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How to Prep Your Lawn and Garden for Fall

Icy Lawn

When fall comes around, one thing is for sure: winter is right behind it. Because of that, it’s incredibly important that you start prepping your lawn and garden for cooler weather and cooler temperatures, especially if you live in an area that gets a lot of snow. Knowing how to prepare your yard for the …

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Expandable Hoses: Do they Really Work and Are They Worth It?

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Traditional hoses are bulky, and they can get heavy if you don’t drain all the water when you’re done. Dragging them around the yard is not exactly fun, and a kink in the water hose will bring everything to a stop. Luckily, there’s a solution. An expandable garden hose is kink-free, it shrinks to a fraction of …

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Vertical Gardens: A Solution to Pollution?

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Vertical gardens have been gaining popularity both in homes and large urban areas around the globe. These green walls, or living walls, are a great way to add a touch of the natural world to our concrete-heavy cities and even indoors in our homes and offices. However, many environmentalists are now starting to point to …

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What is a Vertical Garden?

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Gardening is a popular activity used to improve mental health and reduce stress and a lower-cost option for accessing higher-quality, fresh food. However, many people view gardening strictly for those with large properties to build a traditional garden bed. The truth is that there are many options available to support gardeners in any space, including …

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8 Types of Garden Pests Most Common in the Fall

What happens when pests are left alone in the fall? Unfortunately, those pests will prepare for winter and re-emerge in your garden next spring. Don’t mistake them for beneficial insects, as these destructive pests can seriously damage your outdoor and indoor plants. To end your growing season on a high and have a good start …

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