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8 of the Best Plants For Your Rain Garden

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Rain gardens are a wonderful way to help the environment while playing up the beauty of thirsty plants that love swampy zones. Since a rain garden is a shallow, bowl-shaped area that collects the water runoff from all those trouble spots in your yard, they’re an all-around solution for your outdoor spaces. But knowing which plants to …

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Common Gardening Mistakes You Might Be Making

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Common gardening mistakes are made by new and experienced gardeners alike. Whether you are starting a new garden bed or picking up from where you left off, there are certain habits to avoid for your garden’s prosperity. Monitoring your garden consistently will keep you in touch with any issues your plants may be experiencing. It …

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9 Plants That Attract Monarch Butterflies

Monarch Butterfly

Monarch butterflies are lovely insects that you can easily attract to your garden with the help of certain types of plants. These plants provide nectar for monarchs as well as a place to lay their eggs. If you’re looking to attract more monarch butterflies to your yard, try incorporating some of these great options into …

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Perennial Plants that Thrive No Matter What

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Perennial plants are some of the most hardy and resilient plants out there. And there are many that can thrive in any kind of weather or climate. They also make a great addition to any garden or landscape. Whether you’re looking for beautiful flowers, lush foliage, or an ornamental shrub, perennial plants can provide all …

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Common Raised Garden Mistakes You Might Be Making

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Raised gardens have become an increasingly popular way to grow your food. These types of gardens are typically made from wood and raised on legs, which creates the perfect conditions for growing healthy plants. There are several types of raised garden beds available, each with its own unique set of benefits. However, there are many …

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Unique Succulent Planter Ideas For Your Backyard

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Succulents have taken the gardening world by storm in the last several years. But keeping the creativity growing as we plant these lovely little beauties can be a challenge at times. Nobody wants their garden to look “same-old.” But these fun planter ideas, both DIY and not, will get those creative juices flowing again and …

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