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The Azalea chop

Last updated: 05/27/2018

This summer it’s all change for the azaleas that live on the bank between Moat Walk and the Nuttery. Long overdue a complete overhaul, the azaleas received the equivalent of a mi

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Ask Alys: is there a dog-resistant alternative to grass?

Last updated: 05/27/2018

The onslaught of my two labradors means I have paved over most of my lawn, but the remaining grass turns nasty even with frequent cleaning and raking. Can you suggest tough, flat,

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The Best Flowers for Hanging Baskets

Last updated: 05/27/2018

Hanging flower baskets are a front porch staple. Put a fresh twist on yours with new varieties of flowers for hanging baskets that are sure to boost your curb appeal and make your

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Nature trail activity!

Last updated: 05/27/2018

Creating a nature trail in your school or community garden is a great way to support local wildlife whilst adding that extra spot of beauty to your surroundings. Follow these easy

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Most-Pinned Curb Appeal Ideas

Last updated: 05/27/2018

Life is about appreciating the journey, so make sure you provide pleasurable passage from curb to door. Densely packed hosta and boxwoods create verdant bands that emphasize this w

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Bright Ideas for Better Landscape Lighting Bids

Last updated: 05/26/2018

Have you ever had potential clients interested in landscape lighting, but were scared off by the cost? Sticker-shock happens, but don’t give up just yet when the client says no

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Fertilizers Continue Mostly Higher

Last updated: 05/26/2018

Telvent DTN, LLC, doing business as “DTN The Progressive Farmer” or “Schneider Electric” (hereinafter “Schneider Electric”) respects individual privacy and values the c

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Research Project Verifies Dollar Return on Iowa Cover Crops

Last updated: 05/26/2018

AMES, Iowa – New research says that, depending on the size of their farms, Iowa farmers can save between $350 and $40,000 per year by grazing cattle on cover crops. The two-year,

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Tighter controls sought for polluted farm runoff

Last updated: 05/26/2018

A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Indiana farmers have benefited from billions of dollars in agricultural subsidies in recent decades, some of i

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Cranberry Cutting Propagation ? Learn How To Root Cranberry Cuttings

Last updated: 05/26/2018

Cranberries are not grown from seeds but rather from one-year-old cuttings or three-year-old seedlings. Sure, you can purchase cuttings and these will be a year old and have a root

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