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Gifts for Gardeners this Holiday Season

Gifts for gardeners include a great weeding tool and organic garden seeds gift collections. Holiday season gifts for gardeners also include gift plants, gardening books and high-tech gifts for home and garden.

Garden Tools for Seniors

Today, tool manufacturers are selling ergonomically designed products that are crafted to fit comfortably in your hand. These tools are made from lightweight, durable materials so they will last for many years. Ergonomic tools are safer and easier to use, and gardening comfort should be your highest priority.

When to Divide Hostas and Other Perennials

Do you know when to divide hostas and other perennials in your garden. This step-by-step guide shows you when and how to divide all kinds of perennial plants and ornamental grasses.

Great Tools Make Fall Yard Cleanup Easier

Now is the traditional time for fall yard cleanup. Here are some of the best tools that make fall yard cleanup easier and faster.

Fall Planting for Spring Flowers

Fall planting gives bulbs, perennials and shrubs a chance to get acclimated in the garden before the freezing temperatures of winter. Fall is a great season for planting.

Best Cordless Leaf Blowers

There is no shortage of choices when buying a battery powered blower. Most homeowners choose hand-held blowers, which perform well during most backyard cleanup jobs. These powerful tools handle mountains of leaves and other yard and garden debris with ease! Here are our favorite models.

Flowering Plants for Late Summer Garden Color

For some gardeners, adding flowering plants for late summer garden color is what makes or breaks their gardens. By mid-summer, most flowering plants are done blooming. As a result, late summer and early fall gardens can start looking a dull and tired. Here's how to add late summer garden color.

Planting Fall Bulbs Brings Colorful Spring Flowers

Planting fall bulbs for spring flowers should be at the top of every homeowner's to-do list in the autumn. Planting fall bulbs is like planting buried treasure in your garden. In the spring, you get to see colorful flowers!

A Guide to the Best Robotic Lawn Mowers

Robotic lawn mowers are the newest thing in mowing lawns. A robot lawn mower offers the easiest way to mow a lawn, because it literally does the mowing automatically. If keeping up with the regular maintenance of mowing your lawn feels like a never-ending burden, consider getting a robotic lawnmower. Here are some things you should know before making your purchase.

How to Grow Lavender Plants

Many gardeners want to know how to grow lavender plants. Lavender is one of the most beautiful and useful plants in the garden. It is a beloved plant that offers a trifecta of fragrance, medicinal benefits, and beautiful blue-purple flowers.

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Randy Schultz

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Randy Schultz is the Content Editor of HomeGardenandHomestead.com. He is a Master Gardener and a long-time member of GWA: The Association for Garden Communicators. Write to him at rschultz@homegardenandhomestead.com.

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Jessica Ford

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Jessica aka Frugal Garden Gal is an avid gardener and garden writer based in Colorado Springs, CO. She has over 10 years in the garden industry, and is a self-described horticulture nerd and plant addict. Jessica shares her eco- and budget-friendly gardening tips at https://frugalgardengal.com/   

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Ellen Zachos

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Ellen Zachos is the author of seven books including The Wildcrafted Cocktail and Backyard Foraging, and she co-hosts the Plantrama podcast (www.plantrama.com). Ellen writes about wild foods at www.backyardforager.com and has created an online course for beginning foragers.

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