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By: Admin    August 09 2017 , 02:08 pm
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Summer is drawing to a close... Your garden might be looking a little barren in the days leading to autumn, but just because the seasons are in transition does not mean your garden has to come to a standstill.Here are five easy ways to perk your garden up as a last hurrah before the coming chilly months!1. Plant MumsChrysanthemums, or “mums,” are a timeless fall classic, beloved for their colorful blooms that match autumn’s fiery foliage. Mums are the perfect transition plant from summer to fall and they are easy to care for. Plant your mums in containers or in an area where they will have well-draining soil and partial sunlight, and water them frequently. Nothing screams fall like a beautiful assortment of welcoming mums!Mums are often not expected to last through the winter, and provide short-lived color to garden beds, porches, or patios. But if you are determined to have your mums survive to ...
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By: Admin    July 29 2017 , 08:29 pm
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Is your yard overwhelmed by excess weeds or brush?Why not enlist a friendly goat or two to help you? It might sound bizarre, but local communities and even corporations such as Google are doing it!Rent A Goat is just one example of a goat landscaping company. Blogger Erin Spain hired a team of goats based in Atlanta, Georgia called Get Your Goat Rentals. There are other companies out there as well – more than most would think! So why goats? It turns out there are numerous benefits to hiring our hooved friends to do landscaping for you. Here are a few of them.Goats are eco-friendly. When you hire a goat to trim your unwanted vegetation, you are not using harmful chemicals or pesticides or gas-powered mowers. Goats naturally fertilize your lawn as they graze, which is an added bonus! A good example from the heart of our nation is when the Congressional Cemetery in Washington, D.C., hired goats to clean...
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