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2014 August | eGardening Today

Gardening without the green thumb

A person with a green thumb is one that is quite good at planting and gardening. It’s considered as the hands that give life to whatever is planted to the soil. Although we would hate to admit it, some people are just better at gardening than others. And there’s no shame to it. Knowing your limitations allows you to grow as a person. You can either learn something new to expand those limits, or you can call a spade a spade and ask for some professional help when it comes to your garden. What you can do is that you can take some gardening classes or you can pick up a book or two. Learning gardening techniques and tips on how to properly plant and care for your garden is a very rewarding experience. You see, doing things on your own has an intrinsic reward to it...

No More Raccoons In Your Backyard

By Jason Governo Raccoons are a perfect example of a creature that looks adorable, but that you don’t actually want around. People who don’t know better may even try to court these critters near their home, but you couldn’t make a bigger mistake. Once a raccoon learns your home is good for a meal, you’ll have a “friend” for life. These animals are constant nuisances for people with gardens. Many wake to find that their hard work has been ransacked by these masked monsters. Raccoons aren’t very picky either, so no matter what you’re growing, they’ll have a taste. What’s more, raccoons won’t stop there. They’ll look for ways into your garage and your garbage. All because they were able to get into your backyard in the first place. So do...