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Plan Now for Garden Success!

The best gardens don’t happen by accident. Good planning can make the difference between a garden that delights you with food and flowers and one that becomes an unsightly pile of weeds and debris before the season ends. Read on Continue Reading….

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How Can Foliar Feeding and Side Dressing Help Your Garden Grow?

If you want better growth from your plants, two great plant growth enhancement techniques are side dressing and foliar feeding. Side dressing is the practice of adding nutrients around the base of plants after they have sprouted and begun to Continue Reading….

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How to Control Disease in Plants — Naturally

Controlling disease in plants requires a two-pronged approach. First, make the plants strong so they resist disease using their own natural defenses. Second, if disease does set in, diagnose the disease accurately and then take appropriate remediation measures. At American Continue Reading….

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Controlling Post-Emergent Weeds

Post-emergent weed control refers to practices to manage weeds once they have sprouted and are growing. Weeds take over naked soil very easily, so they are an annual problem in vegetable gardens, in poorly established lawns and along walkways, driveways Continue Reading….

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How Does Microp Improve Garden Plants and Lawns?

Microp is soil superfood. It is a bio-fertilizer that enhances soil fertility, improves soil aeration and aggregation, and enhances soil’s ability to retain moisture. Like a magic sprinkle from a fairytale, plants grow bigger, greener and meaner with Microp. Microp Continue Reading….

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How to Reduce Transplant Stress

Transplant stress or transplant shock is a typical plant response to a change in environment. Plants are living beings, and like any living being, they are acclimatized to the habitat where they initially take root. When this habitat is changed, Continue Reading….

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How to Make Compost Break Down Quickly

Composting is a great way to enhance your soil with “black gold”–nutrient-rich finished compost that makes it easy to grow great plants. Made from food scraps, dead leaves, wood chips, and the like, compost reduces waste and enhances soil without Continue Reading….

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How to Improve the Soil Condition of a Garden or Lawn

The condition of your soil is crucial to a healthy vegetable garden, lawn or ornamental garden. There are several things you can do to give your plants the best chance of growing strong and producing. What does soil condition mean, Continue Reading….

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Managing Weeds in the Lawn and Garden with Corn Gluten

Gardening is rewarding work, but weeds are a serious problem. Gardeners take pride in gorgeous, weed-free ornate gardens and robust vegetable patches. Fruit trees and bushes usually thrive when they are not competing with undesirable plants. There is no substitute Continue Reading….

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How to Design a Decorative Garden Plan: 7 Steps

When it is time to start planning your decorative garden, you need to build your design step by step. This is particularly true if you are new to gardening; but even seasoned gardeners can benefit from a systematic approach. At Continue Reading….

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