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Extend Your Fall Harvest by Dehydrating Fruits and Vegetables

Extend Your Fall Harvest by Dehydrating Fruits and Vegetables

By Sheila Harrington, Posted September 4th, 2013

Food dehydrators are simple to use and help make the most of the fall harvest…

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The Absentee Gardener: How to Water Your Vegetable Garden without Being Home

The Absentee Gardener: How to Water Your Vegetable Garden without Being Home

By Shannon Cowan, Posted August 27th, 2013

Keeping up with your vegetable garden in the heat of summer can be a daunting task, especially when watering by hand…

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Lessons Learned from Starting a Community Garden

Lessons Learned from Starting a Community Garden

By Greg Horner, Posted June 10th, 2013

You can benefit from our experience and help ensure your success in creating a thriving community garden…

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Know Your Garden Soil: How to Make the Most of Your Soil Type

Know Your Garden Soil: How to Make the Most of Your Soil Type

By Ruth Barton, Posted June 6th, 2013

Understanding your soil type is key to gardening success…

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How to Protect Your Chickens from Overhead Predators

How to Protect Your Chickens from Overhead Predators

By Shannon Cowan, Posted May 16th, 2013

Whether your chicken run is stationary or moveable, this simple structure will deter birds of prey…

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How to Build a Bean Trellis for Raised Garden Beds

How to Build a Bean Trellis for Raised Garden Beds

By Greg Seaman, Posted April 10th, 2013

Growing vertically can double the productive space of your raised garden beds…

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5 Tips for Growing Early Spring Greens

5 Tips for Growing Early Spring Greens

By Shannon Cowan, Posted March 22nd, 2013

How to produce baby greens up to eight weeks before the outdoor planting date…

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Pre-Season Pole Pruner Checklist

Pre-Season Pole Pruner Checklist

By Greg Seaman, Posted March 3rd, 2013

A simple inspection of your pole pruner to ensure safe, efficient operation should be done before you set foot on the orchard ladder.

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Raising Backyard Chickens: My 8-year old Daughter’s Egg Business

Raising Backyard Chickens: My 8-year old Daughter’s Egg Business

By Shannon Cowan, Posted October 30th, 2012

Producing eggs in your own backyard is child’s play…

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Compost Tumblers vs Compost Bins: Pros & Cons

Compost Tumblers vs Compost Bins: Pros & Cons

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted August 21st, 2012

Not sure if you should buy a compost bin or a compost tumbler? Below are the key points to consider…

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Our Top 6 Chicken Raising Mistakes

Our Top 6 Chicken Raising Mistakes

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted July 9th, 2012

Raising chickens is pretty simple. But we found ways to get it wrong…

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How to Protect Your Garden during a Heat Wave

How to Protect Your Garden during a Heat Wave

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted July 4th, 2012

Protecting the soil surface is key to plant survival during periods of extreme heat…

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Now is the Time to Thin Your Fruit Trees

Now is the Time to Thin Your Fruit Trees

By Eartheasy.com, Posted June 21st, 2012

Thinning the young fruit clusters results in larger, more select fruit at maturity…

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How to Make an ‘Instant Cloche’ to Protect Seedlings

How to Make an ‘Instant Cloche’ to Protect Seedlings

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted June 6th, 2012

This simple design costs next to nothing to build and can be reused for years…

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5 Early Season Plants which Attract Pollinators to your Garden

5 Early Season Plants which Attract Pollinators to your Garden

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted April 19th, 2012

Most flowering plants need assistance from native insects for pollination…

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5 Easy Ways to Green your Landscaping

5 Easy Ways to Green your Landscaping

By Ashley M. Halligan, Posted April 5th, 2012

Converting your yard to a low-maintenance landscape is easy to do and healthier for your family and the environment…

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How to ‘Grow-a-Row’ for Those in Need

How to ‘Grow-a-Row’ for Those in Need

By Greg Horner, Posted February 17th, 2012

“This is a great project to share; it’s easily replicable most anywhere and has been very well received in our town.”

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6 Tips for Building Soil for Your Raised Garden Beds and Planters

6 Tips for Building Soil for Your Raised Garden Beds and Planters

By Greg Seaman, Posted January 31st, 2012

Here are some tips for building productive soil for your garden beds and planters – while there are some differences based on locale, these tips pretty much apply anywhere…

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Fall is the Season for Mulching with Leaves!

Fall is the Season for Mulching with Leaves!

By Greg Seaman, Posted November 3rd, 2011

It is a rare and beautiful thing when something of value falls right into our laps…

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7 Ways Organic Farms Outperform Conventional Farms

7 Ways Organic Farms Outperform Conventional Farms

By Greg Seaman, Posted October 24th, 2011

Sustainable, organic farming practices are the best way to feed the future…

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