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Celebrate Earth Day - Conserve Water
On April 22nd people around the world will celebrate Earth Day. Get involved by making a change in your own backyard.
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DIY Tree Watering Device
Be sure to keep your most expensive living landscape investment thriving for years to come. Properly water and mulch your trees for their health and longevity.
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Expand Your Plant Collection with Cane Cuttings
Improve your plants' appearance and expand your houseplant collection by starting new plants from cane cuttings.
From the Faucet to the Garden - Water for the Garden
No matter where you live we are all concerned about our precious resource – water. And whether you live in an apartment or you garden a large plot of ground – you can make a difference one bucket at a time.
Grow a Few Christmas Gifts
Help small children handle the anticipation and adults deal with the stress of the holidays while creating a few homegrown gifts.
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Grow Your Own Pineapple
Don’t compost the top of your pineapple. Instead, use it to start an indoor garden with your favorite young or seasoned gardeners.
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Growing Sweet Potatoes Indoors
The pantry is full of fall favorites like squash, pumpkins and sweet potatoes. But busy schedules may find a few things growing in the back of the cupboard. Don't discard those sweet potatoes that sprout in storage. Make it a fun gardening activity for the family.
Keep Your Landscape Green Despite Watering Bans and High Water Bills
You can have a good-looking landscape and lower your water bill this summer!
Whether it is a self-imposed or community wide watering ban, many gardeners are looking for ways to reduce their use of municipal water.
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Low Maintenance Eco-Friendly Garden Tips
Reduce maintenance and be kind to the environment with a few simple changes in your gardening practices.
Be waterwise. Reduce water use by growing drought tolerant plants and mulching the soil to conserve water. And always water thoroughly and only when needed to encourage deep, more drought tolerant roots.
Low Maintenance Water Wise Gardening with Irrigation
Reduce your workload, increase productivity and be water wise.
Medinilla for Indoor and Outdoor Gardens
Add a bit of the tropics to your patio or indoor garden with a Medinilla plant.
Preparing Dormant Annuals for the Growing Season
Clear a spot on the windowsill and make room for geraniums, fuchsias, lantanas and any other plants that were stored in a cool dark location indoors for winter.
Plants like people need water for healthy growth and development. Gardeners often need to supplement rainfall to keep plants healthy. If done right, it can make the difference between a failed garden and success. Done wrong, it increases disease problems, causes greater drought stress for your plants and wastes water.
Smart Irrigation Month - Planning a WaterSense Irrigation System
Watering our landscapes properly can save water and improve our plants' health. And if you decide to invest in an irrigation system make sure to get the best value and water savings by doing your homework first.
Summer Lawn Care
Warm temperatures, drought and summer rain storms take their toll on our landscapes. Keep your lawn healthy and looking its best despite the summer weather.
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You waited all season for that first red ripe tomato only to discover less-than-perfect fruit. But don’t worry, you can still have a great harvest and improve things for next season.
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Transplanting Cacti, Pain-free
Move potbound cacti and succulents into a slightly larger container without injuring yourself.
Vacation Care for Your House Plants
You can stop your mail, kennel your pets, but it is difficult to find a reliable house plant sitter while on vacation.
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Water Wise Gardening
Use water wisely in your landscape to save you time, improve plant health and reduce your water bill.
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Waterwise Vegetable Gardening
You can grow garden fresh produce while conserving water and limiting the time spent watering.