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Green Acres


March 7, 2018

Notes from Master Gardener Class in Fort Benton

A special thanks to Mariel Stone (Level 3 Master Gardener) for her help and expertise during our master gardener trainings.

The Master Gardener class (Level 1) began in Fort Benton on February 22. In the past few weeks we have covered soils, plant biology, and vegetable production. Notes from the class are below.

• Do not work soil when it is wet. If the soil sticks to the shovel, wait a few more days.

• The number one thing that kills our plants is TLC. Don’t over fertilize, don’t over trim, don’t over water.

• A sandy loam...

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