Composting: Improves Soil Quality and Nutrition

What is Composting Our “trash” or Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) is made up of a variety of materials that we throw away once used or consumed to some degree. It’s estimated up to 30 percent of what ends up in the landfills is food scrap or yard waste that could and should be composted. What

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SUSTAINABLE GARDEN: “When to Water Plants”

How & When to water plants? It's all about paying attention Having a green thumb is not innate, it is a talent that must be earned through hard work, patience and dedicated learning. An easy rule of proper gardening and plant care is to water your plants. But, as with all gardening, even hydrating your

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SUSTAINABLE GARDEN: “Know Your Soil”

Know your Soil: The Six Types of Soil There are six main soil groups: clay, sandy, silty, peaty, chalky and loamy. They each have different properties and it is important to know these to make the best choices and get the most from your garden. This slideshow requires JavaScript. Clay Soil feels lumpy and is sticky

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