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Mulches: Types and Uses

Mulches are used as a soil covering, for a variety of reasons: Water preservation (moisture retention) Heat trapping Create pathways […]

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Garden Principles: Water

Podcast: Download One of the most important ingredients to any successful garden is good water management.   Both the soil structure […]

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Starting from seed

A lot of gardeners like to get a jump on the season by sowing seeds in pots indoors in early […]

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Brown Manure as a Source of Organic Matter

Podcast: Download There are two types of manures: brown and green.  Brown manures, the manure we’re all more familiar with, […]

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Vermicompost… and No-Till Gardening

  Vermicompost is an excellent source of organic matter and it actually comes from earthworms.  Earthworms eat and digest organic […]

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Top 12 Gardening Mistakes

Podcast: download 1. Ignoring Soil Health: attempting to grow high quality plants from a low quality soil. There’s nothing better […]

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2BSeeds: Seed Company Review

(For those of you who have volunteered to review seed companies and are coming here to see an example, also […]

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Natural Soil Fumigation – With Mustards

Mustards, like many plants, contain compounds that have effects.  I would say that every plant does something, though I would […]

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