Gardening Knowledge Base

“The love of gardening is a seed once sown that never dies.”

Whether you garden for the love of it, or garden because you just like to have things neat and tidy in the yard. You will find articles here to help you achieve your goals in the back yard.

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lawn maintenance plan

A Simple Lawn Maintenance Schedule – 10 Steps a Lush Lawn

Some articles will lead you to believe that you need to spend lots of money and follow a super complicated plan to achieve a great looking lawn. While those plans undoubtedly work, most people don’t need something so in depth. With a little planning, and some local knowledge you can have a great looking lawn

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What Is a Ground Cover Plant?

Many landscapers and gardeners struggle with filling blank spots in their gardens or property. Bare hillsides, exposed soil, and raw wall edges can all contribute to worsening the appearance of your garden or yard. But adding ground cover plants can let you cover up these areas tastefully and even bring in some extra benefits at

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Electric Vs Gas Lawn Mower – Which Is Best?

It wasn’t all that long ago when the only choosing a mower simply consisted of deciding which brand of gas mower to go for. Sure, electric mowers existed, but they were pretty much useless and a bit of a gimmick. Not so any more! Technology has come a long way in the past 10 years

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How To Sharpen a Chainsaw Blade With An Electric Sharpener

Just like most other home and garden machines, a chainsaw needs regular care for optimal functioning. Unfortunately, you have the engine to think about, as well as the bar, among other components. However, one of the most crucial components about a chainsaw is its blade, without which your chainsaw is practically useless. You’ll need a

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Choosing The Best Grass For Southern California

You’ve got the grill. You’ve got the lawn games. You’ve got the drinks with the colorful umbrellas. The only thing that’s missing is the lush, green lawn to enjoy that life on. Sand can be great at the beach, but being able to feel grass between your toes at home is just as important. In

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black and decker cm2040 review

Black + Decker CM2040 Battery Powered Lawn Mower Review

Important Info: The Black + Decker CM2040 is an old model and is no longer manufactured. This review is left here for the purposes of second hand buyers. If you are looking for a current model replacement I recommend checking out the Black + Decker 2043C See the CM2043C on Amazon Disclosure: As an Amazon Associate

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