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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

How to Avoid Fungal Diseases on trees and plants.  One big problem with gardening no matter what part of the world you live in is a fungus AKA fungus blight.  One question I get often is  “Where does this fungus come from?”  Well, it comes from too much moisture and humid conditions. Is fungus a […]

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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 then almost withers away a few days later. Observe your Plants It’s […]

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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

Here is a question I get all the time “How to block neighbors’ view of my yard”?  You could build an expensive brick, wood, or steel wall to do this.  What you need are privacy plants, folks want something that will block the neighbors from looking into your yard.  Often, they want to block the […]

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Choose the Right Plants For Your Climate Zone

Choose the Right Plants For Your Climate Zone

How to Choose the Right Plants For Your Climate Zone Global warming has taken its toll on our climate, giving us shorter winters and longer, hotter summers. While the warmer weather can sound like a dream fulfilled for some, the effects of global climate change are not all pleasant and they could have adverse effects […]

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The Benefits of gas hedge trimmers

Benefits of Using Gas Hedge Trimmers

Benefits of Using Gas Hedge Trimmers Keeping the hedge requires time and effort. The best gas hedge trimmer will complement your personal needs. Most gas hedge trimmers are durable and powerful machines helping you do the trimming of your hedges, fast and easy. Whether you are looking to a purchase a machine for commercial or […]

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