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The 5 Best Cordless Grass Shears to Revitalize Your Garden

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Cordless grass shears make it easy to keep your garden, patio, and backyard in tip-top shape. They work faster and more accurately than tedious manual grass shears; plus, you get the fun of using a power tool! That’s why cordless grass shears are a totally essential gardening tool. Check out our roundup of the top …

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11 Homemade Seed and Plant Starter Pots

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Since living in small spaces with balconies and patios as my only outdoor zones for growing my garden, my container gardening game has gotten interesting (and actually a lot more fun!). But one of those things that have been challenging has been starting the plants. I have an indoor greenhouse, but I’m limited on space …

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The Best Watering Cans to Keep All Your Plants Happy

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Every gardener knows that good watering can mean the difference between flourishing and floundering plants. Having the right watering can for your plant’s situation, whether they are indoor plants, outdoor plants, or even hanging plants, is imperative for their well-being. This comprehensive guide includes in-depth reviews on the best watering cans of 2021, that will …

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Everything You Need to Know About Companion Planting

Everything You Need to Know About Companion Planting

Ever so often, you come across a gardening concept that teaches you how to make the best out of the limited space you have available. Since organic gardening has grown a lot in popularity over the past decade, people find the idea of planting their own greens a lot more appealing. The entire concept of …

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Everything You Ever Needed to Know About Mulch

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So, what is mulch and why do we use it? I know I’ve spread the stuff around my vegetable garden or flower beds without really knowing its purpose, just liking the look of it. In truth, mulch is very important for the health of your landscaping. It helps retain soil moisture, controls weed growth, prevent soil …

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Burpee Seeds: Everything You Should You Know

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Gardening is one of the most fruitful hobbies that one can think of, but it’s also something that can bring major benefits to your health and lifestyle. With all the controversy surrounding the authenticity of organic produce found in supermarkets, people are now trying to grow their own crops, each to their own possibilities. If …

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Camellia Varieties: 17 Different Camellia Plants to Grow at Home

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Who isn’t crazy about camellias? These gorgeous flowering shrubs can add pops of color to any yard.  They are long-blooming, hardy plants that are easy to grow in gardens or containers. The hardest thing about growing them is choosing from the countless camellia varieties! Or it would be if you didn’t have this handy, dandy guide. I will describe …

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