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3 Natural Tricks for Keeping Pests Out of Your Garden

Gardening is great for the body, mind and soul. In order to harvest the biggest crops, however, you must successfully grow them until they are ready to harvest. Unfortunately, pests will be fighting you for your fruits and vegetables. Here are three natural tricks for keeping pests away. Release the Ladybugs Ladybugs eat up to 60 aphids a day, so you want to encourage them to live in your garden. They also munch on scales, mealybugs, leafhoppers and mites. Ladybugs feed on a variety of plants including dill, fennel, caraway, wild carrots, yarrow and cilantro, so plant some in your garden to encourage ladybugs to come naturally. You can also buy ladybugs, but they still need these plants to thrive....

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4 Simple Gardening Tips for Increasing Yield

Gardening is a daunting task, but it is fun when you have the right tools and knowledge. Here are 4 tips on how to improve your garden yield this year. Make Weeding a Daily Habit Understanding that weeding is one of the most essential parts of raising a garden will put you one step closer to a healthier and more fruitful garden. Weeds tend to choke out your plants. They fight for the same nutrients, sunlight, and water as the plants you put in the ground. Plan time in your day to weed your garden thoroughly. Making a habit of doing this at the same time every day will allow your plants to grow faster and will help your weeds...

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Designing Your Garden? Try These 3 Sources for Inspiration

Gardening is a favorite hobby for many people, and it can be an ideal way to relax. From raised vegetable gardens to sprawling flower beds and delicate herb gardens, you can have complete flexibility over the design and let your creativity flow. Whether you're designing your very first garden or your 100th one, you can take inspiration from all around you. Try checking out the sources below to spark your imagination. Manor Homes Manor homes offer an up-close view of the layout of both historic and large gardens, and many of these homes have several different types of gardens. For example, you might find a kitchen garden full of herbs to use in cooking, a flower garden, and several formal...

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How to Make a Succulent Topiary For Your Garden

She does a amazing job of showing just how easy it really is to plant and make your topiary come to life.  For more information about how to plant in our topiaries with a step by step guide, head over to Everyday Best.  Or, checkout her video demonstration below! With our extensive line of topiaries, we're sure to have the perfect match for you.  From dogs, to pigs, cows, deer and many more, there is a large variety to choose from.  Many come with the option for frame only, filled with lush sphagnum moss, or some even come with a pre-lit frame!

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4 Ways to Protect Your Garden from Pests

If you have a green thumb and enjoy spending time outside, then you likely take pride in the quality of your garden. Although you may spend a significant amount of time and energy tending to the garden, invaders can wreak havoc on your hard work in a short amount of time if the space is left unattended. If you want to protect your garden from wild animals and critters, there are a few steps to take for added peace of mind.

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