Gardening News

Here are a couple of things I read over the past week that you might want to take a look at. The Cost of a Green Lawn. There's a new law in New Jersey limiting the amount of fertilizer that homeowners and landscapers can use on lawns. The law was passed after environmental activists warned... Continue Reading →

Tuesday’s Tips — Soil Testing

Mary Beth and I decided to have our soil tested a few weeks ago. We were curious to know if all the work we've been putting into improving the soil over the past few years would show up in the test results. The bottom line is: of course the addition of all those organic amendments,... Continue Reading →

Tuesday’s Tips — Indoor Plants

  Now that the winter is closing in, it's a good time to turn our attention to the plants that live with us. In colder climates indoor plants provide us with blossoms and enough green that we don't completely despair in the depths of winter. They also keep us healthier by filtering pollutants from the... Continue Reading →

Tuesday’s Tips — Transplants

There's no theme or focus today, just a little of this and a little of that — kind of like what's going on in my head today. Tip #1 — Getting Transplants Off to a Healthy Start Now that we're all scrambling to get our baby plants in the ground, here are a few tips... Continue Reading →

Tuesday’s Tips — Grab Bag

Barbara: I've been running around all day doing errands — I HATE doing errands. I kept feeling like something was missing, like I was forgetting something. What could it be...? Tuesday!! OMG! It's near the end of the day and this day is Tuesday! Ding, ding, ding! Here are your tips — a miscellaneous trio.... Continue Reading →

Tuesday’s Tips — Grab Bag

Barbara: I just bought Pat Welsh's Southern California Organic Gardening: Month By Month. What an amazing resource this is! A month-by-month guide to organic gardening, it's full-to-bursting with everything you need to know about growing beautiful, healthy plants. Even though this guide is written for my region, I would encourage the rest of you to... Continue Reading →

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