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Unlike traditional surface irrigation techniques, drip irrigation provides water directly to the roots of plants. You can learn more about drip irrigation from this article.

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Riding mowers are ideal for larger lawns -- anything over half an acre. You can learn more about riding mowers from this article.

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You can plant a pine tree from a seed or from a sapling. Learn how to plant a pine tree in this article.

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It's autumn. The leaves are turning colors and falling, and it's time to start bagging those leaves! Learn how to make bagging autumn leaves easier in this article.

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You'd like to learn how to store your canna lily bulbs for next year. Here's how to store canna bulbs.

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You'd like to plant a peach seed in your garden, but you don't know how. Learn how to plant a peach seed in this article.

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If you know how to grow sugar beets you'll always have a good source of carbohydrates, protein, minerals and vitamins. Read this article and get more information about how to grow sugar beets.

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You planted a nectarine tree, and you now need to learn how to prune it. This article will tell you how to prune nectarine trees.

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You have creepy, flying gnats on your plants, and you'd like to learn how to get rid of them. Here's how to get rid of gnats in your houseplants.

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Learning how to blow out your sprinkler system will protect your irrigation system before the winter so that it's still working come spring. Learn about how to blow out a sprinkler system in this article.

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You can have a garden even if you have limited space, if you learn how to build a vertical garden. Learn about how to build a vertical garden in this article.

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You bought a calathea plant, and now have to learn how to care for it. Learn about how to care for a calathea plant in this article.

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You bought some bamboo plants to decorate your home, and now realize that you don't know how to care for them. Learn about how to care for bamboo plants this article.

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Arborists are especially trained to know when, why and how to remove branches from trees. Find out if you should pay someone to trim your trees in this article.

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Winter doesn't have to mean an empty and dead-looking garden. Learn more about plants that thrive in winter in this article.

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There's no reason to let your garden freeze when winter hits. Some vegetable plants, trees and flowers thrive in the chill and can liven up the icy tundra that your landscape has become. Learn more about planting winter vegetables from the following article.

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If you live in the western parts of the U.S., the hot, dry conditions shouldn't stop you from having a colorful yard. Learn about the annuals you can plant for a hot-weather garden in this article.

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Popular annuals found around the southeastern states of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida include petunias, marigolds and zinnias. Learn about annuals that thrive in the Southeast from this article.

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Landscaping can upgrade a plot of land into a beautiful area for relaxation and enjoyment; however, you need to know what exactly is allowed in your municipality. Learn about the zoning laws that can affect urban landscape design in this article.

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These five hardy and colorful annuals are perfect for your garden in the northeastern U.S. Find out more about the best annuals to plant in this article.

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The Northeast might not be the easiest place to grow a flower garden, but there are still plenty of flower choices to add color to your yard. Find out more about the types of perennials that will grow well in the northeast in this article.

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Pesticides can be harmful, but they can also be very useful. Find out how to use them safely in this article.

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There are three types of soil: sand, clay and loam. Find out what type of soil will work best for your landscape design in this article

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Besides purchasing particularly resistant trees, you can take basic steps to increase the chance of your tree surviving the next storm that hits it. Learn how to protect your trees from wind and storms from this article.

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Mango is your favorite fruit and you'd love to learn how to plant a mango tree from a seed. Go no further because in this article you will learn how to plant a mango seed.

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