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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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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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Modern Pioneers: What it’s like living in an Ecovillage

Modern Pioneers: What it’s like living in an Ecovillage

By Brian Ziggy, Posted February 13th, 2012

Living in community with one another is the foundation for a new pioneering, sustainable culture…

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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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Plant a Fall Cover Crop to Improve Your Garden Soil

Plant a Fall Cover Crop to Improve Your Garden Soil

By Greg Seaman, Posted September 21st, 2011

With ‘cover crops’ your garden will work for you right through the winter months.

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Tips for Growing the Best Winter Storage Vegetable – Winter Squash!

Tips for Growing the Best Winter Storage Vegetable – Winter Squash!

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted August 5th, 2011

This overlooked garden gift is easy to grow, high in nutritional value, and can be stored all winter…

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5 Secrets to a ‘No-work’ Garden

5 Secrets to a ‘No-work’ Garden

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted April 26th, 2011

It took over 20 years of gardening to realize that I didn’t have to work so hard to achieve a fruitful harvest…

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Garden as if your life depended on it, because it does

Garden as if your life depended on it, because it does

By Ellen LaConte, Posted April 5th, 2011

5 reasons why more of us should take up spade, rake and hoe, make compost and raise good soil and garden beds with a vengeance.

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Raised Beds: Preparing your Garden Beds for Spring

Raised Beds: Preparing your Garden Beds for Spring

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted March 15th, 2011

Early spring preparation will yield rewards throughout the growing season.

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Vegetable garden seed ordering tips

Vegetable garden seed ordering tips

By Lindsay Seaman, Eartheasy.com, Posted January 24th, 2011

Vegetable gardening is rewarding on so many levels, but it all begins with the seeds…

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Top 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow

Top 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow

By Greg Seaman, Eartheasy, Posted January 19th, 2011

If you are growing vegetables in the hope of saving money, here are some suggestions for crops which have delivered real cost savings for us…

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