Landscaping Tips

Organic Lawn Care 101 – Lawn Maintenance

September 10, 2020 0

Lawns may have been invented in Europe, but they’ve reached their apotheosis in North America. For those in the U.S. of A, that green, green grass ranks right up there with apple pie, backyard barbecues […]

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The 2020 Hydrangeas

September 9, 2020 0

The hydrangeas in bloom this year have been beyond gorgeous. I have never seen them better, and I have been growing hydrangeas for a long time. The object of my affection and admiration are white […]

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Gardening Mistakes (and Lessons Learned)

September 9, 2020 0

Your enthusiastic Planet Natural blogger writes a lot about the joys of gardening, how it enriches our lives, provides us exercise, and gives us measures of success. Sometimes those measures don’t exactly come in heaping […]

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How to Harvest Rainwater | Planet Natural

September 8, 2020 0

Rain water collection and storage systems capture a gift from the sky. They’ve been used for centuries where and when rains are absent. Today, in the face of persistent drought and depleted aquifers, rainwater harvesting […]

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How to Design (and Build) a Rain Garden w/ Plants

September 7, 2020 0

Rain gardens catch and channel the environment’s natural precipitation, delivering it where it will most benefit our plants. At the same time they protect the environment by keeping polluted runoff out of municipal storm sewers. They […]

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Water-Saving Tips for Lawns and Garden

September 6, 2020 0

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, 30% to 70% of the water consumed by America’s residential homes is used outdoors. Summertime lawn and garden watering can multiply household water use two to four times (PDF) over […]