GARDEN KNOW HOW

KILL THEM WITH KINDNESS / CELEBRATING EARTH DAY!

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The best way to deal with garden pests is through prevention and organic pest control. A well balanced garden will be home to many helpful bugs who feed on those insects which give our flowers grief. Your garden will be healthy if you enrich your soil with your own organic compost, use manures or organic fertilizers only and refrain from…

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The Beaver Did What?

Pond at Sensible Gardening and Living

The Canadian beaver is a very famous character and generally highly thought of. Who would have thought though that he or she could become a nasty nuisance to us gardeners in a big way.  Anyone living near creeks or lakes has the potential for the beaver blues. Beavers are a lot of fun to watch during the summer and fall…

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GARDEN KNOW HOW

Fall Plant Patrol

Plant division at Sensible Gardening and Living

When gardening in the fall you will notice that many of the garden pests and problems we have had during the growing season have come and gone.  There are some pests and diseases however that hang in right through to frost. Pests in the garden to continue looking out for are aphids, snails and slugs. Check plants for chewed leaves,…

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