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Saving seeds

Old gardeners know all about saving seeds. As newer gardeners develop their gardens and learn more about which vegetable varieties they prefer while reducing...

Crops to Grow for the Winter

There are not many crops that are fit to grow in the bitter cold. Usually, summer and spring crops are grown and stored for...

Gearing Up for Potatoes

What I often consider a homely vegetable actually has its roots in South America. The potato was discovered at the same time the Spanish...

Improving Your Soil for Better Gardening

Gardeners have truly appreciated the recent rain and are watching the weather and the calendar for opportunities to get to work outside. Be it...

Christmas Cactus

When I think of a potted plant for the Christmas holidays, I first think of the poinsettia.  We’ll buy one, then let it die,...

Lawn Care Late in the Year

The recent warm spell has resulted in questions about lawn management much later than normal. When should a homeowner last fertilize, what about disease...

Rebounding after recent rains

There is no doubt that our recent rainfall has helped tremendously. From rural pastures to urban landscapes, everything does better with rain. Lawns have fared...

Time to Tackle Fire Ants

With recent rainfall seeming to bring fire ants back to the surface of the soil, I’ve been getting some questions about them recently. At...

Strategies for winter forages amidst the current drought

With the worst of this summer hopefully behind us, and sputtering’s of rain starting back into our local area, could the last of this...
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