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Melinda Myer’s Winter Landscape Checklist

Posted by Melinda Myers on Nov 11, 2015

The fall weather is quickly becoming colder. Soon snow will fall and we’ll don our boots, scarves and winter coats. This coming winter weather means it’s now the right time to prepare our yards and gardens for the cold. Here’s a checklist of what you need to know to help your garden survive the winter – and to help you avoid injury in the process.

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Topics: Blog, Back Pain,, Neck Pain,, Gardening, Winter

How to Avoid Back Pain During Fall Planting

Posted by Melinda Myers on Oct 15, 2015

Many gardeners just add a few (or a few hundred) bulbs to their gardens in fall. It turns out that fall is also a great time to add trees, shrubs and perennials to your yard. During this time of year, the soil is warm and the air is cooler, so the plants are less stressed and establish more quickly. And many of these plants are on sale, extending your planting budget.

Grab your shovel, knee pads and trowel and start planting your way to a beautiful landscape.

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Topics: Blog, Back Pain,, Gardening, Melinda Myers, How to garden without back pain, Fall planting