BONNIE’S GARDEN – About Cover Crops

Crimson clover is one of many options for cover crops that you can use

Besides getting rid of summer debris, one thing we can do to really improve next spring’s garden is to consider planting a cover crop. Cover crops are sometimes called green manure. They do important things—like help to replenish the soil, keep weeds down over the winter, prevent erosion and many varieties even bloom in early … Read more

BONNIE’S GARDEN – Sustainable Gardening

Sustainable gardening is key to a better environment

One of the phrases we hear a lot is “sustainable” gardening. So what is sustainable gardening exactly? My definition is to leave my environment in the same or in better shape than it already was—and to try to use as few products as possible to keep it that way. How to Apply to Your Yard … Read more

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