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  • Melinda's Garden Moment: Waterwise Gardening Tips

    Melinda's Garden Moment: Waterwise Gardening Tips

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:00 AM EDT2014-07-29 11:00:32 GMT
    It's important to give your garden a drink of water, but it's also important to be mindful of the environment while doing so. In this week's Melinda's Garden Moment, some tips on being a waterwise gardener.Click this link for weekly "Melinda's Garden Moment" bonus videos: http://www.melindamyers.com/garden-tips/melindas-videos.html
    It's important to give your garden a drink of water, but it's also important to be mindful of the environment while doing so. In this week's Melinda's Garden Moment, some tips on being a waterwise gardener.Click this link for weekly "Melinda's Garden Moment" bonus videos: http://www.melindamyers.com/garden-tips/melindas-videos.html
  • Melinda's Garden Moment: Dealing with Surface Roots

    Melinda's Garden Moment: Dealing with Surface Roots

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 9:20 AM EDT2014-07-22 13:20:52 GMT
    The surface roots belonging to trees and shrubs can be bothersome when you're mowing the grass, or even trying to plant your garden; but those roots are important, so you have to be sure to avoid damaging them, even if they do get in the way.In this week's Melinda's Garden Moment, we're learning the proper way to keep them out of sight and protect them.Click this link for weekly "Melinda's Garden Moment" bonus videos: http://www.melindamyers.com/garden-tips/melindas-videos.html
    The surface roots belonging to trees and shrubs can be bothersome when you're mowing the grass, or even trying to plant your garden; but those roots are important, so you have to be sure to avoid damaging them, even if they do get in the way.In this week's Melinda's Garden Moment, we're learning the proper way to keep them out of sight and protect them.Click this link for weekly "Melinda's Garden Moment" bonus videos: http://www.melindamyers.com/garden-tips/melindas-videos.html
  • Melinda's Garden Moment: Tabletop Containers

    Melinda's Garden Moment: Tabletop Containers

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 7:00 AM EDT2014-07-15 11:00:32 GMT
    Any good gardener knows, colorful flowers and arrangements are not just meant for the ground. In this week's, "Melinda's Garden Moment", we're showing you how to beautify your backyard with tabletop containers and planters.Click this link for weekly "Melinda's Garden Moment" bonus videos: http://www.melindamyers.com/garden-tips/melindas-videos.html
    Any good gardener knows, colorful flowers and arrangements are not just meant for the ground. In this week's, "Melinda's Garden Moment", we're showing you how to beautify your backyard with tabletop containers and planters.Click this link for weekly "Melinda's Garden Moment" bonus videos: http://www.melindamyers.com/garden-tips/melindas-videos.html
  • Melinda's Garden Moment: Edible Flowers

    Melinda's Garden Moment: Edible Flowers

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 8:41 AM EDT2014-07-08 12:41:00 GMT
    Chances are, you're unaware that many of the flowers you plant in your garden can become part of a healthy dinner. In this week's, "Melinda's Garden Moment", we're learning how your flowers can be a lot more than just a decoration in your yard. Click this link for weekly "Melinda's Garden Moment" bonus videos: http://www.melindamyers.com/garden-tips/melindas-videos.html
    Chances are, you're unaware that many of the flowers you plant in your garden can become part of a healthy dinner. In this week's, "Melinda's Garden Moment", we're learning how your flowers can be a lot more than just a decoration in your yard. Click this link for weekly "Melinda's Garden Moment" bonus videos: http://www.melindamyers.com/garden-tips/melindas-videos.html
  • Melinda's Garden Moment: Evading Emerald Ash Borer

    Melinda's Garden Moment: Evading Emerald Ash Borer

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 7:10 AM EDT2014-07-01 11:10:00 GMT
    We've heard about Emerald Ash Borer issues right here in northern Michigan, and the insect doesn't only target the deep woods - it can take over trees in our own yards and neighborhoods. In this week's, "Melinda's Garden Moment", we're learning what the first signs of infestation look like, and how it can be taken care of.Click this link for weekly "Melinda's Garden Moment" bonus videos: http://www.melindamyers.com/garden-tips/melindas-videos.html
    We've heard about Emerald Ash Borer issues right here in northern Michigan, and the insect doesn't only target the deep woods - it can take over trees in our own yards and neighborhoods. In this week's, "Melinda's Garden Moment", we're learning what the first signs of infestation look like, and how it can be taken care of.Click this link for weekly "Melinda's Garden Moment" bonus videos: http://www.melindamyers.com/garden-tips/melindas-videos.html
  • Melinda's Garden Moment: Holes in Hosta Leaves

    Melinda's Garden Moment: Holes in Hosta Leaves

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 7:00 AM EDT2014-06-24 11:00:24 GMT
    If you are a frustrated gardener because every time you walk outside you find holes in the leaves of your plants, specifically Hosta plants, you are not alone. In this week's "Melinda's Garden Moment", we are learning some of the common causes and cures.Click this link for weekly "Melinda's Garden Moment" bonus videos: http://www.melindamyers.com/garden-tips/melindas-videos.html
    If you are a frustrated gardener because every time you walk outside you find holes in the leaves of your plants, specifically Hosta plants, you are not alone. In this week's "Melinda's Garden Moment", we are learning some of the common causes and cures.Click this link for weekly "Melinda's Garden Moment" bonus videos: http://www.melindamyers.com/garden-tips/melindas-videos.html
  • Melinda's Garden Moment: Groundcover for Shade

