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Monthly Archives: March 2011
Cover cropping and green manuring are good gardening practices for a number of reasons: they improve soil structure and fertility, increase organic matter, loosen compacted soils, reduce weeds, control erosion, and attract pollinating insects. Although the two terms are often … Continue reading
Did you know that certain lettuce varieties are more suited towards growing in cooler temps, such as early spring and late fall, and certain varieties can tolerate heat better? Now’s the time to start (or just think about for all … Continue reading
What are heirlooms tomatoes? What makes them unique? Heirloom tomatoes are tomatoes grown from seeds that have been passed down from generation to generation by individuals, not formal “breeding programs” or universities. Every year at High Mowing we trial over … Continue reading