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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
Every year, more and more people are opening up new ground for gardening, either to create a plot or to expand an existing one. I am a big fan of smaller lawns and bigger gardens, as long as a little … Continue reading
Getting short on time? Don’t have the setup or energy to start your plants from seeds, but want to ensure that your vegetables, herbs and flowers have been grown from organic seeds? The following farms and garden centers have let … 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