Month: August 2016

Help! My branches are breaking- OR How Many Ladders Do I Need to Hold Up My Fruit Trees?

Help! My branches are breaking- OR How Many Ladders Do I Need to Hold Up My Fruit Trees?

Home orchards are a lot of work- trees need pruning, thinning and a watchful eye for pests and diseases. But if there is one job you should NOT neglect on your home orchard, it is thinning and summer pruning.

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Pampered Plants or Plants that Thrive?

Pampered Plants or Plants that Thrive?

After many years of gardening in Idaho I have come to a conclusion about how I will grow my garden. I am tired of pampering plants, I am tired of buying some new beautiful variety to find out in a year or two, they don’t like my soil, or the humidity or the winter snow […]

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Saving Water in the Garden

Saving Water in the Garden

This is a HOT week. Probably every day will be over 100 degrees. Hot weather, drought, expensive water- all reasons to pay attention to how you water your garden. You want to make every drop count. First, you should watch what happens when you are watering. I say this to those people who do not […]

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Too Much Kale OR Kale for Kristmas!

Too Much Kale OR Kale for Kristmas!

KALE!!! So much kale, so little time… I love having a lot of kale, but there is no way it can all be eaten this summer. So, it has to be put up to enjoy for fall and winter and Kale Kristmas. Here are 2 ideas on what to do with all that kale.

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