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How to Plant a Tree
The key to a thriving, beautiful, mature tree is knowing what you’re doing on planting day. It’s all about selecting the best tree, digging the hole the right way, handling the tree properly and placing it in the right location. Here are 10 of the best tips for planting and caring for your new tree so you can enjoy it for years to come.
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Weed Killer Tips Article
Improve your lawn. Eliminate weeds and keep them away with minimum time and effort by choosing the proper herbicide and applying it in a timely way. This works for both grassy weeds and broadleaf weeds.
Construct a Raised Garden Bed
Build a raised garden bed from natural rough-cut stone that blends perfectly into the landscape. Using standard tools and a diamond-grit circular saw blade you can build this project in two weekends.
Sod vs. Seed
Can't decide whether to use sod or seed? If you're trying to green up a shady part of your lawn, seed is probably the way to go. Here's why.
Best Cordless Lawn Mower
Want to buy the best cordless lawn mower? Before you shell out your cash, check out these seven models, and see which one fits your needs. Here's a rundown of features, a comparison of popular models, and the answers to your biggest questions.
How to Fertilize Your Lawn
Fertilize your lawn the right way or your grass will be more susceptible to disease than it would be if you don’t do anything. Here’s how to save money, get greener grass and fewer weeds by avoiding the top four fertilizing mistakes.
Mulch is good for your plants and a great labor saver. It reduces evaporation, slows weed growth, improves soil quality, and makes your gardens look more attractive. And more, it's inexpensive and easy to apply.
Riding Lawn Mower Reviews
All riding lawn mowers fall into one of four classes. Use this review of features, drawbacks and prices to decide which type suits your needs and budget. Photo courtesy of Cub Cadet
Bush Pruning Tips for Healthier Bushes
Regularly pruning bushes and shrubs can make the difference between a ragged, scraggly garden and an attractive, lush showplace. These tips will guide you through the basics.