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We've come up with this Spring To-Do List: Plan your garden layout on paper and develop a planting schedule. Ask us for a FREE planting chart for your vegetable garden! Plant "cold crop" veggies, such as peas, cabbage and broccoli. Clear debris from the base of roses, shrubs, lawn and flower beds. Apply a fresh layer of mulch. Fall leaves and debris can hold diseases that might over-winter. Check your soil pH in the lawn and garden. Take a sample to your extension office or purchase a self-test kit. Amend your soil to obtain the desired pH that's right for what you are growing. Work in a layer of organic soil amendment to your vegetable garden. May we suggest Read More Spring To-Do List

Time to Seed Your Lawn

Over time, every lawn can look worn and thin, but how do you know when to reseed your lawn so new grass can grow into thick, healthy, luxurious turf? An Unhealthy Lawn When your grass starts to show wear, it isn't always time to reseed.

Spring Garden Guide

Spring is a favorite season for many gardeners, and performing the proper tasks from late winter through late spring can help you enjoy a productive, bountiful growing season. In late winter… When a few warm days arrive late in winter, it's time to start thinking about spring gardening.

2015 Garden Trends

Gardening is in style every year, from hobby gardening and home-grown vegetables to decorative flowers and agriculture, but new trends develop each year to meet what interests gardeners most. So what is most interesting about gardening in 2015?

Caring for Houseplants

From ferns and vines to flowers, cacti and tropical foliage, houseplants are great indoor accents that refresh the air and make a home more natural and welcoming. While some plants can be difficult to care for, many houseplants are easy for even inexperienced gardeners to enjoy.

Make a Pine Cone Bird Feeder

A pine cone bird feeder is an easy, fun and affordable project ideal for all ages. With just a few basic supplies and simple steps, anyone can turn a pine cone into a feeder that will attract woodpeckers, chickadees, titmice, nuthatches, finches and a wide range of other backyard birds.