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March 2016 Blog Posts (7)

How to care about Plants

Pick the pots.

Make sure there are one or more gaps in the base of your compartment to permit water to stream out unreservedly. Lacking waste can make roots suffocate, and the plant to pass on rashly.

Just about anything can be utilized as a compartment for plants, so what sort of pot you pick relies on your style inclination and spending plan. On the off chance that you lean toward lightweight compartments, which are anything but difficult to move around and can…

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Added by Rai Mirrow on March 22, 2016 at 4:56am — No Comments

Protecting Your Transplants

A broccoli plant protected by a milk carton.

If you have ever transplanted young plants into your garden, you know all of the challenges of keeping those plants alive so they can develop into hardy, mature vegetable plants. Over the years I have tried several ways of protecting the young plants, but the best method I've found so far is to simply place a milk carton around the plant. This was something…

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Added by Matthew Riland on March 15, 2016 at 7:03pm — No Comments

Young & Green: The Best Cooking Duo... Ethan & Joseph!

You’re reading Young & Green, the group blog written by participants of GrowNYC’s Youthmarket. This network of urban farm stands is operated by neighborhood youth, supplied by local farmers, and supplies communities throughout NYC with fresh fruits and…

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Added by HOMEGROWN.org on March 15, 2016 at 11:32am — No Comments

Amazing Ideas For a Happy Kitchen

For many people, the kitchen is one of the main rooms of the house. A pleasant, very much improved kitchen can essentially add to the value of a home in a way that no other room can except bathroom. There's a justifiable reason behind this; it's one of the rooms that gets the most consideration, which you invest the most time in, and which has the greatest effect on the character of the house in general. Hence, it can be well worth rearranging for a kitchen and, by augmentation, a cheerful…

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Added by Shubhi Gupta on March 7, 2016 at 6:13am — No Comments

Fun and Easy-To-Clean: Fuller Brush Fiesta Red Spin Mop

Mopping is a tough and dirty job. Whether it’s the stained grout, the water spots on the tiles, the scent of coffee in your mop, or the endless amount of dirt, dust and dreck accumulating in the corners and by the doorways, keeping a clean floor requires effort, dedication, and time. Most importantly, though, it requires the right tools. …

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Added by Sania baker on March 7, 2016 at 5:27am — No Comments

Young & Green: Advice from Amaya

You’re reading Young & Green, the group blog written by participants of GrowNYC’s Youthmarket. This network of urban farm stands is operated by neighborhood youth, supplied by local farmers, and supplies communities throughout…

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Added by HOMEGROWN.org on March 4, 2016 at 12:33pm — No Comments

Grumblings and updatings

Am going to have a much reduced growing area this year, and everything but garlic and raspberries will be in pots or raised beds (made of old friges, bathtubs, etc.) in part because Dad said so and mostly because I was not the world's best gardener even before my entirely too recent heart attack. I'd just got my new chicks, too! Lost one while I was in the hospital. The rest are being happily noisy since midnight is snack time. And I have 2 little ducks this year too. The city sent out a poll… Continue

Added by Jana Franzen on March 3, 2016 at 2:03am — No Comments

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