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Gardening Essentials

We got a late start to the garden this year because of  Old Man Winter sticking around so long. Well, he’s gone now and we are working sun-up to sun-down to try and catch up. 415 more words

Gardening

“Whenever the sun is shining, I feel obligated to play outside!”

Yesterday summer dropped by for a visit and decided to stay a while. It was 70˚ here and in the high 80’s away from the coast. 339 more words

Musings

Mulching And Edging Your Planting Beds

Mulching and edging your planting beds can feel like a punishment you have to endure in order to enjoy the pleasure of planting colorful annuals. As we approach Memorial Day next week, which is the traditional time for planting annuals in our area, some of us put off the planting to avoid the necessary prep work. 301 more words

Birchcrest

Connections: May 24

What is this woodland sprite

that’s come to live with me?

Did it hitchhike on the mulch?

How did it come to be?

It surprised my eye one morning… 12 more words

Photography

Marvelous Mulch

Mulch is one of the best ways to maintain moisture in your soil. It also serves as a very effective way of feeding and regulating growing temperatures in your soil. 231 more words

Spring-clean Your Yard to Prevent Termites

Spring-cleaning is a fun time to get outside and make your yard more enjoyable for upcoming cookouts, campfires and summer get-togethers. But before you roll up your sleeves and put on some gardening gloves, here are some tips on how to make your place less enjoyable for termites. 387 more words

Termites

How to Mulch a Garden

May is for mulching. If you want to take your landscape to the next level, mulching your garden can do just that. Mulch provides plants with nutrients, conserves moisture, provides shade for delicate roots, and enhances the visual appeal of your garden. 264 more words

Landscaping