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Sam the Cat Demonstrates Go-GreenGardening Grow Bags

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Sam the Cat Demonstrates Go-GreenGardening Grow Bags

Sam the Cat Shows You How To Grow Your Garden Even If You Have Limited Space While I was trying out different ways to do a how to video on our Go-GreenGardening Grow Bags, my cat Sam who likes to be in the middle of everything, decided he was going to help with the video... Go-GreenGardening Grow Bags

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Garden & Landscape Tasks for July

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* Top of the list is WATERING!  Watering your plants and grass is extremely important in July and August. It is  recommended that you water plant material one inch per week and even more during drought conditions.  The best time of the day to water is in the morning. This allows for the plant foliage to dry before the heat of the day sets in. * Trim shrubs that have finished flowering and other shrubs that don’t flower. * Turn exiting mulch and “top-dress” with new mulch to give it a fresh look and help the landscape retain moisture. * Turn compost pile once...

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Go-GreenGardening Garden and Landscape Tasks for May

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Garden and Landscape Tasks for May * Early flowering deciduous shrubs such as Forsythias, Weigela, and Spiraea should be pruned back when they have finished blooming. Cut back a third of the oldest canes to ground level, then cut back one third of the remaining branches by one third of their height. * Lilacs should be pruned lightly after they finish blooming, removing sucker growths and dead blooms.. Feed lilacs in May with a good all purpose 10-10-10 fertilizer after they have finished blooming. If your soil has an acidic pH, work a little lime into the soil as well. * Work lime...

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Starting a Vegetable Garden

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Starting a Vegetable Garden

Starting a Vegetable Garden For the best success, a vegetable garden should be well planned out in advance. The site location is of the utmost importance. A spot near the house in full sunlight is the normally the most convenient spot, however, drainage, soil quality, and shade from buildings or trees may mean the garden must be located in an area farther from the house. A good vegetable garden must have at least six hours of full sun each day in order for your food crops to mature properly. No amount of fertilizer, water, or care can replace needed sunshine. The soil...

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