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Why use organic , Gardens: They are Fragrant, Breathtaking— the Perfect Idea for More Outdoor Decor fertilizers? To begin answering this question, a brief description of healthy , The Care of Cattleya Orchids soil is necessary. A healthy , Creating Cutting Gardens soil is a teaming environment , Outdoor Lighting Fixtures Increase Safety and Decrease Expense of microorganisms. These tiny creatures decompose organic , A Few Simple Facts About Purple Martins material so that it becomes usable food , Maintaining Your Landscaped Yard for plants. , National Home Gardening Club Organic , Tillandsia "Airplants" - Don't Plant These Plants! fertilizers feed these microorganisms as well as plants, , Blower Fans thus creating an active biological community in the soil. , Lanscaping - Planning Your Next Project This is the way nature , Growing Great Asparagus intended soil , The Most Popular Flower Fragrances to be and results in healthy, , National Home Gardening Club vigorous plants. , Blower Fans

Chemical fertilizers contain the necessary food , Caring for Your Garden Furniture for plants, , Ceiling Patio Heaters but does not interact with the soil , Why are Adirondack Chairs & Adirondack Furniture a Cottage Favorite? community; it is not available for food , Composting - aka: The Circle of Life! for very long. Watering and rain quickly wash chemical fertilizers out of the soil; this is a waste of your money and creates more pollution , Landscaping Tips: What Mulch to Use for Trees for our streams, rivers and eventually the Chesapeake Bay. Not only do chemical fertilizers not interact with the soil, , Bare Root Roses, What To Look For When Buying in heavy doses, they kill soil , Growing Great Asparagus microorganisms. This results in more work for the gardener because poor soil , Balcony, Patio, and Courtyard Gardening must be worked more often.

To grow , How To Waterproof a Canvas beautiful flowers , US Flags and great-tasting vegetables, , Garden Etiquette - How To Act When In Another's Garden the gardener must first think about the soil. , The Most Popular Flower Fragrances Strict attention to soil , Landscaping Tips: What Mulch to Use for Trees preparation leads to less work and superior plants , Reasons to Garden Organically down the road. Addition of decomposed leaves, manure, and/or peat humus will provide food , A Few Simple Facts About Purple Martins for the soil's microorganisms which will, in turn, release food , Garden Etiquette - How To Act When In Another's Garden slowly to the plants , Six Good Reasons For Going Organic growing in it. Slow release is the key principle to the success of organic , Fuchsia procumbens fertilizers.

Only a portion of the nutrients in an application of organic , Need Landscape Design Help? This is The Time to Plan for Spring fertilizer are readily available to plants. , Butterfly Bush (Buddleia) 'White Ball' The remaining portion must be slowly digested by the soil , Butterfly Bush (Buddleia) 'White Ball' over time, resulting in a slow, steady release of nutrients to plants. , Bare Root Roses, What To Look For When Buying As these nutrients are "tied up" by the soil , Composting - aka: The Circle of Life! community, they are not easily washed away by water. , Landscaping - Put A Pond in Your Back Yard

For the average home , Water Pond Designs gardener, organic gardening , Grow Some Interesting Plants You Won't Find At Your Local Greenhouse may sound like a complex, time-consuming process, but it does not have to be. Follow two simple steps: add plenty of organic , Caring for Your Garden Furniture material to your soil , Need Landscape Design Help? This is The Time to Plan for Spring and be selective when buying fertilizer. Adding organic , Lanscaping - Planning Your Next Project material (humus) is the step which requires a little extra effort, but will reward you with wonderful dividends. Once your soil , Blower Fans is well-prepared, the next year's chores will be a lot easier. You will also find yourself , Bare Root Roses, What To Look For When Buying weeding and watering your garden , Worm Composting Bin less. So, the next time you decide to feed your plants, , Garden Etiquette - How To Act When In Another's Garden rethink your plan, , Outdoor Lighting Fixtures Increase Safety and Decrease Expense feed your soil , Composting - aka: The Circle of Life! and let it feed your plants. , Growing Great Asparagus
In 1985, Briscoe White , Ceiling Patio Heaters opened The Growers Exchange in an abandoned Texaco station on a busy urban street corner in Richmond, Virginia. The facility has grown over the years, and is now 5 distinct growing environments , Six Good Reasons For Going Organic with 5 acres under cover. Briscoe has over 25 years of gardening , Fuchsia procumbens experience. For further information , February Plants are Going to Pot on flower gardening , Growing Great Asparagus products or gardening , Blower Fans tips please contact Briscoe White , Gardens: They are Fragrant, Breathtaking— the Perfect Idea for More Outdoor Decor at bwhite@thegrowersexchange.com.

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