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Spring Garden Quick Tips

Quick Tips: Starting a New Garden Project

Saturday, April 4th, 2015

Looking out onto the desolate garden that winter has left can be a very daunting experience. Where to start? How to start? How to establish a budget? Here are a few ideas that can keep your budget at bay and give focus to your upcoming garden awakening! 1.) Plan a vegetable or herb garden! This task can … Read More

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Quick Tips for Winterizing Your Garden

Saturday, February 7th, 2015

The cold weather is a reminder that it is time for your garden to rest. There is preparation to be done to have the garden clean and ready for its push of growth in the spring. Here are a few easy steps to help winterize your outdoor space. 1.) Simple Cleanup: Vegetable gardens and ornamental … Read More

Quick Tips for a Summer Shade Garden

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Do you have that spot in the garden that just doesn’t get any sunlight? Tired of trying to grow grass without success? Plan a shade garden and turn that trouble spot into a great garden feature. Here’s three quick tips to creating a fun shady spot.

Quick Tips: Quick Guide to Pruning Roses

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Early spring is the best time to cut back your roses, especially if they will only get one prune a year. Although there are specifics to pruning different types of roses, here are a few of Sparrow and Brambles’ tips that will get you moving in the right direction: Make sure your pruner blades are … Read More