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Seed Starting Basics for the Home Gardener

I put together a youtube video to give you a visual and audio explanation of seed starting basics. Below it, I will outline supplies and procedure for reference. Soil A good quality potting soil is recommended. It doesn’t have to be specifically “formulated” for seed starting, just not too chunky. Anything that I have purchased […]

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Real Facts About Native Plants

This article about native plants versus exotic ones reminded me about the ongoing discussion of what is best to plant in any environment. Are “native” plants best or most environmentally responsible? What qualifies as a “native” plant? It encompasses the idea of plant diversity and even challenges the idea of what it means to “garden.” […]

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