Oh! For Peat’s Sake!

“File:Schultz Sphagnum Peat Moss.jpg” by Ragesoss is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 By Liz Sellors, Master Gardener It’s spring! Gardening advertisements are bombarding…
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A Quick Guide to Composting

If you’re looking for a way to add minerals, nutrients, and soil-enriching microorganisms into your garden, let us guide you on composting.  There’s…
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Caring For Plants With Root Rot

If you grow plants, ornamental trees, shrubs, vegetables and houseplants, you’ll likely encounter root rot: Powdery Mildew Blossom-end rot Leaf infection Wilting So,…
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The Ultimate Guide Using Mushroom Compost

Mushroom compost is the compost used and generated during the process of growing mushrooms. As well as being suitable for fungi, it also makes an excellent organic compost for a variety of vegetables, fruits and flowers, and is perfect for plants which require a lot of water, as it retains moisture.
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Optimize Fruit Tree Soils for Best Production

Of all things necessary to grow fruit trees – or anything else, for that matter – soil is perhaps one of the most overlooked and underappreciated.  Soil plays a pivotal role in the health of fruit trees and in how much fruit they’ll bear. pH is very important for trees.
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Spring Fertilizing Tips

Laura walks us through fertilizing trees, shrubs, perennials in early spring. Wait until you see some growth on your plant to fertilize. 1. Gardening…
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