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Propane, Charcoal, or Smoker? A Backyard Cookout Guide

June 25, 2020

Get ready for some good summer eats! We can already hear the sizzling steaks.

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7 Low-Maintenance Perennials For Easy Flower Gardening

June 12, 2020

No need to fuss over these low-maintenance flowers! Just let them do their thing, and they’ll come back year after year.

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More Than Beauty: Plants That Perform Double Duty

May 18, 2020

Don’t underestimate the power of these popular garden plants! They might look like they’re just sitting pretty, but they’ve got a few tricks up their sleeves that you can undoubtedly benefit from.

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6 Spring Herbs For Summer Cocktails

May 5, 2020

Patio season just isn’t complete without some ice-cold cocktails, and using fresh ingredients from the garden makes them all the more satisfying on a hot summer day.

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10 Best Trees to Plant this Arbor and Earth Day

April 22, 2020

Celebrate the Earth by planting a tree. Check out the best choices for our region!

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Expanding Your Kitchen to the Garden: 9 Easy-to-Grow Edibles

April 6, 2020

Make the switch from the grocery store to the garden and start growing your own produce right at home!

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This Year’s Top 5 Spring Annuals

March 27, 2020

We’ve got a stellar lineup of brand new annuals for 2020! Check out these 5-star performers that are sure to steal the show this spring.

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Composting Basics: 5 Easy Tips For Beginners

March 23, 2020

Wanna start composting, but are not sure where to begin? Start here at Alsip Home & Nursery!

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How To Grow Ultra-Healthy Microgreens At Home

February 24, 2020

Though they may be tiny, seed sprouts pack some serious nutritional punch! If you’re looking for a simple way to get some more garden greens in your diet, sprouting microgreens at home will do the trick!

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Plan The Best Spring Vegetable Garden Ever

February 11, 2020

It’s almost time to kick off the vegetable gardening season! Grab your trowel and gardening gloves, and get ready for a spring full of delicious garden-grown produce.

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How To Combat Houseplant Pests and Diseases

January 28, 2020

Indoor houseplants aren’t immune to pesky insects, fungi, and other nuisances. Here are some tips on how to knock out common pests and diseases.

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Merry Jane January: Growing Hemp In The Illinois Home

January 13, 2020

Recreational cannabis has just been legalized in Illinois, so we’re anticipating a whole new crop of budding gardeners showing a newfound interest in plant care. Here’s our guide to growing hemp at home here in Illinois.

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