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Common Gardening Mistakes You May Be Making

Even the greenest of thumbs get it wrong sometimes.

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Gardening can feel like a game of chance: one of your plants is thriving while its neighbor wilts. Stephanie Fox of @loving_my_gardeningtips runs down the most common mistake gardeners make when growing these popular varieties.

Planting new shrubs too close to each other

“Within a couple of years you will have to move one of them,” Fox says. While you wait for them to fill out, fill in the space with hardy or half-hardy annuals like Cosmos.
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