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Attracting Pollinators in the Garden

You may have noticed how much pollen is in the air now that temperatures are warming and spring is in full bloom. If you suffer from spring allergies like I do, you’ve probably been dealing with a runny nose and eyes, fits of sneezes, and other unpleasant side effects of the burgeoning season. 536 more words

Throwback Gardening: Timeless Practices

In this day and age, new technologies are changing the way that people garden and digitizing plant science. There are cellphone apps that can instantly identify plants, help you plot, figure out your soil pH, and keep track of watering schedules for you. 380 more words

Spring Into Reading

Earth Day is Sunday April 22nd Spring into nature with some earthy books! Click on the book titles to check our catalog for availability.

Green Gardening and Composting… 26 more words


Wordless Wednesday's Green Gardening...

Wordless Wednesday recommends the Smart Sustainable Landscape

  1. To really care for the environment means changing the way you garden. Start by axing your overgrown plants.
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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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