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We are just one week away for Memorial Day, a.k.a. the start of grilling season. I love entertaining friends and family; and outdoor cooking is my thing – burgers, grilled vegetables, the works. Here are a few of my favorite outdoor cooking items from Mastergardening.com that make eating healthy grilled food as easy as 1, 2, 3!

1) Grills

Brisket and burger meat can only be enjoyed at their finest using a portable smoker grill from Mastergardening.com. A smoker grill will allow you to grill or smoke a variety of meats and vegetables at once. Perfect for entertaining numerous individuals!

2) Meat Seasoning Injector

Inject your favorite marinade into your meat easily with a meat seasoning injector. Instead of your marinade dripping off into the pan, the injector does the basting for you.

3) Meat Thermometer

If you are a fan of pork, you will know that cooking pork in its entirety is very important to avoid sickness. Use a meat thermometer to get an accurate reading on when your meats are ready to get off the grill and onto your plate (and your belly!).

4) Turkey Fryer

Have you ever had a deep-fried turkey? Moist and quick to serve in just 20 minutes. I highly recommend a Turkey Fryer Kit for your next holiday party (Memorial Day, Independence Day). Simply delicious!

5) Crawfish Tray

This deep-dish crawfish tray is essential outdoor cookware for serving crawfish, hush puppies, corn and crab. Steam them, boil them, enjoy them. Southern cooking made easy!

Need outdoor cookware from Mastergardening.com? Quote discount code “MD16” at checkout to obtain a special offer on us. Happy Memorial Day!

Deer-Proofing Your Garden

The buck stops now. You’ve worked hard on your garden all Spring; and now that Summer is on its way, you can’t let the deer win. Here are a few tips you can use to perform effective deer control.1) Plant Perennials as a barrier around your gardenDeer rely heavily on their sense of smell to find an [...]

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What If I Have a Tick on Me?

Breathe in, Breathe out. You're going to get through this. Once you spot the tick, it is critical that you remove it at once. The sooner the better! Remember, you will have less than 48 hours to remove the tick before the possible transmission of Lyme Disease. Not all deer carry Lyme Disease; but why [...]

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It's Lyme Disease Awareness Month

In lieu of Lyme Disease Awareness Month, Mastergardening.com wanted to share facts about ticks to make you further aware of this troubling disease. Although there isn’t a current vaccine, there are antibiotics that can be prescribed by a physician to lessen the pains of Lyme Disease.Know the facts and manage your risk today. Courtesy of the Pennsylvania Dept [...]

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Get your garden bursting with life, Flower Show style

It’s finally that wonderful time of the year, the sun is shining, the skies are blue, and the flower shows are beginning! With thousands of beautiful flowers in gorgeously bright colors, we can barely contain our excitement. Here are a few ways in which you can inject the life and beauty of a flower show into your own garden, [...]

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What You Should Know About Gardening in April

April showers bring May flowers; so let’s get working on our garden, shall we? There is still time to plant trees, flower bulbs, fruits and veggies for delicious summer eating and easy recreation. Read the below breakdown to see when you should begin planting and what you should do to care for them.Lawn Care:First thing is first, apply a [...]

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It’s National Pest Management Month

For nearly 40 years, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) has designated April to be National Pest Management Month. The designated month applauds pest professionals for their role in protecting public health and keeping our properties harm-free from pests.This month, we want to remind homeowners of the threat of pests including termites, mosquitoes, ants and bees. Annually, termites alone cause approximately [...]

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Urban Gardening with Limited Space

You dream of planting flowers and eating ripe fruits and vegetables picked right from your own backyard. The problem? You don’t have a backyard. You have an apartment with a balcony and small patio. At first glance, your dream may seem impossible; but good news: you don’t have to give up your dream! Below are options for growing organically [...]

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Winter May Be Over, But…. The Danger of Planting Too Soon

Winter may be officially over, but the cold weather is here to stay – for a bit longer, that is. Although you may be excited to begin your summer veggie garden, try not to plant too early. Without the proper lighting, warmth, and soil requirements, your plants will not have a fighting chance at survival. Summer vegetables including melons, [...]

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Top Seven Rookie Gardening Mistakes

Commence gardening season! Starting a flowerbed is rewarding. It is great to see your flowers blossom from buds; and there is satisfaction that you created something from scratch. But, before you get ahead of yourself, know that gardening is an art. Now, beginning gardeners I’m talking to you: I know that you must be pretty excited to begin this new hobby [...]

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