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Watering the Vegetable Garden

Posted by Richard Hentschel -

Watering the Vegetable Garden Gardeners may let the lawn go dormant and use the water to keep the vegetable patch alive and producing during these stressful weeks without natural rainfall. There are several ways to get the job done depending on your time and watering equipment you have in the garden shed or garage. A typical sprinkler used for the lawn will work. Set it up to put as muc...

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Should I be Watering?

Posted by Richard Hentschel -

Watering is yet another activity that gardeners have to make a decision about. Do I keep the lawn actively growing or let it go dormant. Should I be watering my flowers or vegetables, or how about the newly spring planted trees or shrubs. Let's start with the vegetables. Once flowering has begun, regular amounts of water will be critical for fruit development. We have all had cucumbers that are...

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What's going on in the Yard?

Posted by Richard Hentschel -

Why is gardening in the yard so entertaining? There is always something new happening, something just finished and something to look forward too. Gardeners looking for the typical insects should still be thinking 2 weeks ahead of normal as our growing degree calculations continue to pile up. Bagworms usually emerge in a couple of weeks, yet they are here with us now. Egg hatching is hap...

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