Home Improvement Expert Danny Lipford

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December Lawn & Garden To-Do List

December Lawn & Garden To-Do List
Gardeners begin to find some rest in December, and if you’re like me, the fireplace beckons more loudly than the yard. Nonetheless, on those sunny days it’s good to get outdoors and to take care of a few gardening chores. Read on to find out more.
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November Lawn & Garden To-Do List

November Lawn & Garden To-Do List
Fall gardening is an exercise in delayed gratification – new plants barely put down roots before going dormant, and amended beds won’t show their gratitude until spring. Read on to find out how to clean up, organize, and take stock of your yard during November.
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October Lawn & Garden To-Do List

October Lawn & Garden To-Do List
In October, gardeners have a color show unequaled in any other season. While many summer annuals are still blooming, trees begin their yearly show of fall color, and fall-blooming perennials explode into bloom. Read on for a list of October to-do jobs for your yard.
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September Lawn & Garden To-Do List

September Lawn & Garden To-Do List
September heralds the fall gardening season with cooler temperatures and a first taste of autumn in the air. Now’s the time to be outside to enjoy the beautiful weather while taking care of some of the following lawn and garden tasks for September.
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August Lawn & Garden To-Do List

August Lawn & Garden To-Do List
August is in the “dog days of summer,” the hottest and most sultry time of the year. Everything seems languid and still – except mosquitoes – and the sun threatens to bake lawns, gardens, and gardeners alike. Read on to find some August tasks for your yard.
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July Lawn & Garden To-Do List

July Lawn & Garden To-Do List
Rainfall is scarce in July, and soaring temperatures can cause your garden and lawn to slow down to conserve energy. Vegetable gardens kick into high gear and need some extra attention while other plants can benefit from special treatment as well. Read on to find out more.
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June Lawn & Garden To-Do List

June Lawn & Garden To-Do List
June marks the official start of summer and is a great month for working in your garden and lawn. Most parts of the country are green and teeming with birds, butterflies, and flowers; but the heat and summer drought haven’t taken hold. Read on for a list of tasks for your lawn and garden in June.
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May Lawn & Garden To-Do List

May Lawn & Garden To-Do List
Much of the country will experience the last frost of the season during May, bringing us to the heady days of spring gardening. So whether you’re just getting your hands dirty for the first time, or already have calluses from digging, here are some tips and chores for the May lawn and garden.
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