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Gardening Techniques for Dry Weather

In times of drought, it can be difficult to make sure plants get the water they need to survive, much less thrive. With wells running dry, reservoirs running low, and water bans in effect in many areas, we have no choice but to minimize the amount of water we give …

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Some of the Secrets to Great Soil

When I think about being a gardener, I usually think about the plants I tend – the flowers, fruit and foliage that delight my eyes and my tastebuds. But plants are really only half the story. As an organic gardener, I also tend an entire world of bacteria, fungi, protozoa, …

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Tips will Help You to Choose the Right Mulch for Your Vegetable Garden

I am a big advocate of mulches. If I didn’t use mulch, I could never keep up with the weeds. My fruit trees and shrubs get mulched with bark or wood chips, and I mulch the perennial beds with cocoa shells or compost. But when it comes to the vegetable …

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