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Transplant Strategies

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Growing your own transplants has multiple advantages: You can grow the exact varieties you want, not whatever’s available at the garden center. If — as I do — you live in a different zone than the town in which the … Continue reading

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Building Soil

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A young man’s fancy may turn to thoughts of love in the spring, as the old saying goes, but at this time of the year a gardener’s fancy better be turning to soil building. No soil is perfect. Your garden … Continue reading

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New Gardening System Trial

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I recently ran across an article on Paul and Elizabeth Kaiser, who have an eight-acre farm outside of Sebastopol, California. The Kaisers are proponents of a farming method that uses no tillage. They also maintain hedgerows around their gardens to … Continue reading

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