Composting

Restore Your Lawn, Learn How

Want to have a great lawn to enjoy in the summer and to increase your property value? You will want to read this aticle that details the steps in restoring or replacing your lawn and how to maintain it.

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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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Fall Garden Clean-Up Tips

From the Folks at Home Depot….Fall garden cleanup is an important step for the long-term health of your garden. Beds cleaned up now will be ready to plant first thing in spring, with fewer weeds and overwintering pests. Plus, there is no better time to be in the garden than a crisp fall day. CLEAN UP GARDEN BEDS: Make two …

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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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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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Garden Landscapes How To – Design and Maintain

Most people are not sure of  the proper way to design their gardens. As you view homes in Hazlet, you will see many gardens are simply not planned properly.  Many have planted a row of boring shrubs and nothing more. In planning a garden you must thing about layers of color, shapes, textures and form.  In this photo of the front of …

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