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September 2014

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Harvest Green Tomatoes

Harvest mature green tomatoes (those with a pinkish-yellow tinge on the blossom end) before frost. Wash the skin with a 1% bleach solution, rinse with water, dry and place in a 60F to 70F room, not touching each other.

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Build a Compost Pile

Late summer and fall are great times to start a compost pile, as fall leaves and garden clippings give you plenty of material to work with. Homemade compost will provide you with "black gold" that will lighten…
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Gardener to Gardener

Adding compost is one of the best ways to build healthy soil, the foundation of a thriving garden. Fall is a great time to start a compost pile using the organic matter that's so abundant at this time of the year, from garden trimmings to grass clippings to autumn leaves. No matter where you garden, find out how you can make your own "black gold" to enrich your soil.
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