Posts Tagged ‘mulch’

7 Tips For Preparing The Fall Garden

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Summer draws it’s final breaths. You can feel the earth and all her creatures heave a sigh of relief as the heat is dissipating and crisp, cool mornings arrive. The change of temperature turns my gardener thoughts to the fall garden. The onslaught of harvest and preserving is over. Time for some deep breaths while we start new seeds and do the fall garden preparation.

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The Battle of the Garden Weeds

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If you are a new gardener or an experienced one, you’re aware of the great battle of the grass and garden weeds vs. you. The battle is real and here is how we’re dealing with it.   

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How To Grow and Preserve Pumpkins

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I love growing, preserving, and using pumpkins almost as much as I do sweet potatoes! I like the simplicity of starting them from seed, transplanting them into the garden, and then leaving them there until the rest of harvest rush is over. Pumpkins just sit in the garden until the vines have dried up. You can even leave them there until just before it freezes. It’s so fun to walk through the pumpkin patch and look at all the different sizes and shapes. They store well, preserve easily, and are a great food for all livestock.

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Using Mulch in The Garden

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  Using Mulch in The Garden It seems everyone is talking about mulching. Most of the time when people think about mulching, they think flower beds and trees, but not their garden.  Why should we use mulch in our garden?  I’m glad you asked!

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