Recent Landscaping Articles

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Flowering Houseplants for Beautiful Blooms Year Round

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 08, 2015

After Labor Day is a somewhat sad season for gardeners, at least those in northern regions. Although you are still awash in tomatoes, zucchinis, and other produce from your vegetable...

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Take Cuttings Now and Overwinter Your Garden Indoors

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 04, 2015

Growing a gorgeous garden is one of summer's greatest pleasures, right up there with grilling your dinner and turning cartwheels in the grass. So why not plan now to continue enjoying...


Protect Your Home Against Prowlers While You're Away

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 22, 2015

Heading off on vacation? Have a fantastic time. Just make sure to secure your home sweet home before you hit the road. Here are easy, doable tips that will help keep your empty house...


Stop Spider Mite Garden Damage this Safe, Natural Way

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 18, 2015

They are tiny but deadly ... to your garden, that is. We're talking about spider mites, minuscule members of the arachnid family with enormous appetites. Not to be confused with dust...

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Why Your Plants Need Pruning

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 14, 2015

"And what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect days ..." (James Russell Lowell). When I mentioned this exuberant quote to some friends, I was met with blank looks....