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Avoid early gardening pitfalls
Be careful not to walk on a soggy garden or lawn writes Cornell Cooperative Extension columnist Jolene Wallace.
Worksite CSAs catching on
Community supported agriculture is a great business model for farmers, and when directed at workplaces, it can be a healthy incentive for businesses, Laurie Davis writes.
Moss adds to spring lawn chores
Plant starts growing in the fall when the soil is wet and usually reaches a peak in the early spring, Jolene Wallace writes.
Slowly but surely, spring is creeping in
The past years have been far too fickle to make any kind of prediction about the upcoming growing season, Amy Ivy writes.
Eating better on a budget
At a glance, eating healthy can be costly, but with some planning and comparing healthy eating can be affordable, writes Jordy Kivett, nutrition educator at Cornell Cooperative Extension in Clinton County.
Fungus gnats a nuisance houseplant pest
The tiny insects can be a nuisance year-round, but they commonly become worse in the fall and winter, Jolene Wallace writes.
Maple a North Country treasure
The North Country is fortunate to have an abundance of local sweetener: maple, Laurie Davis writes.
Local food available year-round
North Country winters are certainly not considered the growing season, but local food can still be found, Jordy Kivett writes.
Although smart, crows can be a nuisance
The birds, which are known to adapt rapidly to changing conditions or circumstances, are also blamed for tearing up lawns in search of grubs, Jolene Wallace writes.
Houseplants can scratch that gardening itch
This is an ideal time to prune and divide your houseplants, since the plants will be able to respond by pushing out new growth in response to your efforts, Amy Ivy writes.
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