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Gardening Under Lights – Learn How To Grow From Seeds and Propagation

As long as I can remember I have been gardening under lights in my home and basement.  Many years ago I used shop lights which were fluorescent and today I use the high output LED work shop lights that I purchased at Costco for $35 each.  I was actually able to take advantage of a promo they were running and …

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Starting Vegetables from Seeds Now

While winter wails outside, vegetable gardeners can get a jump on the growing season by starting seeds indoors. A careful gardener can extend production by starting seeds and planting seedlings after the danger of frost. The classic candidates for indoor starting are tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, cucumbers, melons and both winter and summer squash. For best results, begin with packaged seeds grown for the …

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Fall Clean-Up – Planting Bulbs For Spring Color

My Tulips Spring 2014 If you are like me you have been out in your garden for the past month doing your Fall Clean-Up.  In September, I did my Fall fertilization, treated the lawn with Sevin to kill the moths that become sod web worms that would destroy next years grass production, and started to remove and/or cut back any …

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Hazlet Day Festival 2014 – Hazlet News Honors Our Troops

On September 27th, 2014 we attended the Hazlet Day Celebration and formally inaugurated our newest online publication the Hazlet News. The goal of the Hazlet News is to help our community to maintain their homes and our town.   By publishing informative articles, videos and photos we can offer the residents a great source of information that would be difficult …

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The Best Time to Seed and Feed? Fall

Why Fall Is the Best Time to Seed and Feed Think about what fall brings, besides football. You get cooler temperatures. More dew and rain. And plenty of sunshine. The soil is still warm enough to germinate seeds, but the cool air invites grass to grow a strong root system. That’s why fall is the best time for seeding and …

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Creating Your Own Compost With Worms

 Editors Note: This article has been reprinted from Red Worm Composting for your convenience.  There are a number of similar articles on the internet with lots of videos on YouTube.  I felt this one was quite extensive and would get you started the right way.  I have added my own article at the end of this one with photos  to …

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Compost With Worms Part 2 – My Set-Up

My Vermiculture Set-Up Thanks to Red Worm Composting for Part One on this extensive and helpful article. I have been practicing Vermiculture for a number of years now with great success. I started with one bin and a pound of Red Wiggler Worms and was up to 6 bins at one time. The problem I had was not having enough …

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