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Release Some Tension...Spend Some Time In Your Garden

(Submitted by: Mike Yeager )

Gardening can be one of the most rewarding and relaxing hobbies that you can engage in. Picture a beautiful spring day, the sweet smell of grass in the air and you get to go out and work the soil and prepare your garden.One of the ... Read article

Mix Perennials into Your Garden for Staying Power

(Submitted by: Kathy Burns-Millyard )

Perennial plants and flowers stay around for more than just one gardening season. Some of them bloom again for only about 3 years, while others will continue to bloom for many years to come.Now sometimes the first year you plant a ... Read article

Ecological Landscape Design and Organic Lawn Care

(Submitted by: Chip Phelan )

There is a growing recognition, that the expanding suburban landscape is having a negative environmental impact. Suburban development often includes vast energy dependant monocultures (perfect, grass lawns). They consume a significant amount of ... Read article

Gardening Tips and Tricks for Late Autumn

(Submitted by: Karen Peralta )

Preparing for the Winter Months: Gardening in OctoberWhen you feel that first solid bite in the breeze and you see the songbirds winging their way south, and the trees are bursting with fire-laden hues, you know you can't be spending the ... Read article

Gardening and Flowers

(Submitted by: Willie Jones )

Gardening is one of lifes pleasures whether you grow flowers, vegetables or herbs; we look forward to the planting season. But whether you are new or seasoned gardener, its important to remember a few basic things.If you want to improve ... Read article

5 Pieces of Equipment Gardeners Cant Live Without

(Submitted by: Colins Smith )

Gardening is fun and rewarding and may be considered a hobby, talent or both and sometimes its just luck. Gardening is not as easy as it looks and involves dedication, time and consistency and many trials and errors. There are many aspects to ... Read article

Gardening on a Budget

(Submitted by: JoMarie Thomson )

When we moved into our south Anchorage log home I had glorious plans for the 1/3 acre lot. Some previous owner had chopped down every tree counting on the neighboring woodlands for green and shade. The house was near the street with a lumpy hilly ... Read article

Butterfly Gardening

(Submitted by: Jane Lake )

Butterfly gardening is not only a joy, it is one way that you can help restore declining butterfly populations. Simply adding a few new plants to your backyard may attract dozens of different butterflies, according to landscape designers at the ... Read article

Gardening in Containers

(Submitted by: Jill Dow )

Every Garden can benefit from the addition of container gardens. They add interst and variety, plus are easily moved around. If you live in an apartment or have a small area to work with this may be the only solution for you.Your ... Read article

Gardening For Birds

(Submitted by: Ronald Patterson )

What a cruel trick the weather is playing on us.WE HAVE SNOW ! ! !A bit depressing for us outdoor types.Yet, what better time to cheer myself up by writing to you.Karen is in the kitchen right now.Pookie (Putta) ... Read article

September Gardening Tips

(Submitted by: Paul Guzman )

Well it is now September, and the mornings are great aren't they? It is now beginning to be the best time to plant trees and shrubs. It is a great time because the above ground temperatures are dropping and the below ground temps are still warm ... Read article

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