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Care Basics for Beautiful Lilacs

May 14, 2019 11:24:48 AM

Written by McKay Staff in Gardening 101 How-to Guide Plants & Flowers

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For a lot of us northern gardeners, lilacs are landscape essentials we can’t live without. Until their delicious fragrance permeates our yards and homes, spring is incomplete. Reliable and low-maintenance, lilacs can flourish for decades with very little care. By planting several types of lilacs, from early bloomers to late-blooming types, you can prolong your bloom party by several weeks. All it takes is good site selection, proper water and fertilizer, and timely pruning to keep lilacs at their blooming peak.

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6 Tips for Summer Garden Success

Mar 20, 2019 12:01:00 PM

Written by McKay Staff in Gardening 101 How-to Guide

As summer vacations and activities kick into high gear, it’s tempting to forget about garden upkeep and focus on fun and sun. But taking time out for a few simple tasks can reduce summer stresses for you and your plants. Follow these summer care tips to keep your landscape ready for relaxation, entertaining and enjoyment:

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Must-Haves for Container Gardening

Mar 20, 2019 12:01:00 PM

Written by McKay Staff in Gardening 101 How-to Guide Plants & Flowers

Container gardening offers a lot of options. There’s a variety of styles, pots, and plants that can be used and featured. While lots of options are great, they can also be incredibly overwhelming. Not all plants can thrive in a container garden and it can be hard to know where to start, what to do, or what to use. Here are easy plants to start with for your container garden.

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The landscape around your home can be one of the best places for birdwatching when you garden with plants that let birds know they’ve found a home. Plants provide food, such as nectar for hummers and seeds and berries for songbirds, but they also provide nesting sites and shelter so birds feel safe enough to stick around.

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How to Not Kill your NEW Plants!

Mar 20, 2019 8:01:00 AM

Written by McKay Staff in Problem Solvers Gardening 101 How-to Guide

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Gardening, whether it’s flowers, trees or vegetables, can seem rather simple. Getting a plant and digging a hole is easy, and it may seem like that’s all there is.. However, most plants come with a tag that has details and specifications that have been carefully put together to give your plant optimum success. Here is a simple guide about how to follow the tags that come with plants, and also why to follow the specifications.

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