create habitats in your garden

GREEN GARDENING: Create Habitats in Your Garden

Gardens are the perfect place to create habitats for animals, and with the help of a few trees, plants, and accessories, your property can become a safe haven!

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Recycling in everyday life is simple, but it’s even simpler in the garden through the practice of composting. Composting allows you to recycle waste and scraps to create a very robust fertilizer for your plants.

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Water Conservation

GREEN GARDENING: Water Conservation

Water conservation is key to preserving our natural resources while also providing your lawn and garden with the moisture it needs. wat

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Colony Collapse Disorder

GREEN GARDENING: Bees and Colony Collapse Disorder

Bees are a vital part of our ecosystem and the success of the agricultural community, but Colony Collapse Disorder is creating problems for the bee population and our ecosystem.

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The leading non-profit agency supporting organic gardening product validation efforts is the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI), which validates and promotes the use of certified organic products. These products are known as “OMRI Listed.”

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ALL ABOUT SQUASH: Squash Recipes

You’ve got tons of squash on your hands. Now get it to the table with these awesome squash recipes!

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Squash Harvest

ALL ABOUT SQUASH: Harvesting Squash

Your squash plants are in the ground and are ready to grow! We’ve got tips for you to help keep your plants growing and and make your squash harvesting an abundant effort.

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ALL ABOUT SQUASH: Planting Squash

Now that you’ve decided your squash varieties for your garden, it is time to get to planting squash. Here are a few tips to keep your squash plants happy and healthy!

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ALL ABOUT SQUASH: Squash Bugs and Diseases

As with most vegetable plants, squash bugs and diseases can quickly eliminate a garden crop without regret. Keep eyes peeled for damage to leaves, flowers, or fruits to eliminate a garden takeover before it is too late!

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Assorted squash

ALL ABOUT SQUASH: Squash Varieties

Squash Varieties Originating in Mexico and Central America, people have been eating squash for more than 7,500 years. Native Americans shared squash seeds in different varieties with European explorers, who then took the new crop back to their lands to grow.

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