The Dirty Bird Blog

The Dirty Bird wont by itself make your yard into a showpiece, but it is a start! Here are some landscaping tips from The Dirty Bird to make sure everything around your product looks its best!

With fall here, you may think general lawn care is just about over. But fall is an ideal time to fertilize the lawn. This last dose of TLC before the cold will lay the foundation for a healthy beautiful lawn when spring rolls around. Fertilizers come with a formula....

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Fun Fall Decorating Ideas for your Lawn

With the change of the seasons we are again presented with the fun of decorating for fall. Creating that “curb appeal” with the autumnal themes is always fun. There are, of course, the standard pumpkins and Indian corn displays, but we thought we could get a little...

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Fall Clean-up Checklist for Your Lawn

The sun-lovers will lament and those who embrace the return of cooler days will rejoice, but the fact is we are rounding the final weeks of Summer. It is time to think about transitioning from backyard barbecue space to fall cleanup and preparation for the colder...

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Ideas to Beautify your Lawn and Garden for Fall

With Fall coming upon us we will want to make the transition to beautifying the lawn for the cooler months. Shorter and cooler days should not deter us from working in the yard and the garden. Quite the opposite, there are plenty of ideas for things to keep us in the...

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Late Summer Planting Tips

We are rounding the last weeks of summer and it is time to start thinking about the kinds of things best suited for late Summer planting. In fact, there are quite a few things which are best suited for late Summer, and there are a few gardening tasks which come around...

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Gardening for Beginners: The Basics

If you are just getting started in gardening, just figuring out where to start can be defeating. The process seems enormous to the beginner. To get you started, we have narrowed down some critical things to consider as you begin to explore your green thumb. Know Your...

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Cultivating a Wildflower Garden

There is nothing quite like the magic and surprise of cultivating a flower garden which springs to life from nature’s own wild design. A wildflower garden is as much a gardening prize as the perfectly tended rows of roses or geraniums. Getting Started. The most...

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Tips for a Fire Escape Garden

Apartment life in the city can make gardening seem impossible. For obvious reasons, apartment dwellers just do not have access to green space. If you have a fire escape, this can serve as your plot of land, and with a little plant knowledge and creativity you can...

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Types of sheds for your yard

By this time of year, most people are getting their full use out of the lawnmower, hose, and a long list of gardening tools. Meanwhile, the reminders of winter: the snow shovel, snow blower, salt and other items, are cluttering up some corner of the garage....

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