Fall Lawn and Garden 2017

12 Stories • Available August 2017
Raking Off The Pounds

Raking Off The Pounds

Although many of us live relatively sedentary lifestyles, the human body is built for constant motion. As the seasons change and the weather becomes colder, even more time is spent sitting inside

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Growing Greener With A Greenhouse

Growing Greener With A Greenhouse

Whether you're starting seedlings or nurturing full-size productive plants, a greenhouse can extend your growing season, deter pests and help your plants flourish. Greenhouses can be small for ju

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Planting Guide

Planting Guide

If you're a fan of fresh root vegetables, you can't get them any fresher than planting a garden right in your backyard. According to Modern Farmer, when you purchase the seed packet of the vege

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Not Far From The Tree

Not Far From The Tree

Thanks to cooler days and mostly sunny skies, autumn is a great time for a family outing to your local apple orchard. However, before you head out with your bushel baskets in tow, there are some

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Fall Flora Fashion

Fall Flora Fashion

Though it's getting chilly, that doesn't mean your gardening has to stop. Instead, bundle up for the elements with some chic and cold-resistant gear. Maat van Uitert, a backyard gardening expe

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Second Plantings

Second Plantings

Even in a home garden, you want to maximize your harvest both in abundance and quality. One of the best ways to do that? Crop rotation, which simply means changing up the planting locations of f

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Out Of The Planter

Out Of The Planter

Houseplants are perfect for bringing the outdoors inside. But displaying those plants isn't limited to doing so in boring, basic pots. Get creative and find fun ways to showcase your greenery.

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Bouquets Of Memories

Bouquets Of Memories

Whether it's a prizewinning garden display or a lovely bouquet honoring a special event, beautiful flowers are wonderful mementos -- except when they wilt. But don't despair. There are ways to pr

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Underground Menaces

Underground Menaces

One day, while perusing your newly manicured backyard and admiring your blooms, your foot sinks into a distinctly spongy piece of grass. Looking down, you see small, scattered mounds of dirt acro

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Sensational Scarecrows

Sensational Scarecrows

Golden days and autumn breezes herald the arrival of fall festivals and one of the season's favorite icons -- the scarecrow. Children's classes and happy homes across the country dress the smili

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Take 'em Down

Take 'em Down

In 1970, John Franz, a chemist for Monsanto, discovered that the chemical glyphosate is a potent herbicide that kills just about every kind of plant material imaginable. In no time, the company g

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Weedkillers

Weedkillers

Q: We sprayed weeds in our lawn with weedkiller and killed them, but a lot of grass died, too. We used a product that was not supposed to kill grass, so what can we do to fix this? A: First, le

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Fall Lawn And Garden Info 1

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