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Honey Wasp Don't Care

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Here in the Land of the Frugal, mulch goes down when the price drops. And the end-of-season price on cedar mulch meant it was time to load up. 96 more words

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How to Make a French Drain

This is neither a glamorous food post nor a pretty garden one, but a practical, home maintenance piece that will hopefully give you the courage to ‘do it yourself’, if necessary. 2,555 more words

Garden

Mulch full of weeds

This is another rant, based on a pet peeve of mine.  I advise gardening clients to use mulch to keep their gardens from drying out and to help reduce weeds.   204 more words

Gardening

Mulching the Garden for Free

Bermuda grass in my flower beds is relentless.  I hate to admit it but the last few years it was so out of control I was embarrassed for anyone to see my flower beds.  324 more words

Frugal

Paperculture instead of plasticulture

How was a biodegradable but sufficiently durable paper mulch developed commercially to replace slowly degrading plastic? Senior Scientist Antti Korpela explains the research and development behind the product. 1,043 more words

Antti Korpela

Managing the demands of Water Thugs

Having recently attended a lecture on the benefits of xeriscaping at our local CVHS, I am a wee bit perplexed as to why we don’t do more of it here on Vancouver Island. 758 more words

Drought Tolerant