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Save your seeds

Posted by: Jimmy In: Garden & Lawn

Save your own seed from favourite plants to raise new plants to stock your own gardens and to give away.

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Thinning vegetables is one of the most important follow-up activities in gardening. Most gardeners use more seed than necessary for a healthy plant stand. This is a good idea since some seeds may not germinate and grow. Extra seeds will insure enough plants. However, having too many plants in an area is just as bad, […]

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Mowing your lawn

Posted by: Jimmy In: Garden & Lawn

Leave the grass clippings to decompose on the lawn. Annually, this will provide nutrients equivalent to one or two fertilizer applications. Set mower at 2 inches to reduce water use during hot weather.

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