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5 Projects Instead of Gardening in February

by Jessica B.
I love gardening and use it as my way to relax, but every now and then you need to take a break, even from those things you love most. February is a great month to take a gardening break if you live in the Central Midwest for many reasons. The most important reason is that there really is not

Turn Your Garden into a Mini Eden with Creative Garden Shed Ideas

by Editorial Team
A standard shed is not exactly very interesting. They are typically made of wood, have four walls, a roof, a window (sometimes), and a door. You might use your shed as a convenient place to store gardening implements and tools, or as a dumping ground for old tins of paint. Sheds are quite useful in this regard, particularly if

Garden Gotta Haves – Liquid Fence

by Jessica B.
It happens every year, cats; bunnies, and even deer enjoy way too many of my tulips, veggies and plants. Liquid Fence is a great, non-toxic way of keeping these creatures at bay. While you do not have to worry about pesticides here, watch out because the scent will knock you over. Liquid Fence is made from rotten eggs, garlic

Paperbark Maple

by Ronald A. Rowe
Looking for an ornamental tree that will accentuate your landscaping without overpowering it?  If so, you should consider the paperbark maple.  The paperbark maple will grow to between 20 and 30 feet tall with a spread of 15 to 25 feet.  It grows well in full sun but will tolerate partial shade.  Once it gets past the adolescent stage