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Season Extension

Check out the great Season Extension information and resources on the Growing Small Farms website by Debbie …

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Composting

Turn yard waste, kitchen scraps, and other organic matter into a wonderful soil amendment or mulch. Composting Portal Composting Chapter of …

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Vermicomposting

Earthworms convert organic matter (including food scraps, paper, animal manure, and yard trimmings) into a valuable soil amendment and …

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Seeding Native Azaleas

Learn how to propagate native azaleas at home from seed. Watch this video to learn …

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Soil Sampling

Are you interested in getting your lawn and garden growing just right? If so, you might want to consider …

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Mount Vernon Community Garden

“Wineka column: Vision for ‘edible landscape’ comes together at Mount Vernon Community Garden“, Article and Images in SalisburyPost.com Brenda Chunn …

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