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Which Bugs Are Beneficial for Your Garden?

One of the common misconceptions about bugs is that they are all pests in your garden. Fortunately, research has shown that some insects are beneficial and can help you grow lush flowers and produce without resorting to poisons. To effectively cut down on the pesticides that you use, you must identify the harmful bugs and differentiate them from those that are beneficial.

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Tips for Keeping Your Yard Looking Nice

Even if your home's exterior has been beautifully kept up, few people will be able to appreciate that if your lawn is messy or neglected. Luckily, it doesn't take much to keep your lawn looking nice. Here's what to do in order to have an enviable lawn.

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Eco-Friendly Lawn Alternatives for Homeowners

The well-manicured lawn has been a longtime symbol of the American dream. Therefore, even the most eco-friendly of families may not be willing to neglect or remove it from their home. Keep reading for some ways that you can start being more eco-friendly when it comes to your home's lawn.

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Do You Have Anxiety? Start Gardening

In the United States alone, it's estimated that over 40 million adults suffer from an anxiety disorder. This makes anxiety an extremely prevalent mental health condition that may affect your everyday life. Luckily, there are ways to lessen the intensity of anxiety symptoms. One way you may not have thought of is growing a garden. Here are a few reasons why starting a gardening hobby could help you if you have anxiety. Dirt Makes Humans Happy A lack of serotonin is one major reason you suffer from anxiety, and it is possible to use medications to increase serotonin and dopamine, the feel-good hormones. However, it's also possible to dig your hands in good soil and experience a similar effect. A...

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3 Real Gardens You Have to See to Believe

Sometimes you have to see something with your own eyes to appreciate its beauty. The US is flush with an abundance of gardens just waiting to be explored. These gardens are more than just a place to take a leisurely stroll through the blooming buds. With a bevy of special events, rotating exhibitions, and educational programs, these gardens are a true destination. Here are three real gardens that you simply have to see to believe. New York Botanical Garden Conveniently located in the Bronx, this natural wonder is just a quick train ride away from Grand Central Station. Escape the urban jungle of New York City with a trip to the New York Botanical Gardens and you will be transported...

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