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Fixing an Overgrown Garden in a Newly-Bought Home

When you buy a home that has been foreclosed or is in need of some TLC, there are often projects that come with the territory. One such project may be fixing an overgrown garden. If the garden is severely overgrown, it may be necessary to remove all the plants and start from scratch. But if

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Wonderland in Your Yard: Achieving a Blooming Garden

It’s easy to imagine having a lush, blooming garden that adds beauty and color to your yard — but it’s another thing altogether to make it happen. Achieving a garden that you can be proud of takes time, effort, and planning. But you can do it, and all it takes is a little know-how. In

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Pandemic Blooms: Self-care Through Gardening

Find the formula to successful home gardening today. Gardening can provide many benefits to your health and your home landscape. Take some time to design your home’s landscape. Enhancing your home’s curbside appeal can elevate your property’s market value. A landscape contractor should be able to help you design your home for your needs. Consider

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Using Natural Methods to Irrigate Your Garden

Irrigation is always a tricky question. Most people with gardens or front lawns use a sprinkler system but sometimes, sprinklers don’t give the same deep watering effect as hosing or other watering methods do. And let’s face it, nobody really has the time to hose down their entire garden, especially if they’re busy with work

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Are Tomato Cages the Best or Are Stakes Better?

DISCLOSURE: (This post may contain affiliate links, so The Greatest Garden earns from qualifying purchases. When you click on an affiliate link, we may earn a commission on your purchase.)  Tomatoes are one of the easiest fruits to grow if you’re just starting out as a gardener. You only need the essential elements: fertile soil,

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Quick-Growing Indoor Plants to Add Life into Your Home

Nowadays, I find that it’s become a rare thing finding people who still use plants as an indoor décor. It’s understandable why it wouldn’t be a lot of people’s first choice for decorations: unlike pieces you can buy in stores, a plant requires some maintenance and can make a room look ugly when it’s wilted

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Utah Loves Labs! Here’s Why

The United States is a dog country with more than 89 million pooches in 2017, according to Statista. It’s an increase of more than 15 million since 2000. Some canines, however, are more popular than others. In Utah, they follow the national trend—that is, people in the Beehive State love the Labs! What makes this

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A Look at Energy Efficiency

A significant percentage of any home’s energy consumption arises from wasteful use. Behaviors such as leaving the television on when leaving the house or even leaving a hot shower running to go and answer the doorbell go a long way in increasing your monthly power bills. The same applies to increased water bills as is

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Common Problems with Sprinkler Heads

Owning a home will demand that one learns to balance the features of their home with how much energy and time they spend on maintenance. The underground sprinklers will need maintaining as well. Different from the convenience of having an electronic watering system, sprinklers provide aesthetic appeal. However, one will often find themselves having to

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How Much Should You Pay For Tree Stump Grinding In Utah?

Tree stump grinding or removal becomes necessary when you need to plant a new tree, or simply want to improve the appearance of your lawn. In Utah, the average cost for grinding a tree stump may cost at least $100. This amount usually applies to small tree stumps, but the actual cost will depend on

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