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  Once plants like dahlias have had a brush with frost it’s time to cut them off, dry them out and wrap for winter....

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The term mulch means to cover the surface of soil with a substance or layer that will help to reduce weed growth and help hold in moisture. Some common mulches are: bark, rock, compost, grass, fabric or straw....

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Most irrigation systems have a season adjustment or water budget setting that can be moved up and down depending on weather conditions. Adjust up 5-10% if temperatures are very hot or down 5-10% if very cool. Setting this budget affects...

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Where you have trees you will have ants! Trees have many insects living in them that suck sap. They also excrete sap that is very sweet. The ants feed on these sugary drops and in return protect the insects. So...

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