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Fall Lawn and Garden Care

October 2, 2013
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Fall Lawn and Garden Care

                        In the Garden Fall is for Planting. Enjoy fall shrubs with blooms and berries such as Encore Azaleas, Camellias, Witch Hazel, Cotoneaster, Dogwoods, Beautyberry, Holly, Honeysuckle and Pyracantha. Divide or transplant spring-blooming perennials. More Color Please. Bring back the color in your...

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Bird-Friendly Gardens = A Win-Win for All in the South

September 27, 2013
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Bird-Friendly Gardens = A Win-Win for All in the South

Colorful birds can be a welcoming sight to dull winter landscapes. Now is the time to start planning and planting to attract more birds this winter. Better Homes and Gardens magazine offers some great tips on attracting birds to your lawn this winter. Landscaping can do a lot to welcome birds into your yard....

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Hooda and Kathy Lee Want to Help You With Curb Appeal

September 25, 2013
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Hooda and Kathy Lee Want to Help You With Curb Appeal

  You only have one chance to make a first impression and the same can be said for your home. Creating curb appeal is key for homeowners, buyers and sellers alike, local experts agree. If the house doesn’t pop from the road, then you can be out of luck. Below are some key tips...

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20 Ways to Upgrade Your Deck

September 18, 2013
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20 Ways to Upgrade Your Deck

Just because summer is drawing to a close, doesn’t mean it’s time to abandon your deck or patio. Fall can be the perfect time to do a little outdoor updating. From refreshing to refinishing, these fab deck ideas show how to transform a dull deck into a sizzling space to gather, grill, and garden....

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Caring for Your Lawn in Rainy Weather

September 12, 2013
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Caring for Your Lawn in Rainy Weather

Pike Nurseries is always a helpful source of lawn and garden information. With the rainy summer we’ve had, what we thought we knew about gardening in the South has changed. We found this blog entry from Pike’s pretty helpful: For so many years here in the southeast we have had a rain deficit. As...

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Amazing Before and After: Home Exteriors

September 6, 2013
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Amazing Before and After: Home Exteriors

Whether you’re trying to boost your home’s curb appeal for resale value or you just can’t take driving up to the same old outdated, dingy, blah exterior anymore, improving your home’s exterior can make a big impact. Check out how these 21 Better Homes and Gardens magazine facades went from ordinary to unforgettable.

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Design the Driveway of Your Dreams

July 19, 2013
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Design the Driveway of Your Dreams

Bob Vila is the home improvement expert widely known as host of TV’s This Old House, Bob Vila’s Home Again, and Bob Vila. Today, Bob continues his mission to help people upgrade their homes and improve their lives with advice online at BobVila.com. Check out his tips for a dream driveway. The driveway does...

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The Easiest Perennials to Grow

April 13, 2013
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The Easiest Perennials to Grow

Spring is here and it’s time to play in the dirt again. Looking to brighten up your flower beds without having to do much work? Keep your garden blooming all season with Better Homes and Gardens Magazine’s list of easy growing, high impact perennials that come back year after year. Every year a group...

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6 Ways to Improve Your Garden

February 15, 2013
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6 Ways to Improve Your Garden

Although it’s still winter here in Georgia, spring will be here before you know it! It’s the perfect time to start thinking about your garden. Southern Living‘s expert horticulturist and garden advice columnist, Erica Glasener, offers 6 easy steps to improve and enhance your garden right now: 1. Hire a garden designer to draw...

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February Gardening Tips

February 8, 2013
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February Gardening Tips

  From Pike Nurseries, some great gardening tips for February: In the Garden Don’t Forget your Sweetheart. Roses are always a favorite and Pike Nurseries has the best selection of rose bushes. Blooming azaleas, hydrangeas and tulips are also beautiful. Plant Daphne. Winter daphne (daphne odora) is in bloom. Plant by entrances and walkways...

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