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The Citronella Plant

Spring is here and so are the mosquitoes! The citronella plant is a natural way to help repel these pesky pests. There are a number of names for the citronella plant, such as mosquito plant geranium, citrosa geranium and Pelargonium citrosum. But no matter what you call it, this plant can help with mosquito season.

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Cool Crops for Spring

It’s sometimes hard to decide what to start planting in the spring depending on where you live. The nights can be cool and the days can be unpredictable. Check out this video clip to learn about a few edible plants I think you should start growing in the early spring. Need help planting your vegetable

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Spring Checklist

The weather is getting warmer, the May 24 weekend will soon be upon us, and our thoughts are now turning to our lawn and gardens. Check out my handy Spring Garden Checklist and check-off your spring garden maintenance tasks. For Your Flower Garden: Deadhead tulips, daffodils, and other bulbs that have finished flowering. Plant summer-flowering

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Trending for Spring 2018

The start of a new season often means the beginning of new trends. Watch this video to see what’s trending in the garden for spring 2018. Need a little help with your spring garden? Connect with Verified by eLandscape™ Contractors by using the eLandscape Post My Project tool.

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Eco Landscape

There are many ways you can create a beautiful backyard while keeping the environment in mind. Landscape designer, Janet Ennamorato of Creative Gardens, shares her thoughts on eco-friendly landscaping. In recent years, governments and consumers have begun attaching greater weight to environmental imperatives and related landscaping implications. The new emphasis on environmental amelioration and sustainability

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Tree Planting Tips

Trees grow in some of my fondest childhood memories – the pine with my tree fort, the maple with my swing, the shady oak, the spruce with the nest I would check for baby doves. As well as memories, trees provide food and shelter for wildlife and prevent soil erosion. They green urban areas, lessen

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Early Spring Lawn FAQ

Top 5 Early Spring Lawn Maintenance Questions: 1.  When should I seed or over seed a lawn? Grass seed will not germinate until soil temperatures warmup. In fact the best soil temperature for grass seed to germinate is just over +15c. Do not apply seed too early, grass seed will blow away and will sometimes

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Perfect Christmas Tree

It’s that time of year again! Time to get out and pick the perfect tree for the holidays. Here are some quick tips on how to pick the perfect Christmas tree. Connect with Verified by eLandscape™ Contractors by using the eLandscape Post My Project tool.

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Christmas Condo Balcony

No matter how big or small, sprucing up your outdoor space is easy with recycled rubber pots and a little holiday cheer! Let me show you how Blake Carter and I added some flare to her condo space just in time for the holidays! Connect with Verified by eLandscape™ Contractors by using the eLandscape Post

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Winter Garden

5 Tips to Tuck Your Garden in For Winter Flowering Shrubs, Perennials, Evergreens and Deciduous Trees don’t need much attention to prepare them for winter. If they are hardy for your zone they will survive! 1. Keep it Clean Remove spent annuals, frost bitten foliage of perennials, leaves with disease, broken stems, and weeds. A

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