Category Archives: Compost

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Garden Magic: Leaf Mold

Having visited many magazine-worthy gardens and been on more garden tours than I can count, I’ve noticed that a lot of really good gardeners use leaf mold. Leaf mold is…

Trees and shrubs give shelter to birds.

Gardeners and Earth Day

It’s been almost 45 years since the first Earth Day, which will be marked tomorrow with celebrations, conferences and lots of educational events. One of the best ways to help…

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An Herbal Compost Tea for Your Plants

Recently, I had a chance to hear University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardener Shari Mayer from Dakota County talk about growing and using herbs. Shari has been a big part…