Elizabeth Faires

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Attracting Pollinators to the Garden Year After Year

Late summer and fall are terrific times to start planning for next year’s gardens. Common fall tasks include preparing beds, dividing plants, and even getting some plants seeded or potted so that they can put on some good root growth before the cold weather and shorter days arrive. And, fall is the time when many […]

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Straw vs Hay – Which Makes a Better Mulch?

Straw vs. Hay – In the battle to control weeds, add fertility, and improve the water retention of your soil, is one really better than the other? Well in a word…Yes! Let’s start at the beginning. What is the difference between straw and hay, or are they essentially the same thing? Many people think they’re […]

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