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From The Ground Up

Bees rely on flowers to supply them with the food they need to survive. Some flowers (e.g. tomatoes) provide only pollen, the main source of protein for bees. Other flowers (e.g. clovers) provide both nectar and pollen, thus providing both protein and carbohydrates. There are hundreds of different...
  What to do Best time to do it Okay time to do it Cut back perennials March, April and November   Start summer vegetable seeds indoors Mid March through mid April   Direct seed spring cover crops All April   Divide perennials 2nd week of April through 3rd week of June End of...
Quick tips Select plants that will thrive in existing soil type, light, and space. Collect and use rainwater to water plants. Water evergreens until the ground freezes. Water in early morning to allow leaves to dry and reduce diseases. Mulch plants to conserve moisture. Use sensors and smart...

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