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Author: Maille Smith
Maille-Rose Smith is a freelance writer and actor based in New York. She graduated from the University of Virginia. She enjoys watching theatre, reading mysteries, and listening to psychology podcasts. She is an orchid enthusiast and always has a basil plant growing in her kitchen.
How Do You Grow Your Own Sod?
Your lawn looked fantastic until Fido decided it was digging time. When you need to replace a bare patch of […]
9 Best Annual Plants for Moist Soil
For eye-popping color from spring to fall, annuals can’t be beat. But soggy soil can make it tough to keep […]
12 Best Perennial Plants for Moist Soil
For fabulous flowers and flourishing foliage year after year, perennials are where the party’s at. But soggy soil can spell […]
Tips for Planting Biennial Plants
From nutrient-packed veggies like broccoli, carrots, and kale, to delicate flowers like hollyhocks and forget-me-not, biennial plants give you two […]
How to Plan a Rain Garden
Rain gardens are lush, eco-friendly additions to your lawn, and you can design a gorgeous one as a DIY project. […]
9 Best Drought-Tolerant Ground Covers
Ground covers are meant to blanket your yard in gorgeous greenery, not wilted brown-ery. Whether you’re ready to replace thirsty […]
What is a Biennial Plant?
You’ve heard of annuals and perennials, but don’t let biennials pass you by. While annuals can be a flash in […]
Fall Lawn Care Checklist for Dayton
Fall certainly flies into the birthplace of aviation. One minute it’s summer pool weather, and the next leaves are turning […]
Tips for Planting Perennials
Nothing can give you “lawn confidence” quite like perennials. They’ll give you years of healthy greenery with minimal maintenance, but […]