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Effective Weed Control

What are some ways you keep your gardens clear of unwanted weeds? Did you know some weeds are good for your garden? Before you take your clippers out, get a load of these helpful guidelines. Learn More
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2019 – Year of the Plants

Plants have sparked some creative and decorative ideas for home decor over the last few years. Trend watchers are predicting a rise in eco-conscious gardening in 2019. Discover how you can start incorporating greenery into your home today. Learn More
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How to Fertilize Your Garden Organically

The Ottawa Citizen. Lee Reich, Associate Press. June 19th 2018   In gardening, whether you’re talking about pest control or fertilization, “organic” generally means natural. The word “organic” refers to “organic matter,” the linchpin of organic gardening and, traditionally at least, all good gardening. “Organic matter” is material derived from what is or was once living. Plants are most hungry for three nutrients — nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium — and organic fertilizers can supply them just as synthetic (chemical) fertilizers can. The three prominent numbers on any fertilizer label indicate the percentages of these three nutrients that the bag contains.
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