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Gardening with Chickens

Last updated: 05/16/2018

Today’s pictures come from Avis Vesely in Maryland, photos she took on her morning “week and walk” with her 4 hens! I had to ask her more about her garden and how she manages to...

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Goulson says Plants for Pollinators shift "sidesteps" neonicotinoid issue

Last updated: 05/15/2018

Professor Dave Goulson has said the RHS changing its Perfect for Pollinators logo to Plants for Pollinators in response to his research on chemicals found in garden centre...

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Growing Mint

Last updated: 05/15/2018

Mint can be a rather unruly thug in the garden if it’s left to its own devices, but the human race has had a soft spot for this herb dating back to around 1,000 B.C. The Romans...

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Spring Pet Dangers

Last updated: 05/15/2018

Spring usually means cleaning and getting outside for some quality time in your yard. For those of us who are pet owners, spring is an important time to understand the dangers...

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10 Creative Ways To Use Pallets In Your Garden

Last updated: 05/15/2018

Looking for ways to beautify your garden without breaking the bank? Use old pallets. You can make all kind of great things from them such as pallet walkway, garden beds, table,...

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Gardening can relieve stress and anxiety says national charity Thrive

Last updated: 05/15/2018

By tackling stress, we can go a long way to tackle mental health problems such as anxiety and depression, and, in some instances, self-harm and suicide.

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10 Amazing DIY Garden Paths And Walkways

Last updated: 05/15/2018

The garden paths and walkways are a good place for your walks. Moreover they are also a great decorative element which enhance the appearance of your landscape. In a sense,...

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10 Privacy Screen Ideas That’ll Keep Your Neighbors From Snooping

Last updated: 05/15/2018

You’re avoiding your backyard because you feel there is very little privacy and you are worried your neighbours can see every move and hear every conversation? No matter how...

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Crabgrass and spotted spurge and dandelions, oh my! Salt Lake City lawns are among the worst in the nation for weeds in 2018.

Last updated: 05/14/2018

A lack of snow in the Wasatch Mountains this winter is one of the reasons more weeds are growing in your yard this spring. Utah’s capital city has been named one of the 10 worst...

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Smart moves: Smart home technology

Last updated: 05/14/2018

Home automation technology is on the rise, bringing opportunities for landscape companies. As you pull into the drive after a long day’s work, the exterior lights on your home...

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