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What to do with all those leaves

Do you have a monster-sized maple in your front yard that drops 50 bags of leaves each Fall? Or a neighbor who does, but thanks to the wind, manages to completely blanket your yard while his ends up bare? Well, his loss is your gain! Here are…
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The #1 thing homeowners with woods should be doing right now

WoodsThe wild will let you enter now. If you have a woods on your property, chances are you weren’t in it a lot over the summer. Woods become jungles during Indiana summers. Mosquitoes so thick they could carry away a small child. Impenetrable…
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Babies in Pumpkins & Other Great Kid + Pumpkin ideas

Have you ever wanted to put your kid in a fruit?  Well, fall is your season! Here’s what you do: 1. Cut leg holes, maybe armholes, and the top off the pumpkin and scoop out the inside. 2. Put your baby in that pumpkin. 3. Take a picture…
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Installing Sod

Installing Sod: Preparation Ensure your soil has been tilled to loosen the soil. It is usually recommended that the top 4 - 6 inches of soil should be tilled then leveled. For smaller areas, try to "rough up" the existing soil with a Garden…
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How to tell if you are over-watering

Nature has been over-watering Indiana like an eager gardener. We are only half way through the month and this July is already the 8th wettest July in recorded history. We’re up to 8.18 inches already, the record is 13.12 inches. That’s one…