Monthly Archives: June 2015

DIY: How to make your own compost pile

If you’re a gardener but you don’t yet compost, now is a great time to start. Composting is beneficial both to you and the environment, and it’s simple to do once you learn the basics. …

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5 tips to efficiently water your garden

Water is a precious resource, and just like people need water to thrive, so do your plants. While watering plants is essential, there are ways to use the resource thoughtfully to prevent waste. Here are …

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Give your pet the best with natural dog food

Your dog is more than just a pet. He’s a loyal companion and part of the family. That’s why you strive to give your furry friend the best care available. What many pet owners don’t …

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What you need to know about laying a brick patio

Now that spring is here and summer is just around the corner, you can finally dust off your outdoor furniture and set up the patio again. Before you do, however, consider revamping the floor with …

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Our Lawns Will Need TLC to Prosper This Summer

It has been a challenging year thus far with a severe winter, a late and short spring, followed by a drought.  Your lawn will need some TLC to prosper this summer.
An early June …

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Say thanks with these great Father’s Day gift ideas

From your fun and free childhood days to your rebellious high school phase, he’s been there for you through it all. Say thanks and show your appreciation this Father’s Day with a thoughtful gift. At …

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5 Ways to Cool Down in a Hot Backyard

By Jane Blanchard
The summer season is upon us and that means hotter temperatures are in store for everyone. Even though there is no escaping the sun, people enjoy spending time in …

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5 of Homestead Gardens favorite things to grill

There are many reasons to love spring and summer. You might like the warmer weather, longer days or fun activities like swimming and biking. At Homestead Gardens, we get excited for grilling. Cooking outdoors …

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