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Jun 26, 2019
A Garden for Frogs, Toads, Bees, and Butterflies
Kimberly Hennelly is sharing photos today of her garden and the various nonhuman visitors she welcomes into the space. I wanted to share ...
Fine Gardening
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Squash Bee Info: Are Squash Bees Good To Have In The Garden
More gardeners need good squash bee information because these honey bee look-alikes are critically important for vegetable gardening ...
Gardening Know How
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Simple Steps to Prevent Powdery Mildew
Powdery mildew shows up on leaves as a white coating that looks like someone sprinkled baby powder on the leaves of vegetable plants ...
Vegetable Gardener
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Flower Bed Decor That’s Not Tacky
Tacky flower bed decor? Gnome thank you! From rustic to modern, these tasteful landscape additions elevate your outdoor space. Stepping ...
Family Handyman
How to Keep Mice, Rats, and Squirrels Away from Bird Feeders
Birds and rodents both love to eat seeds; so where there’s one, there's likely to be the other. Squirrels, mice, and rats can invade ...
Today's Home Owner
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Plant a pollinator garden to attract bees
You can help save the bees that pollinate our food production systems by joining a national movement to plant more bee-friendly gardens ...
Greenability
50 Brilliant Ways to Spruce Up Your Backyard This Summer
Whether it’s a deck or stone patio or even a patch of grass, defining a place to gather is a must, even for small backyard designs ...
Family Handyman
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Plant up summer pots for shots of color
Few things beat bedding for sheer flower power. If you want to brighten up terraces and patios, a couple of containers bursting ...
The English Garden
Get Rid Of June Bugs Beetles and Grubs
In the late springtime you may notice large numbers of brown and iridescent green beetles around your lawn and garden.These are June ...
Plant Care Today
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Selecting Roses For Hedges: How To Grow Hedge Roses
Hedge roses form glorious borders filled with glossy leaves, brightly colored flowers and golden orange rose hips.They are quite ...
Gardening Know How
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"I pruned a tree once, so technically I'm allowed to put 'branch manager' on my resume."
Copyright © Randy Glasbergen
Trivia
Approximately how many pencils can an average size tree can provide?
See the answer below.
Garden Myth: Gravel in Pots and Containers
Actually, it's a myth, but it's one that even I believed for many years. The common belief is that a layer of gravel in the bottom of pots ...
Today's Home Owner
What Year Was It?
Truman Orders U.S. Forces to Korea
What Year
President Truman announces that he is ordering U.S. air and naval forces to South Korea to aid the democratic nation in repulsing an invasion by communist North Korea.
The day was Jun 27. What year was it?
Quote of the Week
"Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul."
Luther Burbank
Trivia Answer
Approximately how many pencils can an average size tree can provide?
Answer: 170,100