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    Watering Your Garden: How Much Is Enough and Sources

    There’s more to being wise with water than efficient garden watering. I often mention that more plants die from overwatering than from underwatering. That’s the main reason I speak so often about making sure you have well-drained soil. In earlier parts of this 5-part series; I’ve covered selecting the right plants, water delivery methods, and watering […] The post Watering Your Garden: How Much Is Enough and Sources: Pro Tips – Pt. 4 of 5 appeared first on joe gardener® | Organic Gardening Like a Pro.... Read More

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    What to grow in April 2019

    News Source https://aussieorganicgardening.com/2019/03/what-to-grow-in-april-2019/ If leaves on your citrus trees are looking pale, magnesium or iron deficiency are most likely the cause. This problem often appears in autumn. See: Pale citrus leaves. Add compost to the bed where you plan to plant garlic during Full Moon phase later this month. Also check that soil pH is close to neutral (7.0). Gardeners in temperate climates can plant spring bulbs and lilies this month, and gardeners in temperate and cool climates can divide irises and daylilies. The following gardening advice is an abbreviated list for vegetables, fruit trees and some culinary herbs that can be sown or planted during February in Australia and…

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    Raised Beds for Resiliency

    Raised Beds for Resiliency Amongst all the durable growing practices at House in the Woods Farm, it is the raised beds that really conserved the day in 2018, the rainiest season on Maryland record. Our county of Frederick had flash flooding in May due to as much as six inches of rain falling within three hours. And it continued to drizzle progressively all year. It rained more days than not, even throughout the summer when we are used to drying weather condition. With seven inch raised beds, the rain gathered in rivers between the raised crops instead of drowning the plants. Raised beds aid with drain and keep crops up…

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    Tips to prepare for the gardening season

    Tips to prepare for the gardening season Have you tiptoeing through the tulips? Stopped to smell the roses– well wait, we are not quite there yet to take in the gives off the roses in flower, but the hyacinth (Hyacinthus spp.), sweet shrub (Lindera benzoin), grape hyacinth (Muscari spp.), and daffodils (Narcissus spp.) are flowering and their scents are filling the air. With spring weather condition comes high expectations, including completely pruned plants, luscious landscapes that next-door neighbors covet, weed-free gardens, and wildlife visitors that only pass through for your watching satisfaction, without picking your landscape as their personal all-you-can-eat buffet. Just because nature remains in full-swing, do not simply…

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    Study: Sniffing Rosemary Improves Memory

      The smell of rosemary boosts our capability to remember previous occasions and remember what to do in the future research studies find. For one current research study, scientists from Northumbria University positioned 150 healthy seniors in spaces which had actually been instilled with either rosemary necessary oil, lavender necessary oil, or no fragrance at all, and after that checked them on their capability to keep in mind to do something at a provided time, such as taking medication or publishing a letter after seeing a mail box. Those who had actually remained in the rosemary fragrant space showed substantially enhanced potential memory and awareness, with test ratings 15% higher…