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Some of the prettiest plants may also harmful. These are considered “invasive” plants and include such local favorites as burning bush and bittersweet. They come from other countries and climates. more

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Plant too early, a heavy frost will destroy your efforts. Too late, and your flowers may not bloom or your fruit ripen. more

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Allergic rhinitis is what happens when your body’s immune system goes into warp-drive whenever it encounters an irritant like pollen. It triggers a histamine response – mucus-membrane inflammation and swelling in the eyes, nose, sinuses, and throat. more

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All winter long, our houses have been hermetically sealed, with stale, stagnant air filled with smoke, germs, kitchen grease, mold/mildew, paper dust, chemical fumes, dust mites, dander, and tracked-in dirt. more

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The work was overwhelming, but rewarding. The grass started to grow and gardens began to take shape. Somehow more and more animals kept arriving at our farm, and we loved watching their antics. more

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New Bedford is adding to its reputation as a destination where aficionados of plants and gardens can spend a day admiring the horticultural scenery and gathering ideas... more

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The list of gardens selected is kept under wraps until the day of the tour, but they feature a variety of gardening styles, "from formal to informal, woodsy to cottage, as well as annuals, perennials, vegetables, herbs, and beautiful ... more

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Compost is great for improving the soil quality of one's yard and gardens so that plants of all kinds will thrive. Leftover organic material from around the property gets recycled to contribute to another season of growth. more

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As those numbers grow, so too do the numbers of people who decide to simply their lives and downsize their living situations. A lot of them aren’t even waiting until they reach retirement age. more

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The calculated date of the last frost for our zone, based on year-to-year averages, is April 15th, but you can get three weeks, maybe a month’s head start ... more

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Summer has finally arrived, bringing nice weather that’s perfect for casual outdoor dining, or taking a leisurely ride to get ice cream in the country on a sultry day. more

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A sump pump is a last line of defense, if water does get through the barriers you have in place. Even thoughtfully designed and well-constructed houses are vulnerable to water intrusion in their cellars. more

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Most people don't think much about removing trees; it's one of those businesses that blend into the background unless someone downs a tree in your neighborhood and you get to watch the process, which is usually an attention-grabber. more

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Flash back Thursday- A helpful article by Dan Logan, originally published in 2008 more

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