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Spring cleaning: How to minimize springtail occurrence for clients

Last updated: 05/09/2018

As the days get longer and outdoor temperatures begin to increase, homeowners start feeling the desire to head outside and clean up their back yards. Pest management...

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How to fix shady gardens or hide the bins: tips from Chelsea stars

Last updated: 05/08/2018

Juliet Sargeant A lovely view can come with a downside: exposure and wind. Wind is your garden’s enemy – it evaporates moisture from leaves, batters branches, and can uproot...

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Help create plant and animal diversity in your garden

Last updated: 05/08/2018

Traditionally, we have looked toward the countryside, the unsettled areas and the fields as the places where more kinds of plants and animals live. Where agriculture is still...

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Better Homes & Gardens Home

Last updated: 05/08/2018

Build a Deck-Top Pond Build a Deck-Top Pond No room for a water garden? Try making a pond in a box. Put it on your deck, patio, or apartment balcony, and enjoy a miniature...

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Turfgrass Scouting Report: May 6 – CDGATurfgrassProgram – Medium

Last updated: 05/08/2018

A cold start to Spring has been followed by above normal temperatures for much of the region. Much of April has been a complete wash for managing warm season grasses in the...

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Old-time rutabagas back en vogue

Last updated: 05/08/2018

Rutabagas were developed in the Middle Ages and are thought to be a cross between turnips and cabbages. They're similar to turnips, but sweeter. Seed is readily available on...

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The ground rules for May | Allan Jenkins

Last updated: 05/08/2018

It’s all systems go in the garden now May is here The May days. No more excuses and no more frost (everything crossed), all systems go for growth. Time to sow outdoors summer...

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SEEDBALL - Make Your Own Meadow - 500g Bulk Bag

Last updated: 05/08/2018

NEW!! Select five seed mix options to create your own bespoke bulk bag of loose wildflower seed balls! Your bag will arrive with 100g each of your chosen varities - if you'd...

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6 Reasons Why Market Farmers Should Sell Duck Eggs - Hobby Farms

Last updated: 05/08/2018

It’s relatively common for a farmer to sell chicken eggs alongside produce. However, it is noticeably less common to see a farmer selling duck eggs, which is a huge shame and a...

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Taste it, Don't Waste it: Keeping Kitchen Waste to a Minimum

Last updated: 05/08/2018

Reduce, reuse, recycle. It's a mantra for saving money, waste and the environment in every aspect of our lives. But it's particularly true in the kitchen. Just think of all of...

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