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How to Brighten Up Your Garden in San Diego

How to Brighten Up Your Garden in San Diego Do you have a shady area in your yard that could use some color? Does San Diego’s May gray and June gloom weather patterns get you down? Do you want to combine yellow flowers with other colorful plants and flowers in your landscape? You can grow…

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How to Create a Natural Mosquito Barrier with Plants in San Diego County

How to Create a Natural Mosquito Barrier with Plants in San Diego County  Tired of swatting away mosquitoes? Mosquitoes are more than a nuisance; they carry diseases and can cause you to itch like crazy. Fortunately, you can prevent an infestation on your property by planting mosquito repellant plants.  If you’re looking for plants to…

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Best Fruit Trees to Plant Now in San Diego

Best Fruit Trees to Plant Now in San Diego Trees are invaluable. They provide many benefits—from cleaning the air to increasing shade cover and helping reduce energy usage—so you can’t go wrong planting trees. How about fruit trees? Fruit trees have all the benefits we just mentioned, with the bonus of enabling you to enjoy…

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5 Plants to Attract Pollinators to Your Garden

5 Plants to Attract Pollinators to Your Garden What better way to celebrate Earth Day 2024 than planting flowers that attract pollinators in your garden. Why is this important? Pollinators, like butterflies and bees are becoming scarce in many areas due to the loss of habitats. The widespread use of pesticides and lack of nectar-rich…

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Eco-Friendly Ways to Celebrate Earth Day This Year

Eco-Friendly Ways to Celebrate Earth Day This Year  Earth Day is an annual event where everyone can show their support for environmental protection. This year, Earth Day lands on April 22, and there are plenty of activities for you and your family to do!   Our planet is in the midst of a pressing climate…

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9 Spring Lawn Care Tips for San Diego County

9 Spring Lawn Care Tips for San Diego County April is National Lawn Care Month; spring’s arrival is the perfect time to think green to keep your lawn green. We have included some spring lawn care tips for San Diego to help you keep the greenery in your outdoor space thriving all year.    …

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Inspiring Ideas for Celebrating Kids Gardening Month in April

Inspiring Ideas for Celebrating Kids Gardening Month in April Gardening can boost your mood, encourage healthy eating, count as exercise, and is good for people. And with April being kids’ gardening month, there’s no better time than now to get your kids started early. One of the best ways to get kids into gardening is…

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Spring Into Action: April Gardening To-Do List

Spring Into Action: San Diego April Gardening To-Do List Can you believe it’s already April? It seems like we just popped the cork to welcome the new year. Well, spring has sprung, and with its arrival comes your springtime to-do list. San Diego County’s USDA plant hardiness zones are parts of 9, 10a, 10b, and…

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Creating a Vibrant Hummingbird Garden: The Best Flowers to Choose

Creating a Vibrant Hummingbird Garden: The Best Flowers to Choose   There are many things to love about living in San Diego County. From a stunning coastline to unique landscapes filled with California native plants that burst with color, California has lots to offer. Hummingbirds love it here, too, which is why several hummingbird species…

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