Late Summer is the Time for Refresher Planting

Dill Plant And Flower

As the temperatures climb and Labor Day draws near, you may be thinking that it’s time to give up on the garden. By now, you’re on to harvesting and it’s too late to plant anything new, right? Wrong! Late summer here in Wisconsin can still provide opportunities for you to plant another round of cold-tolerant vegetables that you can harvest even after the first frost. But the time to act is now, before it gets too much later in the season and your chance is gone. Herbs Fast-growing herbs are your best choice here, as are those that are hardy..

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How to Avoid Damaging Your Fence with a Weed Eater

Weed Eater

Fence lines, the edges of buildings, and mail box posts all have one thing in common; they need a weed eater to help keep your lawn looking trim and neat. Lawn mowers just won’t reach into that space, and no one wants to have to get on their hands and knees to trim the grass with clippers. However, if you’re someone with a really strong weed eater, you run the very real risk of damaging your wooden fence.To remedy the problem, you can purchase fence post protectors, or you can make your own with supplies you’ve likely already got lying..

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Container Gardening Tips for the Autumn Season

Container Gardening

It’s hard to believe, but autumn is fast approaching, and it will officially be here on September 23rd. There’s a lot to look forward to, especially here in Wisconsin, when the leaves shift from a deep, rich green to brilliant bursts of orange, scarlet and gold. It doesn’t have to mean the end of the gardening season, though! True, the plummeting temperatures mean that almost all of your plants will enter a period of dormancy or die off, but with container gardening, you can extend the life of your garden and add more color to your backyard. Consider the Hardscape..

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