Category Archives: Gardening

How to Make and Maintain Healthy Soil

How to Make and Maintain Healthy Soil

So, you have a great garden space, but terrible soil? Or perhaps you’re that blessed gardener with healthy soil, but you need to maintain it? No matter your situation, we have you covered! What is soil made from? Soil is composed of minerals and organic matter and there are generally 3 sizes that will classify… Read more

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Planning Out Your Vegetable Garden

Planning Out Your Vegetable Garden

Your heart skips a beat when that first tomato starts to bud on your young plant in the backyard, or when you finally plant the perfect amount of carrots. It’s easy to experience the thrill and pride of owning your own vegetable garden; here’s how to get started! What should I plant in my vegetable… Read more

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Four Tips for Watering Your Garden

Four Tips for Watering Your Garden

Whether you were born with a green thumb or are just starting on your own flower beds, it’s essential you establish a consistent watering schedule for your garden. While it may be easy for you to wait for the next rain to come, it’s not easy on your flowers. Here are some watering best practices… Read more

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Gardening Tips for the Summer Season

Gardening Tips for the Summer Season

The gorgeous summer sun draws us outside to enjoy the warmth of its rays, making it easy to spend every day outside in the garden. However, as much as we love the sun, our gardens feel a bit differently; they require some additional care to stay thriving through the scorching heat. Keep your garden flourishing… Read more

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February Garden Tips

February Garden Tips

You might not think you need to do much to your garden in February when snow is still falling and the temperatures in Massachusetts are rarely creeping above the 50-degree mark. But the truth is that it’s important to take care of your garden during all times of the year, and February is actually an… Read more

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Small Front Yard? Here are a Few Creative Ideas

Small Front Yard? Here are a Few Creative Ideas

Do you have yard envy? When you pass by your neighbors’ gigantic front yard, with landscaping galore, don’t be jealous. With a few creative ideas, you can transform a small yard into something truly special. Bigger isn’t always better! Bunches of blooms In Nantucket, where most cottages have itsy-bitsy front yards, many homeowners plant a… Read more

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How to Care for Seedlings After Germination

How to Care for Seedlings After Germination

Once a seed sprouts and begins to grow after germination, a little help is required for the seedling to grow into a full plant. Though not necessarily difficult, caring for seedlings requires your full attention and care when your goal is healthy and robust plants. Watch out for threats Damping off is a horticultural disease… Read more

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