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9 Ornamental Shrubs for Wet Soil Conditions

9 Ornamental Shrubs for Wet Soil Conditions

Most plants can’t thrive in extremely wet soil. Here are 9 shrubs for wet soil that won’t suffer in soggy conditions.
How to Improve Sandy Soil to Grow Healthier Plants

How to Improve Sandy Soil to Grow Healthier Plants

Tips on how to improve sandy soil for better moisture retention and healthier plants.
Pallet Raised Garden Bed – Build it Yourself!

Pallet Raised Garden Bed – Build it Yourself!

DIY pallet raised garden beds are a simple, budget-friendly way to build your own raised garden beds for flowers and vegetables. Learn how easy they are to construct with our step-by-step directions!
How to Improve Soil Drainage

How to Improve Soil Drainage

Healthy soil drainage is essential for your plants to thrive. Learn how to make soil drain better with these tips.
Potting Soil vs Potting Mix: What’s the Difference?

Potting Soil vs Potting Mix: What’s the Difference?

Is potting soil the same as potting mix? Learn how to read soil product labels and which ingredients to look for to help your potted plants grow and thrive.
All About Garden Soil and Mulch

All About Garden Soil and Mulch

Find out what types of soil is best for growing plants and what mulch you should use. Along with tips for making healthy soil, use our soil and mulch calculators to find how much you need for pots, gardens, and raised beds.
How to Amend Clay Soil

How to Amend Clay Soil

Clay soil can be hard to work, have poor drainage and lack nutrients plants need to survive. Learn how to amend clay soil into workable, healthier soil.
How to Change Your Soil pH

How to Change Your Soil pH

Soil pH is an essential factor in a plant's ability to grow. Learn what it means, why it's important, and how to change your soil pH to help plants thrive.
How to Test Soil pH

How to Test Soil pH

Here’s how to do a simple soil pH test from items you probably already have in your kitchen. Once you determine whether your soil is acidic or alkaline, we have recommendations for soil amendments that can bring the soil back into the neutral pH range.
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Frost Map with Dates

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USDA Zone Finder

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