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Although some people use the terms soil and compost interchangeably, there is actually a big difference between them. They each have important functions in gardening, but soil is a natural product that is formed in the environment, and compost is recycled plant and kitchen waste. They complement each other, but they are not the same …

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There’s nothing quite like adding a few plants to your kitchen or living room to liven up your interior décor. They look nice, smell lovely, and offer that all-important natural touch. Of course, not just any plant will do. Some plants may look nice, but they’re too strongly odorous, especially for an indoor setting. Others …

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Poison ivy grows like a weed in some places. It might appear nice and green but the itchiness caused by contact with the leaves can be frustrating and uncomfortable for many. If you have a bad case of poison ivy in your yard, it’s a good idea to get out there and get rid of …

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Most people who enjoy gardening can agree that one of the worst types of soil to work with is clay soil. It can be incredibly difficult to grow anything in clay soil because of its properties, and trying to amend the soil is a whole world of trouble in itself. Depending on your situation, you …

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It can generally go without saying that having a variety of colors in your garden is something that you are going to want to achieve. Out of all the bright, vibrant colors that you can choose from, the one color that you are not going to want to leave out is the color white. White …

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You take the time to plan out your own perfect little garden and everything is going well. You get such enjoyment every time you walk outside and see the colorful blooms and inhale the luscious scents. You are beaming with pride but then something catches your eye. It appears that some grass has found its …

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Impatiens are popular flowers that come in a variety of bright colors including orange, pink, purple, red, white, and yellow. It is an annual flowering plant and it blooms in the summer and fall. It does well in the shade and it thrives in hardiness zones 10 and 11. The name impatiens is a Latin …

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Many, many people love to eat strawberries. However, when strawberries are invasively growing on your property and obstructing your lawn and gardening areas, they can be much less enjoyable. Unfortunately, wild strawberries are stubborn and persistent, meaning that they are incredibly hard to get rid of. Thankfully, there are a few different methods that you …

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Deer are a common sight in many woodland areas around the country. Many homeowners live near places where deer are commonly found. If you live in one of these areas and you have a vegetable garden, you might find the deer are more of a pest than a cute distraction. They tend to look for …

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