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Composting Basics – Getting Started

As gardeners, high-quality soil is important to us. Great soil means, of course, healthy, productive plants. There are various ways to amend soil, but one of the most economical and earth-friendly ways is to create your own compost. This is … Continue reading

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Improving Soil

When the growing season arrives, we all have high hopes for our gardens. We imagine high yields of veggies and vigorous, healthy plants. But what if this isn’t the case? If your garden is struggling, you might be stuck wondering … Continue reading

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Soil pH Basics

The pH of your garden soil refers to how alkaline or acidic it is, and is measured on a scale between 0 (acidic) and 14 (alkaline), with 7 being neutral. Generally, most garden plants like a pH between 6 – … Continue reading

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Marigolds!

Marigolds are a popular choice for flower beds as well for growing near vegetables in the garden. These little sunny flowers are beautiful and decorative and some gardeners also find them useful. As their name suggests, Marigolds tend to be … Continue reading

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February Newsletter

Improving Soil When the growing season arrives, we all have high hopes for our gardens. We imagine high yields of veggies and vigorous, healthy plants. But what if this isn’t the case? If your garden is struggling, you might be … Continue reading

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Highlights from the February Newsletter

Spring is On the Way! We are getting excited for spring weather! Do you know what you want to plant in your garden this year? Now is the perfect time to make plans for your future planting if the weather … Continue reading

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