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In the Weeds
Your weed may be your neighbor’s idea of a wild flower, but in short, a weed is a plant that is unplanned for the garden, that grows vigorously and can choke other plants.

 

Getting Started on Outdoor Chores
When the first flowers poke their heads resolutely through the muddy soil, it's time to leave winter behind. This means it's time for outdoor maintenance.

 

"So Long, Christmas Tree!"
Your Christmas tree's gentle, sentimental beauty kept you company during the last few weeks, but now that January is well underway, it's time to say goodbye.

 

Prepare the Garden for Overwintering

Perennial beds, rose bushes, small trees, and shrubbery all require attention to make it through the below-zero days ahead. Arguably, mulching is most vital now to protect root systems from harsh temperature fluctuations while retaining valuable moisture. Fall is also the time to prune spring-flowering hedges and bushes, and to plant bulbs for spring blooms. Complete both tasks before the first hard frost.


 

To Mulch in the Autumn
All gardens benefit from mulch. Chances are you mulched in the spring, but it's time to do so again to get the garden ready to face the cooler months to come.


 

The Bloom is on the Rose
Roses are both hardy and surprisingly low maintenance. During the summer, they like to be fed and watered -- and deadheaded.

 

Getting Started on Outdoor Chores
When the first flowers poke their heads resolutely through the muddy soil, it's time to leave winter behind. This means it's time for outdoor maintenance.

 








 
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