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Over the Garden Fence

Where gardeners come to find out what's happening out in the yard.

Time To Mow

Posted by Richard Hentschel -

Down the Garden Path Richard Hentschel, Extension Educator The annual passage of winter to spring has begun and the smell of fresh cut grass is in the air. The last week has seen a big green change in the neighborhoods. A few guidelines to having a good-looking lawn do not take us away from what we already do when tending the lawn. A longer grass blade means deeper...

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Garden Planting Reminders

Posted by Richard Hentschel -

Down the Garden Path In a normal spring, gardeners can rely on the calendar dates and information on the vegetable seed packets to schedule planting of the garden seeds. While that is generally valid this year, planting by actual soil temperatures may prove a better tactic in 2014. The terms hardy, frost-tolerant, tender and warm-loving associated with how many days before or a...

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