Scotts Turfbuilder Seeding Soil

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The folks at Scotts have a unique soil product that is designed to produce rapid results with grass seed, but how well does is work?

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Big Bend Border Collies; A Review

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Before many of the Canadian Goose control companies that work solely with Border Collies came onto the radar, my company was in bind over our goose problems and called on Barbara Ray of what was then Seclusival Kennels, and is now Big Bend Border Collies.  We needed a solution to gently remove the federally protected Canadian Geese from our property, and our problem had swelled to flocks of several hundred birds.  With Geese pooping up to a pound per bird per day, and mastering the use of automatic motion sensor doors, our property inside and out was in need of some serious help!

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Treegator Drip Irrigation Bags, A Review

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These green bags are worth their weight in gold for those of us in the industry, and they are one item that translates well to the homeowner’s arsenal as well. I use the 20 gallon version of this Treegator often on newly planted trees, and they are a great tool to have on hand if you are planning on installing your own landscaping this season.

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My New Hummingbird Feeder

I was motivated by my neighbor’s accidental success in attracting hummingbirds (to the flowering weeds climbing up his drain spout) to purchase my own bright red feeder, and hang it in my living room window.  I happened upon a gift card I’d forgotten about to PetSupplies.com, and scoured their selection for something appropriate that would fit well on the window hanger I have hanging up there already.

I liked this:

 My New Hummingbird Feeder

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The Complete Guide to Trees and Shrubs; A Review

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I love cheat sheets!  I love Cliffs Notes!  I love Ortho gardening books!

The Complete Guide to Trees and Shrubs The Complete Guide to Trees and Shrubs; A Review is a 224 page book that will give you all the tools you need to create vibrant tree and shrub landscape designs.

Want to add more bushes and trees to your yard that have winter berries?  There’s a chart for that, including calendar times for each flower and berry.  Want purple flowering shrubs?  There’s a list. Looking for trees with sculptural winter interest? Look no farther for several ideas.  Need a quick reference guide to common pests that might be killing your landscaping and solutions on how to eradicate them?  There is a chapter on common pests, with photos, maps of common locations, and analysis on how exactly they impact your garden.

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STI Solar Fountain SunJet 150 Review

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The Solar Fountain SunJet 150:

This is the first solar powered fountain I’ve purchased for my own personal use, and thus far it’s been everything that it was advertised to be.  It’ll run you about 70 bucks from Amazon or the pond supply stores, and it runs beautifully, arriving with 3 different fountain heads for different looks.

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Liquid Fence Deer and Rabbit Repellant Review

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This is one product that fulfills it’s promises, and a little bit can go a long way!

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Enchanting Woodland Birdhouses; A Book Review

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Crafty moods happen, at least to me, and when they come I make a beeline to the nearest DIY book section and start my hunt.  Lucinda Claire Macy’s book Enchanting Woodland Birdhouses Enchanting Woodland Birdhouses; A Book Review is a book for crafters interested in theme specific, storybook style birdhouses.  The book details complete instructions on how to build multiple unique style houses that are beautiful, functional, and one of a kind.

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Little Golden Book Birdhouses

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I absolutely love unique birdhouses, and as an avid reader I can’t think of a cuter idea than combining my love for both into one complete package.  Enter the Little Golden Book Birdhouse series!  Behold the cuteness, and tremble!

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‘Solar Mowing’ In Maryland

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Lyn DeWitt isn’t your typical lawn care provider, in fact there isn’t much typical about Lyn or her new business “Solar Mowing,” although more businesses like it may be cropping up soon!

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