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How to Get Song Sparrows to Nest in Your Yard

One of the best things in the winter is working in the greenhouse beginning in February. It’s almost like being outside except it’s warm! Starting in February, Song Sparrows begin to mate and nest, the male singing all day long. In the cold depths of winter, hearing that sound is like lig
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Rabbits Eating your Shrubs? Try one of these 5 Tips!

For an animal that isn’t overly large, rabbits sure can do a lot of damage in the garden! Rabbits don’t hibernate for the winter and have to eat to stay alive – When the weather turns cold, rabbits will turn to anything that is still alive, including your shrubs and groundcovers. If you’ve
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Build an Indoor Plant Rack with Grow Lights for Under $350!

Here at GreenTec Nursery, our growing season is beginning to get under way. We’ve set up an indoor growing room for our specialty Red Spruce and Table Mountain Pine seedlings, using wire racks and special LED grow lights. Whether you’re a native plant enthusiast or a general gardener, you m
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11 Winter Tasks to Do Now to Set Yourself Ahead for Spring Planting

It may be Winter, and there may be nothing growing outside right now, but that’s no reason to stay put indoors! There are a lot of things you can do to both stave off cabin fever and prep yourself for the Springtime rush. From starting seeds indoors to around-the-yard tasks to tackle on nicer d
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How to Keep Weeds From Growing Around New Tree Seedlings

It's late June, and here at GreenTec Nursery in Central Indiana, the weeds are coming in thick and fast. With over 5 inches of rain in the last 2 weeks, the ragweed, thistles and foxtail grass are growing furiously. We've planted a lot of tree seedlings in the last few years, and if we don'
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