’s view.  Most garden nursery stores will have these plants, but they are typically small to medium-sized plants.  If you are looking for super large almost full-grown plants, you might have to call your local landscapers. 

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