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Easy irrigation

With all the rain we've had in Wise County these last couple of weeks, irrigation feels like a non-issue to many.  However, last night we had a workshop on irrigating the garden, discussing the merits…

Green manure

At a Gardening 101 workshop on Saturday, one of the topics was green manures, which are an excellent way to smother weeds, build organic matter, recover deeply leached nutrients and contribute to biodiversity in the…

It’s personal

Last night, two Master Gardeners and I conducted a gardening workshop at the Norton Community Center.  As we engaged the eighteen participants in the discussion, what struck me was the array of options available to…