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5 Ways To Protect Your Plants in a Heatwave

sun beating down on growing plants

It’s that time of year again when the sun shines brighter, and the weather gets hotter. Unfortunately, for our plant friends, this can often spell disaster. Heatwaves can cause serious damage to your plants, leaving them wilted, dried out, and in some cases, dead. If you’re worried about your plants during a heatwave, there are …

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How Much Compost Do You Add To Your Garden?

gardener adding compost to garden

Composting your garden is a great way to reduce waste and create nutrient-rich soil for your plants. It’s easy to do, and it’s a great way to recycle kitchen scraps and yard waste. But how much compost should you add to your garden? When it comes to adding compost, there is no one-size-fits-all answer. The quantity …

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15 of the Best Border Plants For Your Lawn or Garden

black eyed susans border plant

Are you looking for some ideas on what plants to put along your property border? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Border plants are a great way to add some color and interest to your lawn or garden. They can also provide some much-needed structure and definition. There are a wide variety of border …

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15 Traditional Lawn Alternatives to Grass

lush green zoysia grass alternative

If you’re thinking of replacing your grass lawn with something else, you’re not alone. In recent years, more and more homeowners have been looking for alternatives to grass. There are several reasons for this, including the high cost of maintaining a grass lawn, the amount of water required to keep grass healthy, and the amount of time …

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