How to Decrease Fungal Disease in the Garden

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In the humidity of the growing season, garden hygiene is of utmost importance in order to keep plants free of fungi. Prevention is the best treatment for fungal infection, whether it be spotting or mildew. Much like the way humans can be affected by Athlete’s Foot or ringworm, a fungal disease can be exacerbated in … Read more

How to Thin Plants Suffering From Powdery Mildew

Phlox Paniculata and Mondarda Didyama (Bee Balm) plants are stunning additions to any yard.  They are, however, susceptible to powdery mildew–and especially during the Spring season. The fungus covers the leaves, which causes them to drop off and can lead to severely stunting the plant’s growth. While there are both chemical and natural spray remedies … Read more

Four Most Common Poisonous Plants

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While nature has brought us all a lot of beautiful flowers, it has also delivered numerous poisonous plants that can really hurt us if we’re not properly protected. In fact, in the past, these types of plants have caused everything from headaches to death. Check out our list below of the most common poisonous plants … Read more

11 Ways To Kill Garden Weeds

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Weeds are like little unwanted leeches – they steal nutrients, sunlight, and water from the very plants that need it the most. The result? Those tomato plants won’t go beyond the stumpy sprout phase and your weed infestation is out of control. Why put in all the hard work and effort just to sit back … Read more

Natural Ways to Kill Weeds

Kill Weeds

It doesn’t matter how gorgeous your garden, yard grass or landscaping is, weeds can detract from that beauty in an instant. Weeds are the bane of every dedicated gardener, and keeping them at bay is often a non-stop chore that is difficult to keep up with. Gardeners spend a great deal of money on expensive … Read more

Poison Ivy Removal in Three Steps

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Plain and simple, poison ivy is a gardener’s worst nightmare. That’s because the resin in their oil is actually toxic, meaning it can cause everything from rashes when you touch it to lung problems if you burn it. There is hope, though. You can get rid of poison ivy in your garden by following these easy … Read more

Three Ways to Control Bamboo

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Bamboo has a way of making any garden look beautiful. However, at the same time, bamboo has a way of completely spreading out and taking over whatever area it’s situated in. Don’t worry, though. If you want to place bamboo in your yard, there are options you can take to control bamboo so it doesn’t … Read more