Green Acres

Rules of Thumb to Help You Prepare for the Gardening Season

Believe it or not, the gardening season will be upon us before we know it. Below are a few gardening facts to help you prepare for the upcoming season.

• Soil tests should be taken in the garden every three years.

• The best time to collect a soil sample is in the spring after soil thaw.

• Fall soil sampling is not recommended because nitrogen in the soil is depleted during the fall and winter seasons.

• 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 plant...

 
 
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