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The Complete Guide to Help Bluebirds Nest Successfully

With March beginning, the bluebirds should be returning soon.   Bluebirds are possibly America's favorite songbird, and for good reason - These birds are great fun to watch in the garden, catching bugs and posing on fenceposts. Their sky-blue feathers and red breast make Bluebirds one
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Save Time Prepping Beds with a Cordless Electric Tiller

With the soil beginning to warm, everyone's starting to think about getting outside.  There is still snow on the ground here in Central Indiana, but the long-range forecast shows some 60 degree days popping up!  In anticipation for this, I did some research to try to find a good cordles
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Weeding Tools - Our Top Recommended Picks

Spring is coming soon - something we're always excited for on the nursery - and so are the weeds.  Looking around the nursery, I can already spot the rosettes of weeds in the beds and borders, and if they don't get taken care of quickly, that's going to present a problem come summer and fall
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What is a Pollinator?

“Pollinator” is a bit of a buzzword right now, especially when it comes to sustainable landscaping and backyard habitats. If you’re just getting into habitat gardening, you may be wondering – “What is a pollinator?” A Pollinator can be anything that carries pollen from one flower to another
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Should You Really Cut Back Your Native Grass in the Winter?

Does your landscaping look stark and boring in the winter? It doesn’t have to if you just leave cutting back your ornamental grass until spring! Many people cut back their clumps of ornamental native grasses as soon as they go dormant in the fall, or in early winter. Here at the nursery,
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8 Ways to Make Your Small Yard More Sustainable

Ever wonder how you can make your small yard more sustainable and wildlife-friendly?We’ve always had the luxury of having plenty of land to work with around our nursery properties, giving us ample space to create habitats. Some of you may have smaller lots that are a bit harder to design – In r
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