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How to Prune Your Hydrangeas

How to Prune Your Hydrangeas

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Hydrangeas are prized for their stunning flowers, but to encourage them every season, you have to make sure you prune them the right way, at the right time...
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The Top 6 Tips for Planting Bulbs in the Fall

The Top 6 Tips for Planting Bulbs in the Fall

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After a long, snowy winter, we all look forward to seeing those spring blooms peeking out and brightening up your garden. This is the time of year to start planning and planting for a successful spring in your garden. Planting bulbs in the fall is a great way to guarantee that spring colour...
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Fertilize in the Fall? 7 Tips for Fall Lawn Care

Fertilize in the Fall? 7 Tips for Fall Lawn Care

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Taking care of your lawn in the fall ensures that your lawn will have less winter damage, will recover faster in the spring, and have deep roots to help it withstand the summer’s drought...
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Caring for Ornamental Grasses – When to Trim and How to Divide Them

Caring for Ornamental Grasses – When to Trim and How to Divide Them

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Ornamental grasses add height, movement, texture and colour to any landscape. They are tolerant of many soil types and thrive with lots of sun, little rain and no chemicals or fertilizer. Native grasses, especially, are also an attractive food source for birds and butterflies...
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