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How to Winterize Your Garden Like a Pro

How to Winterize Your Garden Like a Pro

Every fall, homeowners begin to prep their homes for winter, but have you ever thought to prep your garden for the colder climate? If you’re a seasoned gardener, then the answer is probably yes. However, “winterizing” your garden can be a foreign concept to newcomers. […]

How to Light Your Yard Like a Pro

How to Light Your Yard Like a Pro

It’s never too early to start planning for your summer landscaping projects, and what’s a better idea than brighten up your yard this year with some new lighting! Yard lights are so much more than just sticking up a tiki torch here and there. They […]

A Guide to Smart Sprinklers

A Guide to Smart Sprinklers

We’re living in a time where everything is “smart.” From refrigerators, to cars, and even furniture, almost everything we come in contact with lives on the internet of things whether we like it or not. However, one of the more surprising smart devices on the […]

Top-Rated Garden Shoes for Men

Top-Rated Garden Shoes for Men

When we think of gardening, the image conjured often looks like this: a retired woman puttering around the roses, wearing a giant floral hat that ties under the chin.  While there may be a lot of gardeners that can fit this description, there are now […]

Gardening Gear for Kids:  Top Rated Gear

Gardening Gear for Kids: Top Rated Gear

Perhaps more than any generation before them, today’s children need to be encouraged as much as possible to get out and play in the real world.  Too many of our children spend their spare time playing on tablets, laptops, and video game systems instead of […]

Magical Yard Decoration

Magical Yard Decoration

Now that the weather is warming up, you’re sure to spend a lot more time outdoors. From cookouts in the backyard to nights spent around the firepit, summer is all about getting out of the house. It’s the perfect time for you to consider giving […]

The Best Work Gloves for Gardening

The Best Work Gloves for Gardening

Gardening gloves come in a variety of styles, materials and price points.  With so many choices out there, it can be overwhelming trying to choose the right set of gloves for the job. Durability Overall, you want your gardening gloves to be durable and able […]

Best Clothes for Gardening

Best Clothes for Gardening

When you are out in the garden, the sun is beating down on you and your fingers, and probably your knees, are in the dirt.  It’s important to wear clothing that lets you move easily, is breathable and also gives you some protection from the […]

Best Books for New Gardeners

Best Books for New Gardeners

Starting your own garden can seem overwhelming at first.  But with a little bit of knowledge and know-how, you’ll easily be able to set up your own backyard garden.  There are plenty of books out there to choose from, but here are 5 good books […]

Best Gardening Scissors to Prune Your Plants

Best Gardening Scissors to Prune Your Plants

Pruning your plants with a good set (and the right set) of shears is extremely important.  Using shears, also called garden scissors or pruners, is far superior to using a knife and healthier for your plants than just snapping things off with your hands. To […]