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Marinade Essentials

Who doesn't love a good marinade?  Not only do marinades tenderize meat so it melts in your mouth, they also make each bite rich with flavor.  Learn how to come up with your own marinades below:

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6 Most Popular Rose Bushes

Healthy and thriving rose bushes in full bloom are often considered the crowning glory in any landscape.  There are a huge variety of roses to choose from, every color, size, shape, and growing patterns (i.e. vines or bushes) have been developed giving every home gardener able to find a rose that is just right for ...

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6 Tips to Light Your Christmas Tree Like a Professional

 Christmas time is the season for twinkling lights, decoration trees, carols, wassail, and festive holiday cheer.  Perhaps one of the most iconic symbols of Christmas is the lighted tree, pull of sparkle and twinkling lights.  If you have ever hung lights around the tree, then you are very familiar with how difficult it can ...

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How to Grow Big Gorgeous Tulips

  Tall, colorful tulips are a great way to bring big splashes of color and personality to your landscaping, heralding in the spring season of renewal and rebirth.  They are available in a large array of colors, patterns, and sizes, making them a versatile and desirable addition to any garden.  With a little bit of ...

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7 Rustic Pallet Christmas Word Art Projects

Christmas is such a fun time of year with the festive activities, treats, and décor.  If you are looking to bring some new additions to your decorations this year you may consider tackling one of these rustic pallet word art projects!  The rustic feel to each of these projects brings back holiday memories of ...

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How to Prune Fruit Trees the Correct Way

Many home gardeners are well-versed in growing plots full of juicy tomatoes, versatile squashes, and savory herbs.  Often we get a little more hesitant when considering adding some fruit trees to our repertoire.  There is something about the permanent nature of a tree and the unknown process of where and when to prune that seems ...

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How to Grow Gorgeous Iris Plants in 5 Steps

Iris plants make a stunning and beautiful addition to any landscape.  Their tall slender flowers are eye-catching and colorful, and being a perennial means that you can enjoy these lovely blossoms year after year.  Interestingly, these flowers were named after the Greek goddess, Iris, who was thought to be the personification of colorful and happy ...

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How to Grow Lavender and Propagate it!

Lavender bushes bring such personality and beauty to any landscape, with their pastel blossoms and lovely perfume like scent, you can’t go wrong when you add them to your garden.   One big benefit to choosing lavender plants for your landscape is that they are very heat and drought resistant, making them fairly easy for the ...

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6 Beautiful DIY Paper Christmas Ornaments

Christmas is a festive and fun time of year when we all love to enjoy the decorations and traditions that brings families together to enjoy the holiday season.  This year you should consider finding a little time to make some paper Christmas ornaments!  These fun little projects will bring a smile to your face ...

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4 Tips on Growing Successful Succulents

Succulents have become all the rage lately among experienced and novice home gardeners alike.  They are unique, petite, and usually very easy to grow.  However, as with most plants, there are a few specific tips and tricks that you should know before jumping right in in order to put yourself quickly on the path to ...

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