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Easy High-Impact Plants for Containers

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Easy High-Impact Plants for Containers

Summers should be carefree, and so too the gardening we do to enhance our outdoor-living spaces. Container gardens are an easy way to bring color and beauty to decks, patios, entryways and other summer spaces.

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Prepare a Banquet for the Birds

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Prepare a Banquet for the Birds

Not long ago, my husband and I were invited to breakfast at a friend’s home close to Maine in Otter Tail County. The breakfast was delicious…

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Rain Gardens: Help improve the water quality of your lake

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Rain Gardens: Help improve the water quality of your lake

Wise gardeners turn landscape problems into assets. They turn gully-gushing rainwater into a plant and wildlife haven – and protect waterways besides. How, you ask? Simple: By creating a rain garden.

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Autumn Planting Bring Spring Rewards

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Autumn Planting Bring Spring Rewards

It’s not too late to plant for beautiful blooms next spring When the Midwest turns red and gold, it’s time to get our a garden spade. autumn is the ideal time for planting trees, shrubs, and bulbs.

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