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What You Need to Know About Your Microclimate

As a beginning gardener, one of my biggest frustrations was getting things to grow in parts of my yard that were too dry, shady, hot, or windy. Sun, shade, heat, wind, slope, precipitation, and soil type all work together to create microclimates in your yard. Do you struggle to understand…
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How to Prevent and Fix Leggy Seedlings For Good

A couple of weeks after starting your seeds indoors, your shoulders sag as you look at your seedlings. They don’t look right. They’re thin, pale, wispy things – all stem, and hardly any leaves. It feels like a seed starting disaster! And you wonder, “can I salvage these leggy seedlings?”…
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Organic Mulch: What It Is And How to Choose The Best One

Imagine if you could magically minimize the need to weed, water, and fertilize your garden. Well, your gardening fairy-godmother, organic mulch, is ready to wave her wand over your garden and grant your wish! Organic mulches create a cozy blanket over your soil, which protects your soil from drying winds,…
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Red tulips and crabapple tree in march garden.

March Gardening: What You Need to Do This Month

Typically, March is a hard month for us gardeners. The longer days always fool me into thinking that spring has arrived. Oh yes! Spring is finally here, I think to myself. Well, it is, and it isn’t. Even though my soil is starting to warm up, March is our snowiest…
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