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Garden Ideas

Tips on how to plan a garden for larger properties, including vegetables, fruit, butterfly gardens, and more.

Beautiful Gardens

Our best tips and tricks along with the top 15 perfect cutting...
Summertime is just around the corner! Here are some of our favorite things to do during the season.
Summertime is just around the corner! Here are some of our favorite...
Retaining walls are built to hold back soil, especially when your garden or flowers are located on an unnatural slope on your yard or farm.
There are many different ways to build a retaining wall. Here are...

Our Country Garden: Dividing Perennials

DIY Garden stories

Plant for pollinators this year during National Pollinator Week, June...
Make your own skin care products with these natural ingredients.
Make your own skin care products with these natural ingredients.
Improve soil organic matter and water conservation in your garden with these cover crops.
Improve soil organic matter and water conservation in your garden...

Our Country Garden: Preserving Fall Leaves

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