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Pest Damage in the Garden

Cary, NC – Summer is here with hot days and a great deal of humidity since it has rained so much in North Carolina. Great conditions for lots of pests in the garden, some good and some bad.  Read more

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Gardening Tips for Curb Appeal

Cary, NC – Whether you are staging your house for the real estate market or you want to give your neighbors something nice to look at, there are a number of simple gardening methods you can use to boost your home’s curb appeal. Read more

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Garden: Add Color with Hanging Baskets

Cary, NC- Not everyone wants to dig up their yard to be able enjoy some flowers in the summer. Some of us do better with containers.  Read more

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7th Annual Herbfest Comes to Page-Walker

Cary, NC — Gardeners rejoice! The 7th annual Herbfest at Page-Walker is set for Saturday, May 7, 2016. Read more

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Garden: All About Herbs

Cary, NC – How about some plants that you add to almost anywhere in your yard that require little to no care, look good, smell good and you can eat them?  That is an herb. Read more

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Gardening: Spring Favorites to Plant Now

Cary, NC — The grass is growing and the lawnmowers are humming like a swarm of angry bees in Cary. That’s the sign that it’s time to plant a few Spring favorites in pots or the garden. Read more

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Fairy Gardens: How to Build a Tiny World

Morrisville, NC — What’s a fairy garden, and how do you make one? I’ll show you. Read more

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Garden: Planting Spring Vegetables

Cary, NC — Isn’t this time of year exciting!? Our weather here in Cary is amazing, and the stores are already gearing up with all kinds of vegetable and herb plants for the garden. It is time to start planning your vegetable garden, but please remember that the safest time for planting in our area is after the last frost date, which is usually April 15
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Garden: 5 Easy Indoor Plants for Winter

Cary, NC — Here we are, right in the middle of winter and the coldest part of the year. Gardening may be the last thing on many of our minds, but, if you still need some green, positive energy to keep your house lively, houseplants are the way to go. Read more

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Bird Feeding 101: Getting Started

Cary, NC — How can we attract birds to our homes this winter? This is easily accomplished and fairly inexpensive to do, but there are still some matters to consider when bird feeding. Read more