Home Improvement Expert Danny Lipford

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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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Five Easy Garden Plants to Grow from Seed

Five Easy Garden Plants to Grow from Seed
One of the most economical ways to garden is to grow your plants from seeds. Read for tips on how to plant five easy to grow flowers, herbs, and vegetables in your garden.
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April Lawn & Garden To-Do List

April Lawn & Garden To-Do List
In April the weather is warming, trees and spring bulbs are showing off blooms, yet cold weather threatens the eager gardener who starts too early. As plants and gardeners awaken, the mad rush of planting, pruning, and plowing descends. Read on for a list of April chores for your lawn and garden.
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March Lawn & Garden To-Do List

March Lawn & Garden To-Do List
March marks the arrival of spring, but depending on where you live, freezing weather can persist well past the official start of spring. Read more to find out how to get your lawn and garden ready for the upcoming growing season.
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February Lawn & Garden To-Do List

February Lawn & Garden To-Do List
Early February marks the official midpoint of winter, and on this day many cultures look to folklore and tradition for signs of the coming spring. For most of us, however, plants are dormant or just beginning to stir. Read on for some February lawn and garden tasks.
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January Lawn & Garden To-Do List

January Lawn & Garden To-Do List
The January garden hunkers down to wait out the winter, but there’s still plenty to do when the weather cooperates. This is a great month for evaluating, planning, and placing orders. It’s also a good time to work on plants during dormancy before they begin their spring growing season. Read on for more.
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