    Melinda's Garden Moment: Groundcover for Shade

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 9:20 AM EDT2014-06-17 13:20:43 GMT
    Growing grass in a shaded area can be a challenge; but, there are things you can put in the shade that will thrive. We're learning about groundcover ideas in this week's Melinda's Garden Moment.Clickthiss link for weekly "Melinda's Garden Moment" bonus videos: http://www.melindamyers.com/garden-tips/melindas-videos.html
    Growing grass in a shaded area can be a challenge; but, there are things you can put in the shade that will thrive. We're learning about groundcover ideas in this week's Melinda's Garden Moment.Clickthiss link for weekly "Melinda's Garden Moment" bonus videos: http://www.melindamyers.com/garden-tips/melindas-videos.html
  • Melinda's Garden Moment: Eco-Friendly Lawn Care

    Melinda's Garden Moment: Eco-Friendly Lawn Care

    Tuesday, June 10 2014 7:10 AM EDT2014-06-10 11:10:06 GMT
    The things we do to take care of our lawn can be harsh on theenvironment; but, it doesn't have to be.In this week's"Melinda's Garden Moment", we're learning how making a fewchanges in your lawn care routine can not onlymake your lawn beautiful, but still keep harmful chemicals away from your family.Click this link for weekly "Melinda's Garden Moment" bonus videos: http://www.melindamyers.com/garden-tips/melindas-videos.html
    The things we do to take care of our lawn can be harsh on theenvironment; but, it doesn't have to be.In this week's"Melinda's Garden Moment", we're learning how making a fewchanges in your lawn care routine can not onlymake your lawn beautiful, but still keep harmful chemicals away from your family.Click this link for weekly "Melinda's Garden Moment" bonus videos: http://www.melindamyers.com/garden-tips/melindas-videos.html
  • Melinda's Garden Moment: Greening up Spaces

    Melinda's Garden Moment: Greening up Spaces

    Melinda's Garden Moment: Greening up Spaces

    Tuesday, June 3 2014 7:15 AM EDT2014-06-03 11:15:08 GMT
    Whether it's because of a lack of sun, or even a lack of shade, there's some places in our yards that just are not plantable; but, that doesn't mean they have to be bare.In this week's "Melinda's Garden Moment", we're learning how we can add something other than flowers to those types of spaces.
    Whether it's because of a lack of sun, or even a lack of shade, there's some places in our yards that just are not plantable; but, that doesn't mean they have to be bare.In this week's "Melinda's Garden Moment", we're learning how we can add something other than flowers to those types of spaces.
  • Melinda's Garden Moment: Pruning Flowering Shrubs

    Melinda's Garden Moment: Pruning Flowering Shrubs

    Tuesday, May 27 2014 7:12 AM EDT2014-05-27 11:12:07 GMT
    Flowering shrubs can add that extra pop of color and dimension to your garden, but if they aren't maintained properly, they can end up making things look a bit messy. In this week's, "Melinda's Garden Moment", we're learning how to prune those flowering shrubs the right way, and the safe way.Click this link for weekly "Melinda's Garden Moment" bonus videos: http://www.melindamyers.com/garden-tips/melindas-videos.html
    Flowering shrubs can add that extra pop of color and dimension to your garden, but if they aren't maintained properly, they can end up making things look a bit messy. In this week's, "Melinda's Garden Moment", we're learning how to prune those flowering shrubs the right way, and the safe way.Click this link for weekly "Melinda's Garden Moment" bonus videos: http://www.melindamyers.com/garden-tips/melindas-videos.html
  • Melinda's Garden Moment: Perennial Garden Design

    Melinda's Garden Moment: Perennial Garden Design

    Tuesday, May 13 2014 9:10 AM EDT2014-05-13 13:10:51 GMT
    A colorful garden makes for a pretty garden, but when you're planting this spring, there are other things than just color you should think about.We have more details in this week's "Melinda's Garden Moment".Visit this site for "Melinda's Garden Moment" bonus videos and tips: http://www.melindamyers.com/garden-tips/melindas-videos.html
    A colorful garden makes for a pretty garden, but when you're planting this spring, there are other things than just color you should think about.We have more details in this week's "Melinda's Garden Moment".Visit this site for "Melinda's Garden Moment" bonus videos and tips: http://www.melindamyers.com/garden-tips/melindas-videos.html
  • Melinda's Garden Moment: Invasive Garlic Mustard

    Melinda's Garden Moment: Invasive Garlic Mustard

    Tuesday, May 6 2014 9:39 AM EDT2014-05-06 13:39:57 GMT
    If you plant a garden you're proud of, you don't want an invasive weed coming in to ruin all of your hard work.In this week's edition of "Melinda's Garden Moment", how to tackle a powerful weed before it gets the best of your flower beds.Click this link for weekly "Melinda's Garden Moment" bonus videos: http://www.melindamyers.com/garden-tips/melindas-videos.html
    If you plant a garden you're proud of, you don't want an invasive weed coming in to ruin all of your hard work.In this week's edition of "Melinda's Garden Moment", how to tackle a powerful weed before it gets the best of your flower beds.Click this link for weekly "Melinda's Garden Moment" bonus videos: http://www.melindamyers.com/garden-tips/melindas-videos.html