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Thrill, Spill and Fill! How to make beautiful planters.

by Teknor Apex Jun 4, 2023 6:16:49 PM

Looking to add some life and color to your garden or patio? Planters are a great way to showcase your creativity and love for plants. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or just starting out, a well-designed planter can make a big impact on your outdoor space. In this post, we'll show you how to create beautiful planters using the "thrill, spill and fill" technique. This simple approach involves selecting the right plants for each section of the planter, resulting in a visually striking display. Let's get started!

The first step in making a beautiful planter is to select the right plants. For the "thrill" section, choose a tall, statement-making plant that will serve as the centerpiece. This could be something like a fern, grass or even a small tree. Place it in the center of the planter and make sure it's planted at the same level as the other plants.

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Topics: Landscaping, Water Gardening, House Plants, Flower Gardening

5 Ways to Nurture Your Green Thumb This Spring

by Teknor Apex May 8, 2023 8:06:03 PM


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Topics: Water Gardening, Flower Gardening

How to keep your lawn healthy.

by Teknor Apex May 6, 2023 8:00:00 AM


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Divide and Conquer: How to Effectively Split Overgrown Plants in Your Garden

by Teknor Apex Apr 22, 2023 8:30:00 AM

Have you ever noticed an unexpected abundance of lush foliage emerging from a single plant in your garden? It can be hard to keep some plants in check and the goal of having an effortless garden oasis can seem impossible. However, there is a way to keep those overgrown plants under control – by splitting them! Splitting plants is not only a simple way to manage their growth, it helps create healthier and more attractive gardens. Read on to find out how easy it is to divide and conquer overgrown plants in your garden.

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Spring Planting

by Teknor Apex Apr 15, 2023 9:00:00 AM

Unlock the Secrets of a Picture-Perfect Garden! 10 Plants to Try This Spring


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Is it time to Preen?

by Teknor Apex Apr 8, 2023 9:00:00 AM

When to Preen your lawn

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Yard Clean-up for Spring

by Teknor Apex Apr 1, 2023 9:00:00 AM

As the weather warms up, it's time to kick off spring with a yard clean-up and give your home a fresh and inviting look. Homeowners often dread this annual task, but no worries - we have tips and tricks that will help make it more efficient (and even fun!) From must-do items and supplies to helpful tools, get ready for an easy yet thorough spring yard clean up!

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Dangers of Snow Piles

by Sutherlands Organic Solutions Mar 11, 2023 9:00:00 AM

Do you still have snow piles on your lawn?

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Topics: Lawncare

So, you want to start a chicken coop?

by Teknor Apex Mar 4, 2023 10:00:00 AM

So, you want to start a chicken Coop?

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Moldy Mulch? Why it happens and how to fix it.

by Teknor Apex Feb 24, 2023 5:00:00 PM

Moldy Mulch? Why it happens and how to fix it.

Moldy mulch is a common problem for homeowners. It can be unsightly and even harmful to your plants. Watch out for your cars, furniture, and other surfaces that may be affected as moldy mulch spores can shoot many feet into the distance!

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Topics: Landscaping, Water Gardening, Flower Gardening, Home Care

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