Newsletter-April-6th-2017

Newsletter-April-6th-2017

Garden Primers

Garden Primers Is rainwater really better than faucet water for my plants?

Is rainwater really better than faucet water for my plants?

Answer: Yes.
Many municipal water systems put chlorine and other chemicals in the water. Chlorine is bad for soil bacteria, not to mention our air. Rainwater is oxygenated, un-chlorinated and warmer than tap water, qualities that make it a better source for plants and safer for the environment. Cold tap water can also “shock” your plants. More…

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Newsletter-April-6th-2017

Terrific Trailing Annuals

Terrific Trailing AnnualsWhen most people think of annuals they think about upright varieties for borders and containers. But when planning your annual garden, think about more than just upright plants. There are a number of wonderful trailing varieties that are perfect for providing a splash of color between shrubs, on a hillside or cascading over a rock wall or trailing from a hanging basket. More…

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