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Growing Green – Shrink Your Lawn

I'm not quite sure where our love affair with the emerald green, perfectly manicured lawn came from but perhaps it's time to re-evaluate just how much lawn we really need. With huge portions of the USA in record-breaking drought conditions and growing awareness of the harm caused by excessive pesticide and fertilizer use, now's a good time to think about how to make do with less lawn. Continue Reading

How to Divide Perennials

Many perennials can be divided to rejuvenate overgrown or decrepit plants, or to create new plants.  Lifting and dividing plants is the perfect time to also replenish the soil with organic matter to encourage healthy growth and prevent disease. Topics covered here include the following: How to Tell if a Plant Needs Dividing How to […] Continue Reading