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9 Gardening Secrets the Experts Never Tell You

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Regardless of why you love to garden, you know it’s worth every second. Whether it be to grow fruits and vegetables to live a sustainable lifestyle, add character to your yard by growing flowers of different colors, or just to reconnect with nature from the comforts of your own home, it’s all worthwhile. That said, …

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Is Watering Your Plants From The Bottom Better?

Knowing how to water your plants is important in successfully growing them and having them thrive. The question that’s on everyone’s mind and gardeners alike is, “Is it better to water your plants from the top or bottom?” Below is all the information you need to know about watering your plants. About Watering Your Plants …

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Avoid These 5 Mistakes When Harvesting Rainwater

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You can do multiple things to both save money and live an eco-friendly life. One of the best methods to achieve these two goals is harvesting rainwater. This activity involves collecting water run-off from structures and surfaces. The easiest way to catch the rainwater is by collecting it in your gutters and channeling it through …

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10 Tips For Creating a Climate-Friendly Yard

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In the past few decades, the importance of protecting the environment has become incredibly apparent. And while there are plenty of ways to reduce your carbon footprint, you may be curious about what changes you can make to create a climate-friendly yard. Fortunately, the process is a lot easier than you might think! In this …

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How Often Should You Water Bamboo Plants?

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Watering plants can be a tricky task, but it’s necessary to ensure they are thriving and healthy. And whether you tend to overwater or underwater, there are several tips and tricks to help you provide your bamboo plants with the right amount of water. Fortunately, bamboo plants are one of the easiest to care for. While there are …

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How To Properly Prune Your Cherry Tree

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Cherry trees are a beautiful addition to any landscape, but they do require some TLC to stay healthy and looking their best. Pruning your cherry tree is an important part of maintaining a healthy tree. Proper pruning will encourage new growth, help the tree to produce more fruit, and keep the tree strong and disease-resistant. …

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