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Congratulations! You’re planting a tree, but where do you put it, how deep should the hole be, can you replace an existing tree, what else do you need to know?

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Watering For A Thriving Garden

If you want to grow your garden as planned while conserving water, there are a few things you can do to help your garden thrive

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Grape Vines, How To Prune For Fruit

Pruning grape vines can be a mystery. But if you remember that all grapes produce fruit on one-year old wood, you have taken the first step towards viticulture!

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Pruning Hydrangeas

There is always great confusion when it comes to pruning hydrangeas. Before you begin to prune your hydrangea you first need to know what type of hydrangea that you have.

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Healthy Soil, The Key To A Successful Garden

Healthy soil is the key to any successful garden. It is the foundation on which a healthy garden is built. The basic principle that gardeners should live by is that if you feed the soil, the soil will feed your plants.

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The Magic of Composting

Composting is the breaking down of plant material that is no longer living, with the help of micro-organisms through a decomposition process
Understanding a few basic composting principles will help you get the best results.

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Lasagna Gardening

Lasagna gardening is a no-dig, no-till organic gardening method that results in rich, fluffy soil with very little work from the gardener. It means that you will not have to lift any sod to create a new garden.

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Fusion Gardening: Conserving Water

rain water is a resource, not a waste product. So why would we be in a hurry to send it to the lake, when our own gardens can benefit from the use of it?

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Fusion Gardening: Going Native

Fusion landscaping works in harmony with the natural conditions of your property. It blends or fuses together traditional garden design with sound ecological practices such as water-retaining features.

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How To Prune – Knowing Your Pruning Goal

When pruning any plant, it is always good to know what your goal is and that will help you determine how to best prune your shrub. Here are the 5 main goals of pruning and the questions that you should be asking yourself before you begin:

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