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Is Drought Driving You Back to Turf Grass?

I was asked about popular gardening trends for a local newspaper article and I mentioned how gardeners across the nation are replacing turf grass with perennials and how traditional garden beds are partnering with edibles. While that is true for … Continue reading

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Take a Deep Breath – August Gardening is Not So Bad

If  you get rain. I always smile a bit when gardeners complain about hot, dry August gardening. Walk to the grocery store for bread and come home with burnt toast. Ya, it has been that hot and dry.

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What Happens if You Don’t Cut or Water Your Lawn?

You can always grow beautiful flowers instead. Tour my garden in late June, where the front garden is almost anything but grass. Is this story real?

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