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Controlling buckthorn.

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Controlling buckthorn.

 

University of Minnesota Extension has published an article on eradicating buckthorn from your landscape. Those of you who have this problem should read this article. 

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Thinking about planting a maple tree in your yard? Well, hold on just a minute!

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Thinking about planting a maple tree in your yard? Well, hold on just a minute!

 

Em Casalena published an article in AZ Animals laying out 8 reasons you should think twice before planting maple trees. 

"While maples may seem like a popular choice for many homeowners, there are some compelling reasons why you might want to think twice before digging that hole and planting those seeds or saplings.

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Getting rid of "Po Annie"

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Getting rid of "Po  Annie"

 

The United States Golf Association recently published an article about how to prevent the rise of Poa annua (annual bluegrass) in golf courses. This is the season when it becomes so abundant. Of course, there's a lot for us homeowners to learn here. 

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This new gardening trend is saving homeowners both cash and time.

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This new gardening trend is saving homeowners both cash and time.

 

According to Yahoo News, "A growing number of gardeners are planting “green mulches” instead of hauling mulch into their yards, which has numerous benefits for gardeners and the environment."

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Gardener reveals ‘lazy’ hack for fighting off pesky invasive weeds.

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Gardener reveals ‘lazy’ hack for fighting off pesky invasive weeds.

 

It's not a revelation. Ruth Stout promoted this method many years ago, but Yahoo News reports, "Gardening can be pretty high maintenance, but one TikToker shared her favorite gardening hack to cut down on your to-do list. Apparently, it all comes down to mulching."

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