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Are pet ashes useful in my garden?

Is it acceptable to dispose of cremated pet remains in one's garden and, if so, what factors does the homeowner need to consider (soil pH factor or some such, for example). My garden space is fairly small.

By Sara Running | Featured Question

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Will banana slugs munch my plants?

Are banana slugs harmful to my flower or vegetable garden? I remember learning that they are beneficial but I would like to clarify. The internet is giving me very mixed answers.

By Rory Mc Donnell, | Featured Question

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Six stellar shrubs to brighten the winter garden

Feb 1, 2019
Winter doesn't have to be dark and dreary in the garden if you use plants that bloom in winter.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

A look back on a year of gardening stories

Jan 12, 2019
A story about yellowjackets topped the most-popular list.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

Pick up the pruners and head for the blueberries

Jan 18, 2019
Annual, moderate pruning of blueberry bushes results in bushes with the fewest canes, but with the greatest yields and largest berries.

By Kym Pokorny | News Story

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Are pet ashes useful in my garden?

Is it acceptable to dispose of cremated pet remains in one's garden and, if so, what factors does the homeowner need to consider (soil pH factor or some such, for example). My garden space is fairly small.

By Sara Running | Featured Question