Gardening Tips

Learn more about gardening with our Gardening Tips.

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Tips and tricks to save water during a hot summer
Prolonged heat wave amps up need for water in the garden
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Sand, silt or clay? Texture says a lot about soil
Clay is not as bad as you might think, as long as it has organic material
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Evergreen Hebes perform colorfully in the garden
Plants with small leaves tend to be more cold hardy
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Fight fires with appropriate landscaping
Create defensible space around your home to help keep wildfires at bay
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Start now to reap vegetables in fall
Seeds and transplants should be planted in summer
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Consider the options when buying a lawn mower
Gas-powered, electric and push mowers have different strengths
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Tomato lovers: Grow the best by recognizing and solving common problems
From blossom drop to blight, tomato troubles frustrate gardeners
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Samurai wasp takes on brown marmorated stink bug
Invasive pest may have met its match
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Pump up your pumpkins to giant size
Record-winning pumpkin weighs in at more than 2,500 pounds
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Bring tranquility to the landscape by building your own Zen rock garden
Master Gardener offers tips on how to create one