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Sustainability

Top Greenhouse Care and Maintenance Tips

Top Greenhouse Care and Maintenance Tips

Nov 15th 2022

For home gardeners as well as commercial farmers, greenhouses offer many benefits. By controlling the climate, they can extend the growing season, allowing earlier planting, later harvesting and more crops. Greenhouses can help protect plants from insects, diseases and pests like deer, rabbits and …
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Step-by-Step Guide for Making Compost

Step-by-Step Guide for Making Compost

Oct 13th 2020

They say nothing in life is free. But making your own compost comes close. And this nearly-free stuff gives you numerous benefits. It provides a simple and inexpensive way to help your vegetable or flower gardens thrive. In addition, it is an eco-friendly way to dispose of your yard debris and kitch …
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How to Install a Pond Liner

How to Install a Pond Liner

Mar 9th 2020

Installing a pond liner can be a straightforward task that can be done efficiently if a few important steps are followed. First consider the two types of high-quality liners: For a large agricultural or recreational pond a reinforced polyethylene liner will offer flexibility, puncture resistance, te …
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Top 7 Tips for How to Start Composting

Top 7 Tips for How to Start Composting

Dec 10th 2019

Fall and winter are excellent seasons for starting the exciting process of making compost. Making your own garden soil is the best way to take responsibility for providing the highest-quality organic growing medium. In the simplest terms, composting is an easy and affordable way to turn trash …
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Beneficial Insects: Their Role in our Garden

Beneficial Insects: Their Role in our Garden

Jul 22nd 2019

Without beneficial insects and their ability to aid in plant pollination, 90 percent of all flowering plant species might disappear. Thirty percent of all plants in the world would not exist if it weren’t for pollinators. Your vegetable garden wouldn’t be as productive. We all need to do what we can …
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The Bees Need Our Help

The Bees Need Our Help

Nov 15th 2016

For every three bites of food you take, one was pollinated by honey bees. Last winter, beekeepers reported losing over 40% of their hives. Bees are more than just the “canaries in the coal mine”, warning us of a frightening threat to our food. Bees are a critical link to the future of our food produ …
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The  World’s Pure Food Fair

The World’s Pure Food Fair

Sep 5th 2016

Dripworks is a proud sponsor of the 6th annual “World’s Fair” of the heirloom seed industry. The Heirloom Expo is taking place at the Santa Rosa Fairgrounds in northern California Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday September 6th, 7th, and 8th. You’ll be able to walk the aisles …
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