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7 Benefits of Using Rocks Instead of Mulch In Your Garden

rockery rock garden

Decorative rocks or garden rocks are a great addition to any outdoor space. Not only are they beautiful but you can custom arrange them to make your garden one of a kind. Since rocks come in all shapes, sizes, and colors, you can mix and match different types. If you are gardening and looking for …

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How To Prevent and Treat Early Blight on Tomatoes

Early blight tomato causal agent Alternaria solani. Tomato disease.

Early blight is a very common killer of tomato plants every year, but there are ways to prevent it and treat it if you do catch it in time. If you grow tomatoes in your garden each year, knowing the signs of early blight are important. Here are a few tips for preventing this disease …

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Avoid These 8 Most Common Succulent Garden Mistakes

Collection of various multicolored succulent plants. Succulent garden in a metallic pot.

Are you a succulent lover? If you are, then you know that succulents can add some major life (and green!) to any space. However, if you’re new to succulent gardening, there are a few things you should avoid doing if you want your succulents to thrive. Here are the top eight most common succulent garden …

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How To Mulch With Straw in Your Vegetable Garden

Covering young cucumber plants with straw mulch to protect against rapid drying and control weeds in the garden

You may have heard that mulching with straw is a beneficial addition to your vegetable garden. With plenty of perks, such as being light and easy to work with, as well as inexpensive and accessible, straw mulch is a good option for many gardeners. But, there’s more to it than that! Straw mulch boasts many benefits, from providing …

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