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Perils of planting early

Well, guess it’s the time of the year to talk about the perils of planting too early. On March 17, I checked the seven day weather forecast and found temperatures ranging from the 30s to 50s. Great, I thought, time…

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Time to start some vegetable seedlings

Well, it’s that time of year when you turn on your florescent light fixtures and start some vegetable seedlings for transplant into the garden. But before you start planting seeds, you should check your fixtures for cleanliness and replace florescent…

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New treated lumber for raised beds

I was watching “Ask This Old House” with my grandchildren yesterday and was surprised to see them building a raised bed for a disabled individual out of what looked like pressure treated lumber. To my surprise, the lumber was treated…

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Planning for the Fall Garden

This is a guest post by Howard County Master Gardener Kent Phillips. Kent’s blueberry cage was featured in an earlier post, and you also may have seen him in several of our food gardening videos, including the one embedded below….

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