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Apr 17, 2019
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How to mow a stripy lawn
A well-mown stripy lawn is a thing of beauty. If you’ve set your sights on achieving a lawn of the finest striped calibre this year, read on for some expert advice from Steve Copnall of Allett Mowers. If you’re to successfully ...
The English Garden
10 Drought-Tolerant Landscaping Ideas
Dry weather affects us all at some point. But gardeners can deal with it if they implement these tips for drought-tolerant landscaping ...
Family Handyman
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Butterfly Flowers to Grow From Seed
It’s just common sense – the more butterfly flowers you have in your garden, the more butterflies you’ll see. If you have a large ...
Birds & Blooms
17 Lawn Mysteries Explained (And How to Fix Them)
Why Won’t Grass Grow in Shaded Spots? Problem: “My wife wanted grass, so I tried to grow it many times over the years. But thanks to ...
Family Handyman
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Strawberries With Anthracnose – Treating Strawberry Anthracnose Disease
Anthracnose of strawberries is a destructive fungal disease that if left uncontrolled, can decimate entire crops. Treating strawberry ...
Gardening Know How
How to Deal with Moles in Your Yard
Just when you think you’ve gotten your yard to the pinnacle of neatness, here comes a pesky mole to turn your lawn into a superhighway ...
Today's Homeowner
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Growing Podocarpus Macrophyllus: Care Tips For The Fern Pine
Podocarpus macrophyllus pronounced [pod-oh-KAR-pus mak-roh-FIL-us] and has a few common names: Japanese yew Yew plum pine Buddhist ...
Plant Care Today
Patio Decorating Ideas that Bring the Indoors Out
No matter how many string lights you hang or candles you light, no one will want to spend time on your patio if it isn’t comfortable ...
Family Handyman
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April jobs to do in the garden
“April is such a fantastic month. The light levels have increased and the temperatures are holding at much better level for germination ...
The English Garden
How to Landscape a Steep Hillside on Your Yard
John Deere provided the heavy equipment to improve the looks and control erosion on this steep hillside at a home in Windham, New ...
Today's Homeowner
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Copper Garden Design – Tips On Using Copper In The Garden
Gardeners who are looking for something unique and exciting to set their landscape apart might try garden design with copper. Using  ...
Gardening Know How
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"Because my generation cares about the planet!"
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Trivia
What is another name for the herb wormwood?
See the answer below.
Bottle Brush Tree Care: How To Grow The Callistemon
The Bottle Brush tree (Callistemon), belongs to the Myrtaceae family. Bottlebrush trees are quite similar (and closest) to the Paperbark ...
Plant Care Today
What Year Was It?
The First Earth Day
What Year
Earth Day, an event to increase public awareness of the world's environmental problems, is celebrated in the United States for the first time.
The day was Apr 22. What year was it?
Quote of the Week
"I know that if odour were visible, as colour is, I'd see the summer garden in rainbow clouds."
Robert Bridges
Trivia Answer
What is another name for the herb wormwood?
Answer: Absinthe