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Running A Little Behind . . .

By Jennifer | Jun 21, 2010 |

So, I know that I’ve promised you all a study of local vegetable gardens, and I will get to that soon.  What with all the rain we’ve been having lately, coupled with the very high temperatures, our workload has been a bit stressful to say the least. Until I can get my veggies in a…

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New Outdoor Watering “Rules”

By Jennifer | Jun 4, 2010 |

So, not that many of us have had to really be concerned with whether our grass, flowers, and gardens have been getting enough water lately — thank you very much, Mother Nature — but you should take note of the new outdoor watering regulations that went into effect June 1, 2010.  I want to point…

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

By Jennifer | May 25, 2010 |

What I love about a vegetable garden is that they come in all shapes and sizes.  Take a look around on your next drive through the neighborhood, and you’re sure to spot all sorts of “gardening” in all sorts of places.  Even though most of us live in a very suburban, or even urban, area,…

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Prepping Beds

By Jennifer | Apr 23, 2010 |

Team Turf has been busy this week prepping flower beds and picking out the best specimens from local nurseries to pack those beds full of amazing summer color.  One of the best things you can ever do when planting is to prep the area where the plant is going to be placed — whether it be an…

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Food Revolution Hits Home

By Jennifer | Apr 5, 2010 |

I know some of you have seen it — Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution?  For those of you who haven’t seen this new reality television show, it is based around renowned chef Jamie Oliver and his attempts at bringing fresh food into public school cafeterias.  I’ve caught a couple of episodes, and it is eye-opening and says…

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A Little Bit of Inspiration

By Jennifer | Mar 29, 2010 |

So much of what keeps yard and garden enthusiasts going is the sense of a new beginning that always arrives with Spring, and for many of us the tell-tale signs are the same — the emergence of daffodils, The Masters and its magnificent azaleas bordering each hole, and, of course, Easter with its symbolic lilies and…

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To Prune or Not To Prune?

By Jennifer | Mar 3, 2010 |

That seems to always be the question, and especially in this economy, you’ll want to remember that cutting back shouldn’t just apply to your monthly spending.  (Sorry, bad joke). Proper pruning and cutting back of your perennials keeps them healthy, attractive, and allows them to grow stronger and last longer.  The trick?  Knowing what you’re…

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Spring Is In the Air

By Jennifer | Feb 1, 2010 |

Well, not exactly, but the temp is supposed to be in the mid-50s by this afternoon, and quite frankly that is almost a heat wave compared to the frigid air that has been hanging around town the past few weeks.  And we’re so excited about our redesigned Web site, that we’re ready to start redesigning…

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