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Rose Platter: throw away your garden sprinklers

 

Sprinklers waste a good bit of water through evaporation. Instead use rubber soaked hoses. They leak moisture to the soil at slow rates, enabling the water to be absorbed rather than running off. 44 more words

Smart Gardening: Best Apps for Your Garden

For some, gardening is a way to escape from the endless buzz of technology. Texts, emails, and work notifications can easily disturb the peace that comes with cultivating your own flowers and produce. 543 more words

Green Gardening Secrets: Native Planting

“Going Native” has become a popular topic of discussion in green gardening communities, and landscaping companies are taking note. Building off of research that attests to the benefits of native planting, landscapers have begun offering their customers more native foliage options. 370 more words

Landscaping

Green Gardening Secrets: Making a Rain Garden

In these hot, dry summer months, you may be looking for a way to conserve water and cut down on your bills without neglecting your plants. 721 more words

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Green Gardening Secrets: Compost!

Good, fertile soil is like black gold to gardeners. It is invaluable resource that, in many places across the U.S, is unfortunately hard to find. Regular applications of fertilizer can help add nutrients to nutrient-poor soil, but, for money-conscious gardeners, there is a cheaper, all-natural solution that can be made right at home. 622 more words

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Green Gardening Secrets: Building Ecosystems

Keeping a “green” garden is about more than the lushness of your plants. A green garden is a sustainable, energy-saving, eco-conscious garden that conserves limited (and expensive) resources like water and power by working more efficiently. 578 more words

Landscaping

Mt. Cuba Part One: Formal Gardens

The Colonial Revival manor house built at Mt. Cuba in 1935 by the Lammot du Pont Copelands.

For Mother’s Day my family surprised me with a visit to… 756 more words

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