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TAG : mulch

Fall Has Come

October is nearly over, and so is the growing season. We have yet to do a fall/winter garden.We do have plans to set up cold frames and have a go at it. But not this year. So, this last week, we began the 'bedding down' of many things around the farm.The last of the garden produce was ...

Berm Building and Mulching for Water Retention

I come from a long line of people with soil under their fingernails from playing in the garden or in the fields. My father's parents' families were farmers for a couple of generations before him. He was a nursery owner, landscaper, an agronomist, crop adviser and farm consultant. I learned a ...

Fall Lawn and Garden Care

Fall is a pivotal time for lawn and garden care. If you want a beautiful yard come spring, take these important steps now to ensure everything from grass to gardenias bloom.Experts say there are five steps every yard or garden enthusiast should take in the fall, but many don’t. From the ...

Garden Clippings: February To-Do List

If you've ever thought about it, February is an odd month. It's almost as though it were a last-minute addition to the calendar to make up for some sort of sidereal miscalculation. It's the shortest month of the year with 28 days, and every four years, an extra day is thrown in.A couple of odd ...