Fertilizer vs Compost

What is fertilizer? Fertilizers add nutrients to the plants to help them grow strong and healthy.  These nutrient are Potassium, Phosphate, and Nitrogen.  As a plant grows it absorbs these nutrients from the soil.  You can add fertilizer before or after planting. How does it differ from Compost? Compost creates a better growing environment for […]

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Attracting Pollinators to Your Garden

Some fruit trees such as certain types of apple trees are not self fertile.  This means that they need to be pollinated in order to grow fruit. Pollination is the process of moving pollen from one flower to another by pollinating animals such as bees, ladybugs, beetles, moths, and hummingbirds.  Bees are very important pollinators […]

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