GARDEN

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Oh Deer! | Protect Your Garden From This Prolific Pest

Once the scourge of rural gardens, the burgeoning deer population has moved to more urban areas thanks to civilization encroaching on their natural habitat combined with a lack of local ...
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Plot Your Perfect Potting Spot | Create A Stylish, Practical Workbench For Your Garden Tools

There’s nothing that kills the joy of gardening more than back pain. While you’re out in the fresh air soaking in all of nature’s goodness, your outdoor hobby can be ...
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Lavender The Wonder Plant

Whether you’re planting a kitchen garden, a container of herbs or merely looking for a hardy perennial to add interest to your landscape, lavender comes strongly recommended. Cultivated from Roman ...
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The Secret’s in the Soil | Take the Guesswork out of Gardening by Doing a Soil Test

When you head to the local lawn and garden center to find a cure for your under-performing yard or wimpy flower or vegetable gardens, the shelves full of products that ...
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Grow Your Own Spring Lettuces

Growing a variety of greens is easy this spring. You will find lettuce seed packets everywhere—from local garden shops and hardware centers to big box stores. Spring lettuces are simple ...
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Historic Garden Day in Roanoke

Each spring visitors are welcomed to over 250 of Virginia’s most beautiful gardens, homes and historic landmarks during The Garden Club of Virginia’s Historic Garden Week. A beloved tradition, this 8-day ...
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Beneficial Bugs | Insects and Host Plants Work Together to Protect Gardens

For many gardeners the task of keeping vulnerable plants safe from the hungry grips of pests
can be a frustrating task. All too often a season of carefully tended crops ...
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The Gem of the Landscape | Five Reasons to Love Southern Magnolias

Of all species of magnolias, there is perhaps none as iconic or more beloved than the Southern magnolia. Known for the delightful scent that fills the air when they bloom, ...
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