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Deadhead Flowers For More Flowers!

Deadhead Flowers For More Flowers!

Deadheading flowers is a very important job to do in the garden as it helps to increase the number of blooms on your plants. This morning dawned warm and humid.…

Putting Houseplants Outside

Putting Houseplants Outside

Many of your houseplants would love a little summer vacation outside. I recommend that you avoid direct sunlight however because too much full sun is hard on delicate houseplants. Greetings…

Spike Mats Solution To Plants Being Dug Up

Spike Mats Solution To Plants Being Dug Up

The spike mats worked to keep the chipmunks away. The areas where I had put spike mats were not touched, so that was encouraging. I placed more spike mats and…

Homemade Rhubard and Orange Jam Recipe

Homemade Rhubard and Orange Jam Recipe

I found a great recipe for rhubarb-orange jam, and it is truly delicious. I picked the rhubarb and checked the fridge and found some oranges. The orioles are not as serious…