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Plant hardiness zones shift; conditions average 5 degrees warmer

Just in time for spring, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has released an updated Plant Hardiness Zone Map for the country.



Mulch has multiple functions in the garden

There are many types of mulch to choose from when buying garden supplies. Some is mixed into soil as a conditioner, while other types are used as a top layer that holds in moisture, stabilizes soil temperature and deters weeds.



Fall is the perfect time to plant a tree

 Fall is the perfect time to plant a tree
If you think spring is the only time to do major work in your yard, you just may be surprised. Fall is actually the perfect time to work on landscaping.



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