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2014-06-02 23:00:53

A compassionate gardening company that specializes in providing nutrient-enriched soil for cultivation has recently started a marketing partnership with marijuana powerhouse the Medical Cannabis Network. As the nation's finest potting soil distributor, Ideal420Soil hopes to provide this alternative industry with a high-quality product. (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Ideal 420 Soil is a wholly compassionate entity, specializing in soil science that has been custom-developed with caregivers and...

2014-05-15 23:15:08

Pots of annuals make a stunning addition to a patio or landscape. Norway Gardens has great tips for planting pots of blooming annuals that will stay lovely all summer. Monticello Indiana (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Customers at Norway Gardens are seeing many new varieties of vegetative annuals grown in the greenhouses there. Each summer Norway Gardens growers go to Michigan to visit several of the wholesale growers that breed these new garden stars. They choose from their trip their favorite...

2014-03-19 23:33:30

Discover the secret to spring gardening success with growing mixes from PRO-MIX. (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 All great gardeners share one secret to success: soil. They know the most important step to a beautiful garden is filling beds and containers with the best soil. They understand that high-quality and nutritious soil doesn’t just happen, but like a great recipe, is created by understanding soil type, structure and drainage. They know rich soil is crafted by mixing beneficial...

2014-02-14 23:25:36

Say “I Love You” with just the right plant for your sweetheart. Miami, Fl (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Flowering plants provide a breath of fresh air on Valentine's Day, which happens to be in the dead of winter. While a dozen red roses is the standard floral gift to say “I Love You,” there are other options that keep the show going on longer. “Cut flowers are certainly beautiful, but they only last so long," says Costa Farms’ garden expert Justin Hancock. “When you...

2012-03-27 23:00:27

Gardening expert Melinda Myers shares tips on successfully growing edibles while incorporating them throughout the landscape. Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) March 27, 2012 Nothing beats the flavor of a fresh-from-the-garden tomato; warmed by the sun, plucked right from the plant and eaten in the garden. “And the good news is gardeners don´t need much space to grow their own edibles,” explains gardening expert, TV/radio host & author Melinda Myers. “Many gardeners have and...

2011-02-26 00:00:02

In the past year EcoScraps has grown from a parking lot, to an abandoned shed to the manufacturing plants they currently run in Utah and Arizona. Their organic soil is now sold in Oregon, Utah, Arizona and Colorado. They have plans to expand in the near future. Provo, UT (PRWEB) February 24, 2011 EcoScraps, an organic soil manufacturer, launched their company in 2010 to improve the environment by collecting produce waste and processing it into organic soil. "This is my own way of making a...

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2009-09-06 07:24:58

Peat, or semi-decayed vegetation matter, has been used by commercial growers and amateur gardeners since the middle of the 20th century. Peat is added to potting soil to help retain moisture and provide additional nutrients. As the demand for peat grew, acres of peat bogs were being drained and destroyed. Now, concerns about the environmental impact of extracting peat from wetlands are mounting. And as peat supplies are reduced, the cost naturally increases. Diminishing supplies and...

2008-10-03 06:00:11

Consumers have embraced the green lifestyle -- not as a fad, but as a new way of life for their entire family. According to a recent Harris poll on green living, supported by the Nature Conservancy, 53 percent of consumers have taken steps to green their lives. They are bringing their own bags to grocery stores, buying more organic products and planting vegetable gardens all in the name of "going green." Another popular technique is creating a compost pile right in their backyard. A compost...

2008-09-27 03:00:28

By Collins, Kris Kris Collins takes a look at some of the latest products and services on show at this year's Four Oaks A host of regular Four Oaks exhibitors and first timers will be using the show as the launchpad for the latest product and service introductions and revamps. Manufacturers, plant breeders, suppliers and service providers all see the Four Oaks exhibition as an entry point to supplying the industry and linking up with customers. The show is ideal for exhibitors to display...

2008-09-12 21:00:15

By Buzz Bertolero Q: What is the difference between compost, soil conditioner or amendments and topsoil? This gets very confusing since there are so many different varieties and brands. Is one better than another? A: Yes, it is easy to get confused. They're often referred to interchangeably. Soil amendments and conditioners are divided into two types -- organic and non-organic. Organic soil amendments/conditioners include peat moss, wood products, animal manures, compost and other...


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