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Lawns & Gardens

Easy Organic Compost (Infographic)

Composting does a garden good---and organic, DIY is even better! Whether you live in the city, in the suburbs, or in the country---even a cold climate---composting can be easy. No matter the siz…

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Do Seed Bombs Really Work?

I feel terrible about saying this out loud, but itís been bothering me for a VERY long time, and I finally just have to admit it: I kind of donít think that seed bombs work. So, Seed Bomb 101 fo…

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How to Attract Butterflies to Your Garden

Having a garden is one of lifeís greatest pleasures. Tangible benefits can be gained from interacting directly with the natural world, including healing faster after an illness and improving kidsí cre…

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3 Lawn Alternatives for Low-Maintenance, Eco-Friendly Yards

A lush green lawn is lovely in theory, but in actual practice, it tends to be a major hassle. Mowing and weeding are just plain hard work, and the amount of water necessary to maintain a traditional l…

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The Herb Growing Cheat Sheet (Infographic)

Has spring sprung? The weather might still be deciding, but it's not too early to start thinking about your indoor and outdoor herb gardens. With the help of this infographic, you can provide your her…

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The Humane Way to Keep Herons Out of Koi Ponds

For those with decorative ponds that contain Koi and other expensive fish, keeping large, long-billed birds from eating them can be a challengeóespecially if you donít want to harm these beautiful ani…

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7 Surprising Ways to Use Pet Hair

Pet hair here, pet hair there, pet hair everywhere! Yep, if there's anything pet parents have plenty of, it's pet hair, so why not put some if it to good use? Read on for clever ways to reuse your ani…

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How to Make Fresh Flowers Last Longer (Infographic)

With spring comes flowers -- for Mother's Day, spring weddings, and that beautiful centerpiece at your dinner table. Here's a quick tip sheet on how to make your vase of freshly picked flowers last lo…

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It’s April: What to do in the Garden

Welcome to Spring! And April... a month full of gardening to-dos. It's a great month for planting just about everything, including trees (Arbor Day is Friday, April 24th this year) and woody sh…

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Yoga for Gardeners: Recover from the Garden on the Mat

My husband and I gave our garden its yearly spring overhaul last weekend, and I am paying for it this week. All of that bending, lifting, and digging did a number on my poor body, and it's time to…

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