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hemp hanging to dry

Update on the Final Rule for Hemp

3/8/2021 – Today the USDA announced they have completed their review and are moving forward with the Final Rule …

Weeds

Lawn Weed Control

A close look in areas where I have seen crabgrass (Digitaria sanguinalis) in the past couple of years reveals …

Garden seedlings

Start Your Vegetable Garden

February is a good month to get started in the vegetable garden. If you love fresh garden peas, not …

Pruning trees and shrubs

Pruning in February

February is usually a great month to get out and prune trees and shrubs. A good rule of thumb …

Pennywort by white fence

Winter Weeds and Germination

The winter weeds have been growing fast and it will soon be time for crabgrass seeds to germinate. Spraying …

Gardenia and Shrubs

Planting Hedges With Diversity

While trees and shrubs don’t get replaced every year like vegetables, planting with diversity in mind adds variety to …

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