Ten Things To Improve Your Indiana Lawn And Garden !

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10 Things to do this Weekend to Improve your Indiana Lawn & Garden!

#1 Add more plants: Spring is the perfect time to plant before the heat of the summer rises. Plant more Rhododendrons, Dogwoods, Redbuds and Azeleas. Now that you can see where they 're blooming, go buy more! Don’t know the type? Just pluck-off a bloom if you don 't have the labels of your current varietals and take it to the garden center and find more of the same color! Next spring you will thank me!

#2 Set your mower on the highest setting: Mow the grass at the highest wheel setting. This lifts the blade up. Then, on the driest day of the weekend, since we 've had rain, mow your lawn! When grass is wet it spreads disease. To prevent, disinfect the mower blade with a
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The bulk of the work will be done and you have your yard and deck to enjoy the rest of the summer. So employe all little hands get them out there to pick up Stick, rake, or help dig a hole to plant new plants. Then have them go inside and find a blanket, make your lunch and sit on the blanket outside and eat! Kiddos learn to love gardening this way and it will make the world a beautiful place if we have more little gardeners.

#8 Wash Outdoor Furniture: If there are no cushions great. Get a hose and a little bit of soap and sponge and washed down all your pieces. If you have cushions I wash mine down too. Ill use a bucket with a little bit of Tide detergent only a couple of tablespoons and a scrub brush wet, scrub, rinse & let dry. Once your cushions are dry I treat mine with a little bit of Scotchgard. It helps protect from sun and spills.

#9 Add a new book to your collection: When you 're finished with your work and your cushions are dry sit-down, crack open the new book and learn some more about your beautiful
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Shove it deep into that soil and turn it over. Amend the soil (make it better) by adding peat moss, then put down some Preen, a product that helps weeds not grow. Call someone and order your mulch or go buy bags. Start with 4 cubic yards. (if you have a basic neighborhood front yard & landscape beds ) and mulch up to 3 inches thick no less no more. Keep it away from the base of the plants. Grab a beer and a hose. Around 5 o 'clock water your mulch, make it look pretty, smile and wave when all the neighbors pass by and feel your gardening pride rise! Pat yourself on the back this is been a good week of work and you 're going to have a great May in Indiana if you get this all done!

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