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Summer Watering Advice

Lawns

Many lawns across town will experience heat stress with temperatures reaching above 90 degrees in town. Here are some basic tips to help:

Water your lawn early in the morning, preferably before 9 o'clock in the morning, in order to minimize evaporation. Avoid watering at night when possible, as this can increase your lawn's risk of disease. You may also need to water brown areas of your lawn by hand that got...

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Creating the Best At-Home Composting System

By Hermann Samano

With landfills filling up and this planet crying for help, there’s no better time than now to start giving back to Mother Earth. One great way is to start a home composting system. Instead of pitching your kitchen waste in the garbage can and forgetting about it, why not recycle it into soil for your yard? You’ll reduce the amount of landfill waste and turn that biodegradable waste into nutrient-rich compost that you can use as free fertilizer for...

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How to Water Your Plants This Summer

It is that time of year where the sun is starting to intensify, and the cool, refreshing spring breeze becomes heavy with heat. With this change in season, make sure your flowers and garden plants stay hydrated and healthy!

For best results in your garden, stick to a watering schedule, and be sure to water deeply. This will help encourage deep rooting systems and healthy plants. The best way to tell if you are watering your garden adequately is to dig down into the dirt surrounding...

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Keys To Having A Successful Garden

Caring for new plants can be difficult. From the shock of being taken from their current environment, transported, and permanently planted outdoors where they are at the mercy of the ever-changing weather, many plants may struggle initially. Make the transition as easy for your plants as possible with the following suggestions.

MAKE SURE THEY ARE GETTING ENOUGH WATER

With the tender state of your new garden plants, they might need some extra water! When you first plant your...

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Pepper Plant Care Guide

Are pepper plants among the variety of fruits and veggies chosen for your garden this season? If so, here are some great tips to follow in order to keep them happy and gain the most yield.

GROW MULTIPLE VARIETIES

Growing several different varieties of peppers will help lengthen the harvest period, as some varieties mature more quickly than others. Also, by growing an assortment of peppers, you can have mild, meaty peppers for salads or stir-fries, slightly spicy...

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