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Keeping your backyard trees healthy with these tips to help them grow

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Keeping your backyard trees healthy with these tips to help them grow

“We have a large ash tree in our backyard. For the first time ever I recently noticed around 50 healthy, leafy shoots on the ground underneath it. These shoots were about 6-8 inches long with stems about ¼ inch in diameter, all of which were neatly cut at a 45-degree angle! There had been no wind or microburst that might have explained this and the shoot stems were green and flexible. This must have been done by a critter. Do squirrels to this? Why?” — Brian Westin, Whittier You are correct in your hypothesis that this was done by squirrels....

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Small Space Potted Flower Garden Tour

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Small Space Potted Flower Garden Tour

Hello my sweet Foxes, and welcome to my small space potted flower garden tour! Since we don’t all have a traditional garden, I thought it would be great to share what you can do with pots! This is a post I’ve meant to write for several Summer’s now, and I’m finally getting around to sharing our little wood deck off the sun room. Some might call it a patio, or a sun porch, I call it my Deer proof planting spot. This is where I hide everything I love to plant, but I don’t want the Deer to snack on....

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