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Herbicide Use Conserves Water, Tripling Sorghum Yields

Sorghum is grown primarily in Great Plains states where it is used as a livestock feed. Early grain sorghum production generally involved clean tillage for weed control which eliminated most surface residues. 277 more words


To Err is Human, To Redo is Annoying: How NOT to build a gravel pathway, and how to fix it afterwards.

You learn a lot as a first time home owner. About half of that learning comes from making costly mistakes. My pea gravel pathways are a prime example of that. 1,004 more words


The crab apple tree

I’ve been feeling decidedly under the weather over the last couple of weeks and wouldn’t therefore have expected to have leapt out of bed with any gusto this morning. 222 more words


Landscaping Maintenance Tips

1. Weed control. Frequent lawn mowing, watering, fertilization and soil amendment will help keep your lawn healthy. When weeds do crop up, they are best treated with a contact, selective herbicide or by hand removal. 90 more words


Bramble patch solved!

Yesterday, at the permaculture farm I had the idea of planting strawberry plants round the blackberry bush after I move it to its new location in order to cut down on the number of weeds. 193 more words


Gardening as a Political Act: Growing a Better Public Landscape - The Ross Island Bridge West Approach

I’ve said it before that everything we choose to do is a political act. Politics is not something practiced by ‘politicians’ exclusively. We are social animals. 1,283 more words



We’ve found that adding mulch is the quickest way to make your flower bed look extra pro. In some places of the world, the dirt is nice and soft, but here, our dirt looks like rubble rocks.  140 more words