Going Green.Try These Ten Steps to a Better Garden and Backyard

Outdoor Living
Going Green? Try These Ten Steps to a Better Garden and Backyard Going green is the newest trend worldwide with many people taking steps to reduce their environmental footprint and try to create sustainable practices as opposed to the wasteful living many of us are guilty of now. One of the best places to start is in the garden and backyard. Traditionally, these are areas where a lot of harsh chemicals are used to kill weeds and ensure a healthy lawn, but at what cost? There are plenty of ways to have a beautiful garden and enviable backyard decor while also doing our part for the environment. 1. Use Natural Sunlight One way to begin is to use the very source of light nature provides us. Purchasing solar powered lights…
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Tomato Encore- Rejuvenate Tomatoes

Tomato Encore- Rejuvenate Tomatoes

Growing Food
By the end of summer, the tomato patch is usually pretty ragged-looking due to the depredation of summer. You know the usual... insects, mites, and wilt, blight, HEAT. The plants have also stopped setting fruit due to the heat of summer. However, as autumn approaches and along with it comes a fresh new start in the vegetable garden. Did you know that you can rejuvenate tomatoes for fall? New tomato transplants are often difficult to find in July and August but why go shopping when you can simply revive your old tomatoes for an encore? There are two basic ways to do this. Rejuvenate and Revive Tired Tomatoes The first method is to cut back the old plants; force them to re-sprout coercing them to re-grow a new set of…
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