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Dahlia Deserves To Be Safe For Winter/To Dig Or Not To Dig

by Polly Composting

When it comes to winterizing dahlia tubers, there are now two schools of thought   Is it necessary to dig up dahlias this time of the year or can they stay in the ground year round ? Digging and storing dahlia tubers can be a lot of work, but leaving them in the ground often […]

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Garlic: Fall Planting Secrets

by Polly How To Choose & Grow

Garlic: Fall Planting Secret #1: Plant me around Columbus Day October 12 in most of the country, a little later in the deep South. This gives the plant time to develop a strong root system before the ground freezes. The plant quickly emerges when weather warms in spring. The more foliage, and the larger plant, […]

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Organic Blueberries – 3 Growing Tips

by Polly Need To Garden & Eat Organically

Growing blueberries is very easy. You couldn’t ask for an easier-to-grow plant than a blueberry bush. It’s a winner for the first time gardener or the old, dirt gardener. Organic TIP # 1 Give the blueberry plant a pot or a raised bed filled with this root- pleasing organic mix, and get ready for a […]

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Michelle Obama’s Organic Kitchen Garden And Six Reasons For Raised Beds

by Polly How To Choose & Grow

You may wonder whether it’s worth your while to build raised beds. I know you’ll love them as well as Michelle Obama. Here’s 6 reasons to love raised beds: 1. Terrific time and money savers. Forget about digging up the ground every year! Build the beds once. The soil in them will stay loose and […]

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