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Plant fertilizers: Importance of NPK

Plant fertilizers: Importance of NPK

We all adore our plants and our home gardens and want to do the absolute best for them always. But in our naïve efforts to go the extra mile, we sometimes end up causing more harm than benefit. Of...

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How to Create the Best Compost for Your Veggies

How to Create the Best Compost for Your Veggies

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Compost is one of the best ways to ensure that your vegetable garden is getting all of the vitamins, nutrients, and all around good stuff that regular soil can't. Also, buying premade compost from...

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Your Garden: Composting 101

Your Garden: Composting 101

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Why should you compost?   When compost is finished, it's a garden fertilizer or soil amendment that you can use absolutely free. Compost is mild in nature, so it doesn't treat plants as harshly as...

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A Great Foundation is the Key to a Better Vegetable Garden

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Once in awhile I will receive an email for feedback on the book I wrote recently on home vegetable gardening.  I appreciate feedback that I receive, both good and not so good the...

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Help the Environment and yourself, Recycle your Food Waste

Help the Environment and yourself, Recycle your Food Waste

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Billions upon billions of pounds of food waste every year are thrown away with the regular garbage pick up. This puts a tremendous strain on not only our environment but our wallets to pay people to...

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Frustrated Spring Gardeners - Seize the Moment! Try Patch Gardening!

Frustrated Spring Gardeners - Seize the Moment! Try Patch Gardening!

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This innovative gardening style - I occasionally come up with a good idea - is perfect for someone like me with limited energy and heat sensitivity.  I call it "Patch Gardening" and you can...

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Rabbits at last..at least for a while!

Rabbits at last..at least for a while!

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Meet Candy and Lala!  These 2 dutch bunny beauties belong to my kids' elementary school, but they will be taking their summer vacation at our house, (to give the science teacher a...

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Composting in Winter

Composting in Winter

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My compost pile is far from my house. Besides, it's busy working, getting itself ready to use next spring. So rather than add to it all winter, or worse, not compost at all (impossible!), I use...

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The Dirt on Soil

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How does a garden grow? Feed the soil and the soil will feed you.

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