Don’t Ask Me

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No I’m not being cranky. It’s a thrill for me when someone trusts me enough to ask me a question. This is just a plea to remember your county or regional Cooperative Extension office when you have a farm or garden question. It seems like you can find

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When Herbicides Don’t Work

You have probably heard about antibiotic resistance in humans.  Particularly with antibiotics that were used for many years, surviving bacteria adapt and develop a resistance to the antibiotic.  (CDC on antibiotic resistance)  The same thing can happen with herbicides and weeds. The first herbicide resistant weed was reported in1957 against 2,4-D in Hawaii. Today the

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5 Soil-Based Gifts for Gardeners


Have you been trying to think of a gift for a gardener who is always talking about improving their soil or conserving their soil? Is your gift recipient a sustainable gardener? Here are a few gift ideas for that gardener that is striving for healthy soil.

Compost and Worm Bins

Compost bins turn yard, garden and kitchen

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