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PLANTS & CROPS
The Effect of Soil pH on Plants

What is the pH of your soil, and should you pay attention to it? Do products like aluminum sulfate or agricultural lime really do anything for your garden soil?

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grow the perfect tomato
PLANTS & CROPS
How to Grow Tomatoes: Grow and Eat the Perfect Tomato

Tomato growing rewards you with the satisfaction of seeing the fruit of your labor and getting to eat it, too! 

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Farming Techniques that Prevent Soil Erosion
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Farming Techniques That Prevent Erosion

Knowing how to prevent soil erosion by stopping rapid water flow through your yard or field is an important part of creating and maintaining a healthy environment and productive land.

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What to plant now for your fall/winter harvest

We are in the next phase of planting (mid July-September) and we have organized a list of over 20+ vegetables to help you make the planning a little easier. 

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local farmers
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Support Local Farmers—Buy Local Produce

We could go on and on about why you should support your local farmers. The benefits are endless! We’ve compiled the top reasons, and once you hear them, let’s just say—be careful you don’t get a speeding ticket on your way to your local farmer’s mar...

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pumpkins
PLANTS & CROPS
How to Grow the Perfect Pumpkin

It is finally fall...even though it is still warm, we are getting in the spirit with everything pumpkin. 

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Helpful Gardening Tips for Beginners

We wanted to share some beginner gardening tips to make sure you are on your way to the best spring garden in the neighborhood. 

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AMZN & The Troubled Table

Last year Amazon purchased Whole Foods in a deal that left many in our community puzzled and nervous. Our darling at the top of the food chain sold out to one of the most punitive organizations in the world. Many of us were left guessing what would ...

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soil amendment
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What Is a Soil Amendment?

Products such as JumpStart Soil Conditioner and Read more

competitive exclusion
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What is Competitive Exclusion?

Competitive exclusion is the principle stating that two species competing for the same resources cannot coexist. When one species has even the slightest advantage or edge over another, then the one with the advantage will dominate in the long term. ...

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soil nutrient depletion
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Fall's Dilemma: Soil Nutrient Depletion

The excellent crops that provided summer's bounty also take a heavy toll on the chemistry and structure of the garden soil, as the plants and crops grow they devour valuable nutrients and take the soil's energy and creating a bad situation with soil...

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compost tea
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Buy Compost Tea- Don't Risk Making it Wrong!

Should you buy compost tea or brew it on your own? Read on to learn more about compost tea, its beneficial microbes and how they impact healthy soil and plant growth, the risks of brewing your own compost tea applications and whether or not you shou...

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Beneficial Garden Insects

Beneficial insects are a vital part of our ecosystem. Without them, there would be little harmony and balance in our agricultural systems and your personal garden.

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soil
PLANTS & CROPS
We Feed The Soil

At the very essence of our products, the very essence of our company, we are about the soil.  Sure we can get into the weeds about the microbiology, organic acids, cation exchange capacity and all that comes with it but at the end of the day, we get...

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what is soil conditioner
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What is Soil Conditioner?

A soil conditioner is a substance that can be added to soil to change the soil structure. We carve out this definition to provide distinction and clarity for our customers. 

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