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Real Advice for Real Christmas Tree Care

The Christmas tree is a classic holiday staple and decor focal point for many. You might have a tradition of heading to the tree farm and choosing the same type of tree every year after Thanksgiving or grabbing whatever is left at the lawn & garden store the weekend before Christmas. But, whatever your style, … Continued

Debug the Myths’ 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Finding the perfect gifts for friends, family and co-workers can be intimidating, overwhelming and stressful, which is why we’ve done the work for you and created a guide to plant-inspired gift ideas for everyone on your list.   Gifts for the design enthusiast:   For the friend who’s mastered the art of feng shui and … Continued

When Temperatures Fall, Rise to the Occasion

Fall means time for football games, cooling temperatures and the end to summer chores like mowing the lawn, right? While you might be ready to hit the snooze button on lawn care for the year, a green, healthy lawn next spring means a few more weeks of lawn work ahead. Lawn care experts can agree … Continued

The ABC’s of Bug-Free Back-to-School

Back-to-school season is here and busier than ever before, so we’ve compiled our expert tips to make staying bug bite-free as easy as ABC: Apply EPA-Approved Bug Repellent Kids are back-to-school, but ticks and mosquitoes are still out to play. As you pack cleats for flag football games, grab the trumpet for marching band rehearsal … Continued

Four Tips for Bug-Free Outdoor Entertaining

Whether it’s your first party in your new home, or you’re an everyday entertainer, throw the best bash on the block and fend off bug bites with four entertaining tips: 1. Set the scene. Create a tablescape with seasonal flowers, decorative napkins and colorful accents to match the color scheme and party theme. Set up … Continued

9 Steps for a Tick-Free Yard for People & Pets

Blue skies, warm weather and sunny days are finally here to stay. However, with warmer weather comes tick season, making it more important than ever to keep your family safe from bites, including your furry family members! Before you hit the outdoors, put safety first. Backyards should be for playing fetch, tug-of-war and making memories … Continued

5 Steps to Leave Invasive Species Behind Labor Day Weekend

It’s the last unofficial weekend of summer, and many are celebrating on the water. Before you leave the marina, watch out for invasive aquatic species—plants and animals that spread to areas of the water you may frequent and enjoy. These aquatic hitchhikers commonly catch a ride on boats while people are cruising the water or … Continued

4 Must-Haves for your Back-to-School Checklist

Summer break is wrapping up, and it’s time to focus on checking all the boxes when it comes to preparing for the first day of school. Before your kids hit the books, we have four must-haves to keep in mind as summer weather continues into the school year. And, you can pin the checklist for … Continued

6 Tips to Conquer your Backyard Campout

Turn your backyard into the ultimate staycation spot for outdoor fun with a few simple steps. Pitch a tent, start the fire and enjoy the taste of homemade s’mores! Grab the essentials. A few items you’ll need: Tent Sleeping bag, pillows and blankets Flashlights and lanterns EPA-approved bug repellent Camp fire materials Skewers and s’mores … Continued

Lend a Helping Hand on Father’s Day

Skip the tie and roll up your sleeves! Show your appreciation for all Dad does by checking off his outdoor to-do list. From yard chores to prepping for a cookout, use the tips below to handle it all. Still looking to go the extra mile? Download and print this certificate to give Dad on his … Continued

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