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Watering early during the Summer months will preven...

Watering early during the Summer months will prevent mildew!

The best time to water is in the morning but, if you water in the afternoon, allow enough time for foliage to dry out before sunset.....

The best time to water is in the morning but, if you water in the afternoon, allow enough time for foliage to dry out before sunset. Why: This reduces the risk of mildew and other fungi attacking leaves. Mildew is notorious for attacking zucchini, beans, cucumbers, squash, pumpkins, tomatoes, and zinnia. What to look for: Infected leaves become covered with a white to gray powdery growth, usually on the upper surface. If left unattended to the plant's leaves will turn...
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Help container gardens stay cool during the hot summ...

Help container gardens stay cool during the hot summer months! 

Here are some quick tips to help keep your containers cool and healthy...

  Container gardens are vulnerable to overheating, here are some quick tips to help keep your containers cool and healthy: Lightly mulch. If you can, try to position the containers out of the hot western sun. If the container plants dry out to the point where re-wetting is not working, try soaking them in a bucket of water for half an hour, then drain the excess water. Container saucers full of water can create root rot and mosquito breeding. Instead, try to...
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Sustainable Seeds, Sustainable Cooking, Sustainable Us

Home cooking with sustainable ingredients has many benefits. A desire to eat healthily motivates 22% of Americans to cook at home. Why is it important to live sustainably? Have you been thinking about sustainable home cooking and don’t know where to start? Knowing there are suppliers that you can trust and other people engaging in sustainable cooking is inspiring. Start your journey today.

Guest Writer: Lucy Wyndham Home cooking with sustainable ingredients has many benefits. A desire to eat healthily motivates 22% of Americans to cook at home. Why is it important to live sustainably? Have you been thinking about sustainable home cooking and don’t know where to start? Knowing there are suppliers that you can trust and other people engaging in sustainable cooking is inspiring. Start your journey today. Why live sustainably? Sustainability is on the increase. American households have seen an increase of 17% in the past...
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