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Jun
19

How to Choose a Garden Watering Wand

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A telescoping watering wand is a great tool for reaching hanging garden planters, window boxes, and other hard to reach places. Choosing a quality garden watering wand the first time out will save you frustration and headache later in the season. What should you look for in a watering wand? Garden watering wands are available […]

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Jun
17

How to Choose a Garden Hand Pruner

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The best garden hand pruners are made by Felco, Corona, and Fiskars, and the hands down industry standard is the Felco bypass pruner. Any of these major brands will set you back $75-$100 or even more, and yet buying a good name brand pruner is worth every penny. No self-respecting landscape professional would buy anything […]

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Jun
15

Deck Rail Planters – Brighten Up Your Deck

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Deck rail planters are the perfect way to add a little pizzazz to your boring deck rails.  These planters are available in many different materials and styles, and are the perfect planter for a multitude of garden plants. Your Choices Choices regarding your style of rail planter box should always be made with the overall […]

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Jun
12

How to Choose a Garden Spade that Lasts a Lifetime

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Some gardening tools are so important and so heavily used that it just doesn’t make sense to try to save money by skimping on cost. Few tools are more crucial to gardening than a durable, sturdy garden spade. Choosing a gardening spade that lasts and works the way it should, instead of a spade that […]

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Jun
10

Strawberry Planters – Don’t Let This Delicious Fruit Take Over Your Garden

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Strawberry planters are the ideal way to grow strawberries.  These planters help to prevent your strawberry plant from running riot over your garden. Available in all shapes and sizes these planters ensure you are able to have the best of both worlds – a beautiful strawberry crop and a well-maintained garden. Planting Strawberries In Your […]

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Jun
08

How to Choose a Garden Hand Cultivator

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They come out every spring with the crocuses and robins, those gaily colored baskets of cheerful garden hand tools and printed gloves. The bright colors and happy packaging are designed to catch your eye and your pocketbook, but some hand tools are more for show and decoration than actual use. A garden hand cultivator is […]

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Jun
05

How to Buy and Use a Compost Tumbler

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A compost tumbler is an efficient, easy to use alternative to a compost bin or open compost pile. Great for urban applications, small spaces, and city gardening, compost tumblers take most of the guesswork and hassle out of making your own ‘black gold’ soil enhancement while keeping your gardening space tidy and clean at the […]

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Jun
03

Umbrella Planters – Cover That Unsightly Hole

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Umbrella planters are the ideal solution to covering that unsightly hole in your patio or garden table. Umbrellas and parasols are a necessity in the garden in the warm summer months. The sun is high in the sky and you want to be able to sit in the shade and enjoy the plants in your […]

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May
29

How to Select a Garden Wheelbarrow

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Gardening is immensely rewarding and lots of fun, but it’s also very hard work.  A good garden wheelbarrow can save your back and make working in your garden a pleasure instead of a chore. While you may think you don’t garden nearly enough to really need a wheelbarrow, once you own and use one you […]

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May
27

Window Planter Boxes – A Miniature Garden At Your Window

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Window planter boxes are the ideal way for apartment dwellers who love to garden to surround themselves with beautiful plants.  Window boxes are easy to fit, come in many sizes and styles.  They can also be planted with a wide variety of flowers, plants, and even fruits or vegetables. A Wide Range Of Choice Window […]

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