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6 Summer Refreshes for Small Outdoor Spaces

Ah, summer. The backyard barbecues, the festivals and fairs, the white legs and farmer’s tans. It’s a time to get outdoors and enjoy all that the sun-filled season has to offer. It’s also time to think about your outdoor space: is it a sanctuary ready for relaxing and entertaining? Or is it filled with dead […]

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Sprucing up Your She Shed: Curb Appeal Tips for Your New Hangout

Ah, the infamous “she shed.” The backyard escape for ladies around the world. What goes on in these “man caves” for women? Well, anything they like: rest, work, play, and everything in between. Just as there are all kinds of women out there, there are also all kinds of she sheds, ranging from modern to…

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Gardening as Therapy: Planting Tips Proven to Boost Your Mood

The theme for Garden Media Group’s Garden Trends Report for 2018 is “Nature’s RX for Mental Wellness.” The reason for this, as mentioned in their report, is that “in today’s 24/7 connected society and public discontent, depression and anxiety are skyrocketing world-wide.” The recommended remedy? More time spent relaxing and working in nature. In this…

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Get Ready for Spring with This Garden Checklist

“Spring?!” you may be thinking right now, especially if you’re still knee-deep in snow every time you open your door. But although we’re still slogging through winter, now’s the time to plan your new, or revived, spring garden. Here’s what you’ll need to do now so you can reap a lovely, warm-weather garden when the…

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