Seasonal Gardening

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Fall Gardening Tips & Checklist

Protect your plants before the cold sets in.

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Is Your Backyard Ready For Spring? A Comprehensive Checklist

Spruce things up to get the most out of your space.

Gardening Doesn't Stop When Fall Starts in Southeast Texas

Fall is the perfect time for gardening in Southeast Texas.

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Spring Cleaning in the Garden

Take your spring cleaning outside.

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Winter Gardening for the Southwest

From planting herbs to fertilization, there's plenty to do in the cooler months.

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Winterizing Outdoor Equipment

From lawn mowers to patio furniture, protect your outdoor items from cold weather.

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5 Ways to Recycle Fall Leaves

Don't let leaves waste away in a garbage bin.

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Providing Winter Care For Impatiens

Sold as an annual, impatiens is actually a tender perennial which does not tolerate frost.

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Caring for Your Spireas over Winter

Shrubs like spireas are perfect for border patterns.

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14 Things to Do in the Garden During Winter

Take care of some essential winter garden tasks and you’ll be ready for a gorgeous spring.

A forsythia plant.
Caring for a Forsythia During Winter

The forsythia is a flowering shrub.

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9 Spring DIYs for the Yard

These spring prep projects can be completed in a weekend.

Monthly Maintenance Checklists for Your Garden: Spring

The term garden journal is widely used, but do you know what a garden journal is?

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Caring for Your Cosmos Over the Winter

Cosmos are wonderful, beautiful and fairly easy to take care of.

White and red azaleas.
Preparing Your Azaleas for The Winter

Don't let your azaleas perish during the harsh winter!

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Maintaining a Yucca Plant Over Winter

Yucca plants are very hardy and are easy to take care of.

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Winter Care Tips For Your Coleus

When the cold weather hits, take care of your coleus plant so it can prosper again the next year.

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How to Blow out a Sprinkler System with an Air Compressor

Use this tool to prevent winter sprinkler system problems.

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Caring for Sage during Winter

The sage or Salvia officinalis shrub is regarded as a sturdy and evergreen household herb. It needs minimal

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Black-Eyed Susan: Winter Care Tips

Black-Eyed Susan can be perennial (Rudbeckia fulgida) or annual (Rudbeckia hirta). Garden varieties of

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Providing Winter Care for a Phlox

A phlox plant can be a beautiful addition to any garden. If you want to keep this plant healthy during

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Top Ten Things to Do Before Winter

With a little preventative maintenance in the fall your lawn and property will be in great shape in

Winterizing Your Poppies

While poppies are usually native to warmer climates, they can still thrive in colder areas with some preparation when the seasons begin to change from warm to cool.

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Winterizing Your Rhododendrons

Rhododendrons can get damaged by the cold.

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How to Use Cover Cropping to Make Your Garden Sustainable

Cover cropping keeps soil healthier and makes gardens look better year-round.

Reviving Your Ornamentals From the Harsh Winter

The one thing that hated winter as much as you did is your yard.

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Done Before Dinner: 5 DIYs for Spring's Longer Days

Take advantage of extra daylight hours by dusting off winter's gloom from your home and getting a jump start on spring yard work.

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Snowblower 101: How to Choose and Maintain This Winter Tool

Consider 4 factors when choosing a snowblower, and then follow some of our safety and maintenance tips to keep it running well.

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6 Ways to Protect Your Plants From Freezing Temps

As the temperature drops, think about more than hot chocolate and fireplaces. Before you hibernate, make sure your plants are set to endure the winter.

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How to Winterize a Canna Lily

The canna lily is a tall, graceful and striking plant. Although cana lillies are perennials, they are