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Mix Your Own Soil and Save Money

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Mix Your Own Soil and Save Money
I like container gardening for several reasons: you can get really creative with plants; they are portable; easy to arrange in clusters or alone in your landscaping; and the containers can be decorative or plain, whichever you prefer. I personally grow my vegetables in containers then I can move them into the shade or sun to avoid problems. Potting soil gets expensive and since I have a lot of containers, I’m always looking for ways to save money.I found a basic recipe for soil in the Farm...
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| Categories: Spring | Tags: soil, container gardening | View Count: (3022)
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Dealing With Too Much Rain

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Dealing With Too Much Rain
With all the rain that we had in the last part of April, a lot of the questions that we’ve had at the Plant Doctor Desk lately have been related to plant problems caused by extended wet weather.In addition to the some of the problems in the linked FAQ message, plants in soggy wet soils often exhibit some of the same symptoms as those in drought conditions. Such was the case with a number of vegetable plants in my garden that were “wilting” on the first sunny day after all the r...
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| Categories: Spring | Tags: rain, rain garden, wet soil, plant selection | View Count: (11409)
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