Tag: Gardening

Hydrangeas: Showiest of Flowering Shrubs

Filed in Gardening by on December 13, 2015
Hydrangeas: Showiest of Flowering Shrubs

Hydrangeas are among the showiest of flowering shrubs with long lasting-flowerheads that bloom mid- summer to autumn when few other shrubs are blooming. These beautiful shrubs are easy to grow, untroubled by pests…

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Is a Butterfly Garden in Your Future?

Filed in Gardening by on August 9, 2015
Is a Butterfly Garden in Your Future?

How about planting a butterfly garden? Brightly-colored winged creatures would flit about your yard sipping flower nectar.

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Raindrops on Rooftops

Filed in Gardening by on June 1, 2015
Raindrops on Rooftops

For centuries, Japanese homes and businesses have utilized rain cups and chains to capture overflow water from rooftops. Unique custom made gutters and water collection systems are another popular alternative for homeowners.

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Bees Are the Bee’s Knees

Filed in Gardening by on June 1, 2015
Bees Are the Bee’s Knees

Back in the 1920s, the “bee’s knees” was a fashionable phrase. Nonsensical as it was, the expression was most often used to denote excellence. I’ve never understood the phrase, but I can tell you it describes bees well…

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The Rain Garden

Filed in Gardening by on February 3, 2015
The Rain Garden

Rain gardens not only enhance the beauty of homes and neighborhoods, they help protect one of our most valuable resources – water.

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Three Plants to Bring Holiday Cheer

Filed in Gardening by on November 15, 2014
Three Plants to Bring Holiday Cheer

Blooming plants are welcome at my house during the holiday season. Whether welcome as guests or housemates depends on how easy the plans are to care for after they bloom…

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Agri Fab Walk Behind Sweeper

Filed in Gardening & Landscaping Products by on October 15, 2014
Agri Fab Walk Behind Sweeper

Have an endless supply of leaves to rake? Let the Agri Fab Walk Behind Sweeper by DR Power Equipment take care of backbreaking yard work.

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Mesh Gutter Leaf Guards

Filed in Gardening & Landscaping Products by on October 3, 2014
Mesh Gutter Leaf Guards

Keep rainwater flowing while protecting gutters from debris with durable Mesh Gutter Leaf Guards from Improvements. These guards easily and securely snap into place and are cut to size to work with 4″ or 5″ metal gutters.

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October Blooms

Filed in Uncategorized by on October 1, 2014
October Blooms

Beautiful autumn flower-gardens are rare. Come September, we look to the yellows, reds, and oranges of turning leaves to bring the landscape to life. The Zimmerman gardens are an exception.

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Gutter Sense

Filed in Gardening & Landscaping Products by on September 24, 2014
Gutter Sense

Clean gutters safely and easily. There’s no need for protective gloves or ladders when cleaning out your home’s gutters with the ingenious design of Gutter Sense from Improvements.

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