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15 Types of Chrysanthemums for Your Gardens

beautiful purple chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemums are gorgeous flowering perennials that originated from China over six centuries ago but have been introduced to gardens all around the world. Belonging to the Asteraceae family, these 15th-century flowers from the chrysanthemum genus has a deceiving appearance. It looks like one huge flower, but it’s made up of countless florets growing from a single stem!  …

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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?

expandable hose on deck

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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