Recent Landscaping Articles


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Lovely Low-Maintenance Houseplants as Valentine's Gifts

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 27, 2016

Low-maintenance houseplant recommendations by people who hate houseplants was the bizarre subject of an article I just read. The premise was: Ask a hater and they'll be sure to know...


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Fill Your House with a Foretaste of Spring -- Sweet!

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 11, 2016

Well, now that the holiday season is over, it still feels like a long way until spring. I don't know about you, but I am getting a touch of that old cabin fever. I don't want to wait...


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Home Snow Removal: It's not Just for Walkways

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 24, 2015

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! Well, maybe not. A white wintry wonderland is lovely, until you have to shovel your walkway to get to your car or the street. And that's not the...


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Awesome Indoor Planting Projects for Young Gardeners

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 09, 2015

Are you looking for something fun and creative to do with children this winter? Why not let them try their hand at gardening? There are plenty of small-scale indoor gardening projects...


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What to Do Now to Prevent Winter Garden Problems

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 05, 2015

Winter is hard on your garden. Cold weather, heavy winds, and snow obviously have great potential to harm your precious plants. Other possible trouble sources are hungry animals and...