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Create a Container Wildlife Habitat for Hummingbirds and Butterflies (15 photos)

Posted by on Apr 22, 2018 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Noelle Johnson Landscape Consulting

The occasional glimpse of a hummingbird or butterfly stopping by for a drink is one of the many reasons people enjoy a garden in flower. But what if you have little or no room to plant a garden, let alone one that attracts butterflies or hummingbirds? Even if your garden space is limited to a…

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6 Steps to Creating Your Butterfly Garden (14 photos)

Posted by on Apr 22, 2018 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Debbie Ballentine

Butterflies are among the most beloved insects. Someone once called them flying flowers. They float, they flutter and they dazzle us with their colors. We relish their dance of spring. Then there’s the bad news: Because of pesticides and habitat loss, the populations of our cherished butterflies is in…

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Native Plants 101 (7 photos)

Posted by on Apr 22, 2018 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Benjamin Vogt / Monarch Gardens

You’ve probably heard about native plants, but what are they? Where do they grow? What’s the hoopla about supporting wildlife like bees and butterflies, and following a low-maintenance schedule? Trust me, I know that the issues surrounding native plants can be complicated, but we’re going to break down…

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How to Donate or Recycle Home Remodeling Materials (3 photos)

Posted by on Apr 22, 2018 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Mitchell Parker

Visit any remodeling project during its demolition phase, and you might think that those piles of broken concrete, asphalt, wood, drywall, brick, metal, glass and more are just junk heaps destined for a landfill. Not so fast. Many construction and demolition materials…

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Where to Donate, Sell or Recycle Furniture and Electronics (3 photos)

Posted by on Apr 22, 2018 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Erin Carlyle

The process of redecorating your home can be exciting, but it also means figuring out what to do with your old stuff. Where do you sell, donate or recycle your used sofa, saggy mattress or old fold-out metal bed frame? Before you put those items out on the street hoping that someone might adopt them,…

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How to Have Your Own Mini Wildflower Meadow in the City (6 photos)

Posted by on Apr 22, 2018 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Benjamin Vogt / Monarch Gardens

You don’t need to live in the wide, open expanse of the country to have a wildflower garden at home. From choosing resilient plants to layering your plantings, you can echo the feeling of wildness in an attractive, tidy city garden. The following strategies will help you turn a smaller outdoor…

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