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Make Your Landscape Sustainable

October 31, 2014

By Joan Allen – Assistant Extension Educator – UConn Home & Garden Center A sustainable landscape incorporates a holistic approach of functionality, environmental stewardship, social responsibility and economic sensibility. These principles are tied together in the design and maintenance of a landscape in order to maintain and preserve natural ecological habitats. Your Landscape Impacts The […]

Soil Testing for Lawns and Gardens

October 29, 2014

By Dawn Pettinelli for UConn Extension   Soil testing is an inexpensive, yet valuable, tool for assessing the fertility of lawn and garden areas. Test results indicate the soil’s pH level, the amounts of available plant nutrients, and the existence of nutrient imbalances, excesses or deficiencies.   WHY SHOULD I HAVE MY SOIL TESTED? Soil […]

Is your garden bursting with fall tomatoes?

October 27, 2014

By: Diane Wright Hirsch, UConn Extension Educator/Food Safety   It has been a great year for growing tomatoes in Connecticut, but the season is rapidly coming to an end with the change to cooler temperatures. As much as we love our delicious vine ripened summer-red tomatoes, it is time for a reality check—summer is over. […]

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