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Planting Bulbs

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Planting bulbs is an easy way to add years color and attract beneficial insects to your garden. Also, in my opinion, one of the easiest ways to get started gardening. Whether you get a pot/container or dig a whole Just remember these simple steps.   How To Plant Bulbs 1.       Loosen and spade the soil for the intended planting area. 2.       Dig a hole twice the size of the bulb. For larger bulbs, that’s around 8” deep and for smaller bulbs around 4” deep.3.       Place bulb in the hole with the root side down and pointy side up. Like most...

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Hay vs Straw...The battle of the grasses

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Hay vs Straw...The battle of the grasses

If you have read any blog post from me or follow me on Instagram, then you know how serious I am about the importance of mulching and all of the benefits. A couple of easy organic mulching options to come across are Hay and straw.  The only problem is that they look similar and people are sometimes confused about which one to use in the garden.  Each has its use in the garden.  First, let us start by explaining something.  Hay and straw are not the same things, and they are not available everywhere.  Hay is generally a legume or...

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