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  1. Attracting and Keeping Ladybugs in Your Garden!

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    “This lucky little Ladybug has landed here to stay -

    to make my garden pretty and keep the weeds away.” 

    – Anonymous

    The darling little ladies with

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  2. Free Pest Control - Attracting Praying Mantis!

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    Alien-looking, long, slender bugs with ever-watching eyes, the Praying Mantis is a truly unique and absolutely voracious beneficial

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  3. What to Do in The Garden This Fall (And What Not To Do)

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    Summer is wrapping up and the cooler nights are beginning to creep in! It’s t

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  4. Flower Gardens Bring Butterflies and Beneficial Insects

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    Want to know a secret? The key to attracting butterflies, beneficial insects and pollinators is to grow plants that flower.

    Now, you can certainly refine your approach to this, but planting flowering plants is the first step. Bees, birds, butterflies

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  5. Re-thinking Fall Cleanup - Getting Your Garden Ready for Fall!

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    The air is getting cooler, the garden is winding down and a year's worth of leaves beaten and battered by storms and sun are ready for a long winter's rest. Falls leaves are brown now and ornamental grasses are turning tan, and flower heads turning into

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  6. Why Wasps are Beneficial for the Garden!

    Early on in life, we're instilled with fear at the sight of a wasp buzzing anywhere near us! While it is good to teach kids to respect and avoid them, for those of us that are allergic - it is a must! After all, Ma Nature gave these creatures intimidating,

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  7. Create Beautifully Useful Pollinator Gardens

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    Happy Pollinator Week!

    It’s Pollinator Week, so we have put together a special plant collection of wonderful pollinator-friendly natives and nativars for you. Our h

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  8. Hügelkultur: What Is It & Why You Might Want One?

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    Got an unsightly compost bin, or a messy scrap pile of accumulated yard waste, or maybe just had a large tree come down in your yard? Don’t let that pile of logs, sticks, and leaves go to waste!

    Turn it into something unique and beautiful - an

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  9. Fruit Tree Fertilization

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    Great plants grow best in healthy garden soil. After all, plants need nutrients and trace elements for robust root growth, healthy foliage and abundant flowers. Throw in fruit as well and your trees and shrubs need extra water and bonus nutrients!

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  10. #ProPlantTips: Using Seed Mixes to Maximize Impact

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    Introducing custom-blended Seed Mixes to easily create a Prairie or Native garden!

    A fantastic blend of regional wildflowers that grow natively over a wide range, you’ll enjoy their hardiness,

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