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Southwest April Gardening Tips

For many, spring gardens aren’t a reality until Memorial Day hits, but for gardeners in America’s Southwest, the planting season can be year-round! Traditional “winter crops” can be grown with success, and with such early last-frost dates, new spring seedlings can be started and even plugged into the ground by this time. Here at Cooks […]

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Recycled Rainwater Benefits for Your Garden

Rainwater harvesting is a great way to decrease costs while helping keep the environment around you at a safe balance. It can definitely help you reduce waste. Additionally, a rainwater harvesting system is quite simple to install and maintain. The rainwater brings numerous benefits to your garden. It can help maintain the ph balance, deliver […]

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How to Start Your First Garden

Have you ever dreamed of growing your own herbs, fruits or vegetables? Many people like the idea of having a garden in their own backyard but don’t know where to begin. If you’ve ever wondered how to start a garden yourself, simply follow these seven easy steps to grow the garden of your dreams. 1. […]

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Make Your Garden Drought Resistant with a Rain Diverter

New Mexico experiences 13 inches (on average) of rainfall annually with less than 10 inches in the southern desert, San Juan valleys, and the Rio Grande and more than 20 inches in higher elevation areas of the State. It is common for New Mexico gardens to overflow with water during summer monsoon season, which is […]

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Top 7 Tips to Prepare Your Garden for Spring Season

Winter camouflages the mesmerizing beauty of a garden with its white, snowy layer. Once a lively, lush green garden becomes so morbid, all clad in white. On the other hand, fans of gardening don’t have much to do either. As winter nears its end, the gardening lovers brace themselves to reclaim their gardens’ former ‘green […]

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