In the Garden


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A Weed Control Method for a Low Maintenance Garden

It used to be really tough to keep up with our flower beds in our last house. Mulching alone never seemed to do much for weed control, and I needed a low maintenance garden plan I could stick to. Using¬†landscaping fabric is only an option when you don’t plant annuals […]


Garden Cloche Dollar Store DIY, How to Keep Pests Away from Young Plants

There are an abundance of squirrels in our neck of the woods. They dig holes in the flower pots, and all over the garden. None of the little seedlings are safe when you compound the squirrels with a toddler wielding a plastic shovel. I just love these beautiful¬†garden cloches, but […]