Tag: Gardening

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Benefits of Trees Improve health Trees improve moods and emotions, and they create feelings of relaxation and well-being. Trees probide privacy and a sense of security. Foliage helps to settle out, trap and hold particulate, pollutants (dust, ash, pollen and smoke) that can damage human lungs. Because of their potential for long life, trees frequently…

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Sustainable Gardening Join the “Green Movement” In North America, the food we eat has typically travelled 1500 miles to arrive on our plate. Talk about a large carbon footprint! As we begin to realize the impact this has on our environment, Canadians are starting to look closer to home for their family’s meals. Concern for the…

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Category: To Do Lists

December To Do List December – What to do in the garden this month It’s December, but your yard work isn’t done! Here’s a list of what you need to do to ensure your garden overwinters well. Around the Garden Blooming now Witch hazel (Hamamelis) and the pale-green blossoms of Corsican hellebores. “Beauty Berry” (Callicarpa)…

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July To Do List * Weed vegetable garden regularly. * Water containers every day in hot weather, especially small ones and hanging baskets. * Perk up annuals with a water-soluble fertilizer. * Deadhead annuals and perennials to keep blooms coming. * To keep grass from going dormant, water deeply but infrequently. One inch a week…

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