The Advantage of Organically Grown Bedding Plants

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The Advantage of Organically Grown Bedding Plants

The Advantage of Organically Grown Bedding Plants

By Al Krautter Most greenhouse operations have been taught to use peat-lite mixes shipped to them in bags to grow their plants. This is followed with recommendations of steady applications

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THE ORGANIC LAWN

THE ORGANIC LAWN

By Al Krautter It is important that you turn your whole yard to an organic approach because having only portions of your yard organic doesn’t work. My biggest fear is

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LEAF MOLD

LEAF MOLD

By Al Krautter This past fall I harvested 50 plus years of leaf mold that I composted in beds in the back fields of our Nursery in Westchester, NY. It

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Follow Proper Pruning Techniques

Follow Proper Pruning Techniques

by Douglas F. Welsh, Professor and Extension Horticulturist Everett Janne, Extension Landscape Horticulturist (deceased) Originally published at: http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu Proper pruning enhances the beauty of almost any landscape tree and shrub, while improper

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Beginner’s Guide to Mulching

Beginner’s Guide to Mulching

Originally Published at: http://www.organicgardening.com The best time-saving measure a gardener can take is applying mulch. This goes for every garden site, from vegetable garden to flower bed. Mulched gardens are healthier,

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Early Spring Tips For Your Lawn

Originally Published at: lawncaresimplified.typepad.com Many grass types go dormant over the winter months. Eventually they wake up and lawn season begins anew.  A few days of warm weather and sunshine in

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Build Your Own Raised Flower/Vegetable Beds

Build Your Own Raised Flower/Vegetable Beds

Originally published at: http://thepioneerwoman.com This is the time of year to start thinking about building a raised flower/vegetable bed. I’m planning to put some new beds in a different part

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