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Sifting Compost - Is It Necessary?

Sifting Compost - Is It Necessary?

I sift some of my compost to use in containers or seed-starting mixtures, but there is also a good reason NOT to sift compost...

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Essential Fruit Tree Pruning Tips

Essential Fruit Tree Pruning Tips

The best time to prune fruit trees and shrubs is just before they emerge from winter dormancy, so pruning is a top gardening task for early spring. In addition to a few basic pruning tools, you will need a fundamental understanding of how trees heal before you start cutting...

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