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Are you ready for lawn care season

If you're like me, while performing spring clean-up around the yard, you may realize some lawn care is also needed! Here are some helpful tips for the season: As grass begins to grow, make sure your mower is serviced and blades are sharpened. Set the deck at a height of 2 to 2.5 inches for cutting. Any shorter allows weeds to germinate. Anything taller can prohibit grass from drying completely and promote disease. Remove no move that 1/3 the turf height in one session....
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A Beginners Guide To Worm Composting

This spring has provided ample opportunity for DIY projects so here’s one more to add to the list.   Worm Composting! For many, this might be unthinkable, but in reality, worm composting or vermicomposting is a great way to fulfill your mission to reduce, reuse, recycle. Vermicompost is mostly worm excrement which is also referred to as “castings.”  Worm castings actually contain 5 to 11 times more plant-available nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium which is comparable...
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