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A guide to lawn care

A Guide to Lawn Care for Busy People

Last Updated on February 9, 2020 A Guide to Lawn Care.  How often have you walked past a house with a neglected lawn? Probably too many times to count. With so many other commitments it’s easy to forget about the garden and let it become overrun with weeds or let it dry out so much […]

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Gardening Gift Ideas for the Gardener

Last Updated on June 7, 2019 Gardening Gift Ideas for the Gardener.  There is nothing better than receiving a gift relating to one’s passion. If your loved one’s passion is gardening, then show your thoughtfulness by giving a gift that will be truly appreciated. There are so many great gardening gifts that the only constraint […]

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Sod and Lawn tips for the Southwest

Last Updated on July 12, 2020 Sod and Lawn tips for the Southwest.  Everyone wants a perfect looking lawn including myself. Here are my tips for making folks say “Wow look at that lawn”! Seed or Sod? Seeds are less expensive but not all the seeds will germinate, birds will peck away at the seeds […]

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What is fertilizer

Last Updated on April 5, 2020 What is fertilizer?  Have you ever wondered what are those three numbers on a bag, box or package of fertilizer are supposed to mean?  How do you analyze them? What about chemicals versus organic?  Why do we need to fertilize our plants and trees in the first place? I will […]

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Gardening tips in cold weather

Last Updated on January 16, 2018 Gardening tips in cold weather. Winters are short around the Southwest.  Many folks won’t shut off the A/C unit until mid-November. Winter can be a hard time for gardens and gardeners but here are a few winter gardening tips that will help your plants and your garden landscape survive the […]

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How To Get Your Garden Summer Ready

Last Updated on March 18, 2018 As we creep closer to summer the weather is already warming up. Luckily for us, this means we can spend more time outdoors and make use of our gardens once again. For some, the harsh winter weather will have left the garden in a condition that isn’t so inviting […]

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