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A Short Lawn Care Guide For the Summer

A Short Lawn Care Guide For the Summer

Keeping your grass looking beautiful this summer means more than just mowing your lawn once a week. These tips can make your yard the envy of your neighborhood.  Lawn Care Guide for the Summer Aeration. The critical factor for deciding when to aerate your grass isn’t based on the season but on which type of grass you have. Many homeowners in the Salem area have a mixture of cool...
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Summer Watering Tips For Your Outdoor Plants

Summer Watering Tips For Your Outdoor Plants

With an average of 46 inches of rain per year, Salem has plenty of rain during the summer. But the area can also experience periods of sweltering and extremely dry weather like last summer’s heat waves. That means finding the perfect balance between letting your plants dry out in the sun and flooding them with too much water can be a constant struggle. These 4 tips will keep your garden...
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Why It’s Important to Attract Bees to Your Garden

Why It’s Important to Attract Bees to Your Garden

Is Your Garden Bee-Friendly? There’s nothing more beautiful that a garden in full bloom, attracting flitting butterflies and buzzing bees underneath a blue sky. Unfortunately, we see fewer and fewer bees today. We need bees; they are a wild pollinator and without them the world loses a major portion of its flora. The decline of the bee population has been a serious concern since the 1990’s. As...
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Gardening Gifts Mom Will Love

Gardening Gifts Mom Will Love

Spring is here! That means two things: It is time to get back in the garden, and Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Why not encourage your mom to get a little exercise in the fresh air with these five great gardening gifts for Mother’s Day. Five Gifts Every Garden-Loving Mom Will Want 1. Gardening Gloves Help your mom protect her hands, as well as her expensive manicure, with a...
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The Benefits of Finding the Right Partner for Lawn Renovation

The Benefits of Finding the Right Partner for Lawn Renovation

The Art of Lawn Renovation: Breaking Things Down Lawn renovation brings with it a huge number of benefits that can’t be ignored. Not only can it inject a whole new look and feel into your yard, but when approached with an eye towards the bigger picture it can also increase your property value, too. But make no mistake: this is the type of lawn maintenance journey that you do not want to go...
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Tips for Planting an Edible Garden

Tips for Planting an Edible Garden

How to Plant Edible Gardens Enjoying a simple meal made from the food you grew yourself is immensely satisfying. Sadly, it is a pleasure few suburbanites have. But it doesn’t need to be that way. Even homeowners with small yards can have the joy of creating a yard-to-table experience as long as they are willing to plan and put in the effort. Luckily, adding homegrown produce to your diet...
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