February 19th, 2018

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Garlic Likes The Soft Fall Rains

Planting garlic is one of the easiest ways to get into fall gardening. Insects will leave it alone, it doesn’t take up much space and it adds wonderful flavor to foods. Done in September and October, the soil is still warm and will encourage growth. Our fall rains...

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Fruit Flies

Have fruit flies? For anyone with a vegetable garden, it's hard to avoid. Leave one Tomato on the counter and they seem to appear out of thin air. Here's a trick I've been using to keep them under control. Get a jar or cup. I've used used Starbucks cups before. Put a...

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Colorful Summer Blooming Crape Myrtles

A tree that loves the heat! What a find (especially with the temperatures we are now experiencing) and it comes in so many colors! Crape myrtles or lagerstroemia can sometimes worry homeowners as they leaf out later than most of the plants in our area – usually in...

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Redeem Your Dave’s Dollars

These colder months are the perfect time to plan for renovations or new additions to your garden. Create your own New Year's discount with your earned Dave's Dollars. From January 17th through February 28th, 2015, you can match your Dave's Dollar with one US Dollar...

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Freshen Your Air With Houseplants

Most gardeners enjoy being out in the fresh air and feel a little stressed from the stale indoor winter air in our well insulated and sealed homes. Houseplants to the rescue! Studies done by NASA and several major universities have confirmed that chemicals such as...

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