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Horse or Cow Manure - Which is Better?

Last updated: 08/16/2018

One question that seems to crop up frequently between gardeners and allotment holders is which manure is better to use, horse manure or cow manure? Cow manure is generally more liq

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Top 3 Tips When Shopping for Farmers Market Produce - Gardening Know How's Blog

Last updated: 08/16/2018

An easy way to eat locally grown food outside of growing it yourself is by shopping at farmers markets. But if you’re new to this type of shopping, it might be worthwhile to take

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Don't Waste Money On The Wrong Pruning Shears - Read This!

Last updated: 08/16/2018

Getting the best pruning shears is a necessity. Your pruning shears are one of your best tools as a gardener. How else do you get rid of excess growth or keep your plants trimmed t

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Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture

Last updated: 08/16/2018

Four audiovisual clips on pilot projects implemented in Antigua and Barbuda, Jamaica and Suriname were created as part of a process aimed at disseminating knowledge and providing t

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All About Asters - FineGardening

Last updated: 08/16/2018

All About Asters ‘Bluebird’ smooth aster Photo/Illustration: Bill Johnson Asters are the grande finale to the perennial garden, displaying vibrant fall colors in shades of pink

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Recovering Nutrients In Digested Dairy Manure - BioCycle

Last updated: 08/16/2018

The mass of manure produced on American livestock farms — totalling about one billion tons per year — is both valuable and a nuisance. On one hand, manure is an important sourc

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Port Hawkesbury to hear pitch on curbside composting | Cape Breton Post

Last updated: 08/16/2018

PORT HAWKESBURY, N.S. — A Nova Scotia Community College student is hoping his course-based research on curbside composting may have real-world applications for the Town of Port

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How to Grow Great Leaf Brassicas - Allotment & Gardens

Last updated: 08/16/2018

This article is about growing the leaf brassicas rather than the Swedes and Turnips. Sadly they can be tricky to succeed with but hopefully by following this guide you’ll get gre

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St. Albans Messenger

Last updated: 08/16/2018

Richard Hudak turns a windrow of compost on his Swanton farm, allowing steam to escape from the warm interior. ST. ALBANS — In just three summers from now, Vermonters will no lo

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6 Steps to a No-Work Cottage Garden

Last updated: 08/16/2018

Better Homes & Gardens 6 Steps to a No-Work Cottage Garden Create a garden that's big on color -- but small on labor. By Julie Martens; Tips by Luke Miller More Pinterest While for

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