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Straw Bale Gardening

There’s no shortage of straw bales in Southwest Virginia, which is good news for fans of organic gardening. Though not used as frequently as compost or fertilizer, straw bales can help rectify problems associated with nutrient-poor soil. 497 more words


Calling landscape professionals: Green Gardener certification classes

Starting mid-September, landscape professionals can participate in a 10-week course on the industry’s latest green gardening practices. Classes are available to anyone who works for or owns a landscape maintenance business. 149 more words

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A Few Tips To Planting Your First Organic Vegetable Garden

Whether you just came back from filling up the SUV with all new vegetable plants in containers or seeds, you still might want to glance at this article because it may benefit you. 738 more words

Beginners Guide To Planting Organic

Toasting Bodnant Garden's solar success

UPDATE: It’s official, National Trust Wales and friends scooped the Community award!

Bodnant Garden is in the running for a major national energy award – for our solar-powered tearoom. 576 more words

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Drip Irrigation FAQ

For the past few weeks, Roanoke Landscapes has been busy turning on irrigation systems for our clients. This dry, hot weather makes irrigation systems especially appealing. 568 more words

Can a Warm Winter Inhibit Spring Growth?

So far, most of the United States has had an unusually mild winter. For some, this unseasonably warm weather means being able to spend more time out in the garden or working on landscaping projects. 370 more words

Rose Platter: water your garden early morning or late evening...

Rose Platter: throw away your garden sprinklers


Sprinklers waste a good bit of water through evaporation. Instead use rubber soaked hoses. They leak moisture to the soil at slow rates, enabling the water to be absorbed rather than running off. 44 more words