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Determining The Best Pruning Shears For You

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If you’re looking to do some garden maintenance before the cold weather hits, you’re in the right mindset. Making sure your lawn and surrounding forestation is neatly trimmed and cared for will ensure its health in the Spring. Especially so with tree pruning. Ensure your property is clear of dead branches and low-hanging ones. To …

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Our Top 5 Picks For The Best Kitchen Composter

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If you’re interested in composting, but don’t need a large outdoor composter or want to stop piling your inside bin full of smelly, rotten food, then you might be looking for the best kitchen composter. Not only is composting great for the environment, but it also helps your garden out too as your soil will …

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Best Lightweight Garden Hose Picks for Your Watering Needs

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If you’re tired of dragging around heavy garden hoses from watering location to watering location, you have to look into these lightweight options. While good hoses tend to be heavy and cumbersome, you can find durable and lightweight garden hoses. We found them for you and have reviewed them in detail below. Read on to …

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How to Use Grow Bags to Harvest Vegetables With Minimal Space

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Are you looking for an alternative to in-ground garden beds this growing season? Are you short on space for your favorite vegetable plants? Grow bags are a convenient way to plant tomatoes and more without a ton of garden space. With proper care and storage, you can reuse them each year for a customizable garden …

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How to Use a Heat Mat for Plants to Grow Seedlings Faster

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As I’m preparing my patio container garden this spring, I’ve been thinking about ways to grow seedlings easier and better than I have in the past years. One of the ideas I’ve found that’s been helpful is using a heat mat for plants. These devices help promote growth, faster germination, and generally, an easier start …

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Best Wood Chippers: Easy Landscape Cleanup Solutions

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After my spring cleanup, I literally have branches lying in every corner of my property. First, the tall bushes needed to be trimmed, then the fruit trees, and finally I tackled the pines that border the property and took off some bottom branches to influence growth higher up. I also want to spread some new …

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Best Trimmer Line: 5 Products to Help Keep Your Yard Looking Its Best

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String trimmers are fantastic tools to keep your yard looking spick and span. But eventually, you’ll have to replace that string line. We have sifted through the market to bring you the best weed eater lines available right now. Below, you’ll find our in-depth reviews and tips for picking the trimmer line that works best …

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