Winter Safety for Pets

By Ashley Helmrich, Homestead Garden's Animal Nutrition Expert. Click here to learn more about Ashley... With temperatures dropping, it is important to keep …
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Winter Gardening Tips: 6 Things You Can Do Now

You've given your garden tender loving care during the spring, summer and fall. There's no reason to stop now! There's plenty of winter gardening to do, from …
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Try These Unusual Holiday Lighting Ideas at Home

The soft glow, the magical twinkle, the warm ambiance: String lights and the holiday season go hand in hand. Traditional outdoor displays never go out of …
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Which Type of Fertilizer Should I Use?

Do your neighbors' yards always look greener and more plush than yours? If you're left wondering what you're doing wrong, there's probably an easy answer: …
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Plant These in Your Yard to Achieve Year-Round Color

Make your yard alive with color, even in the late fall and early winter when things are dying back, by choosing some of these hardy plants.
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Vegetable Plants that Thrive in the Fall

Do you think you've reached the finale for your garden? Think again. You're just entering the third act! Autumn is a wonderful time of year to plant and grow …
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Backyard Birding Tips to Attract Feathered Friends

Gardening and birding go hand in hand. If you love tending the soil or designing a stunning landscape, chances are you also love to see feathered friends visit …
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Avoid Bringing Pests into the Home & Garden

By: Philip Agar The summer is nearing its end and the garden is looking at its very best. But as we get closer to the leaves changing colors, you may be …
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Designing a Stunning and Functional Garden Path

Garden pathways blend function and beauty. They can be practical, but add a sense of whimsy while enhancing the outdoor design aesthetic. Is it time you add …
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How to Safely Keep Pets from Damaging Your Garden

You wake up one morning to look out at your beautiful garden and admire your hard work. Suddenly you gasp in dismay — those beautiful flowerbeds and that …
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Herb Gardening Made Easy

Imagine having a bounty of fresh, healthy flavors always within reach for any food you cook. When you start a home herb garden, you can have just that! …
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Creating an Inviting Pollinator Garden

Many reports have addressed the growing concern regarding declining bee populations throughout the United States. This is a big problem, but you can be part of …
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