Recent Landscaping Articles


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Pretty up Your Plants: Garden "Jewelry" to Find or Make

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 13, 2016

My mother could be described as the "garden angel" of her neighborhood. Not only does she keep her own yard full of colorful flowers surrounded by a delicate hand-crafted twig fence,...


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How, When and Where to Water Potted Plants

Posted by Laura Firszt | Feb 15, 2016

Potted plants are a beautiful green presence that enhances the environment of your home and garden. Help your container plant collection thrive by learning how, when, and where to water...


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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...