Category Archives: Weed Control

One Woman’s Delight, Another’s Disaster?

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My beloved ‘sprawl of abundance’ Relational Gardening Since my home garden is tiny, I’m fortunate to have the use of a plot in a community garden a few minutes’ walk from my home. As I’ve mentioned before, the soil had … Continue reading

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Blackberries, Buttercups & Bindweed

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Smother mulch for passive weed control Greener, Easier Weed Control The wet spring caused many plants to grow bigger and faster than ever, including some of our most troublesome weeds. I’m getting lots of questions about The Big Three: blackberries, … Continue reading

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Soil Food Feeds Plants

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Bunnies and chickens together make excellent soil food Making Garden Gold At Home Over the past couple of years, the pandemic kept many people closer to home than usual, and many of them found gardening to be a comfort in … Continue reading

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Weed Eaters Delight

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For extra zing, add a few tasty weeds to your salad bowl Spring Salads Pack A Pleasing Punch As warmer weather arrives (sometimes, at least), the garden beds are filling up fast. Early peas are blooming, last year’s kale is … Continue reading

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