How Lighting Adds Value to Your Night Garden

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A night garden can be a wonderful addition to your home. Not only does it make your property look more beautiful, but it also boosts its value in the market. When setting up your garden, there’s more to do beyond just landscaping your lawn and planting the flower beds. You can also consider adding lighting …

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Cold Hardy Plants That Look Tropical

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Short, darker days in the cold months of winter can be hard for gardeners. Fortunately, there are many tropical, cold hardy plants to help keep the winter blues at bay. By incorporating these into your garden, you can create the tropical vibe year round. You may be surprised at how many options you have: Banana …

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How to Care for Outdoor Succulents in Texas

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The beautiful thing about succulents is that they’re extremely hardy, and therefore easy to maintain. Most succulents thrive in warm, dry climates, due to their ability to store water. However, if you live in a region that is prone to occasional frosts, such a North Texas, you may want to keep them in a container. …

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Winter Vegetables to Grow in the Shade

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Any avid gardener knows that winter doesn’t mean the planting has to halt until springtime. But not all of us know exactly what to strive for. While all vegetables need some amount of sun exposure in order to thrive, there are actually several you can plant in the wintertime, in the areas of your yard …

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Lawn and Garden Ornaments: Fun Outdoor Decorations for Any Season

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Decorating your garden with tasteful ornaments is a fantastic way to enhance your foliage, and to keep your garden colorful every season of the year. We’re all familiar with the classic garden gnomes, bird feeders, wind chimes, and those gaudy pink flamingos. But what about a more modern touch of flare for your foliage? We …

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Low Maintenance Shrubs for Texas

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Versatile, well-mannered and low maintenance are good words to describe the latest generation of shrubs that are showing up in garden centers. These varieties offer extended bloom times and they are suited for both containers and in-ground flower beds. Shrubs are a great way to add some texture and dimension to your landscape. Let’s take …

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How To Deal With Drainage Problems In The Garden

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Poor drainage can drown your flowers and affect your garden plants. Improve the drainage situation to prevent creating hazards and destroying your plants. The following steps help you transform the poorly drained area into an amazing looking garden.   Gardening in wet areas has drawbacks, but it offers great possibilities. Having an extremely damp area in …

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