KRAUTTER’S KORNER NEWSLETTER – JUNE 2016

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KRAUTTER’S KORNER NEWSLETTER – JUNE 2016

KRAUTTER’S KORNER NEWSLETTER – JUNE 2016

June is an important month for gardening and is one of the major planting months of the year.  Each weekend affords another chance to add color to your garden. Beautiful

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PLANTING YOUR POTS AND CONTAINERS

PLANTING YOUR POTS AND CONTAINERS

My parents spurred the movement way back in the fifties of combination plantings in decorative pots to place around decks, terraces and front entrance.  Back then traditional plantings of geraniums

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DON’T LET YOUR SCHOOL INSTALL ARTIFICIAL TURF

DON’T LET YOUR SCHOOL INSTALL ARTIFICIAL TURF

It’s tempting for school officials to switch their playing fields over to artificial turf. The artificial turf manufactures point out all the advantages of doing so. They have salesmen who

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GROW GREAT PLANTS

The best plants are grown organically. May is the month when more plants are planted or transplanted in the garden than in any other month of the year. The homeowner

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GROW GREAT PLANTS

The best plants are grown organically. May is the month when more plants are planted or transplanted in the garden than in any other month of the year. The homeowner

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KRAUTTER’S KORNER NEWSLETTER – MAY 2016

KRAUTTER’S KORNER NEWSLETTER – MAY 2016

  Sprainbrook Nursery’s greatest accomplishment in 2016 is the results of the organic transition that has taken place here over the last 12 years. We wrote formulas, programs and calendars

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ANNUAL BLUEGRASS

ANNUAL BLUEGRASS

Annual bluegrass shows its ugly traits in lawns in early spring when it develops numerous and prolific seed heads.  This causes a spotty, disturbing light green color mixed into your

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EARTH DAY

EARTH DAY

Earth day always takes place on April 22nd and was started by a Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson.  It went international in 1990 and has become the largest secular Holiday in the

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TRANSPLANTING

TRANSPLANTING

Transplanting for the gardener means moving a plant from one location to another.  In the springtime many of us germinate seeds to be planted outdoors.  As they germinate and grow

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COMPOSTING IS KEY TO BUILDING SUSTAINABLE GARDENS

COMPOSTING IS KEY TO BUILDING SUSTAINABLE GARDENS

It is a crime to place our vegetable wastes into the garbage cans for incinerating along with the rest of our trash. By doing so we are going against Nature.

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