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Rid Your Garden Of Slugs

Slugs are major pests of horticultural plants throughout the world. They are destructive pests of home gardens, landscapes, nurseries, greenhouses, and field crops.

Bee Balm, A Beautiful And Useful Plant For Your Garden

Bee Balm is a very pretty herb with a wonderful fruity, minty aroma. The gorgeous tubular flowers, held like a crown at the top of the 3-4 foot stems in mid and late summer come in a lot of colors including red, pink and purple. On top of all these qualities, it is a hardy perennial herb that will grow in all zones. Bee Balm requires full sun or light shade and fertile, light and moist soil. It is best propagated by division or cuttings rather than seed because the seed isn’t always true to the parent plant.

Garden Retreats

Create a garden retreat in your own back yard. Whatever the size of your yard you can create a garden retreat filled with the things you love.

Giving Your Garden A Touch Of Home

During the warm months we try to spend a great deal of our leisure time outdoors. It’s a good idea to decorate your lawn and garden areas with all the comforts of your home. A few nice touches will provide your outdoor space with a feeling of welcome and beauty!

Adding A Birdbath To Your Lawn Or Garden

Every child knows that running under a sprinkler or being sprayed by a water hose is a fun way to cool off on a hot summer day. Cool water always makes the summer’s heat tolerable and even enjoyable. You can offer the same relief from the heat to the birds in your backyard!

An Alternative To Gas Powered Mowers

I have always hated using my gas-powered mower. It’s loud, heavy and stinky. I sometimes even pull muscles just trying to start it.

How To Plan Your Herb Garden

An herb garden can bring a person a lot of pleasure because there’s so many things that can be done with herbs such as herbal crafts, herbal teas and herbal seasonings

Growing Garlic in the Home Garden

Garlic has been cultivated since ancient times. Today it is used as a condiment and as flavoring in gravies, tomato sauces, soups, stews, pickles, salads, salad dressings, and breads.

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