Category Archives: Garden Myth Busters!
THE MYTH: Always fertilize your lawn in the spring.
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THE MYTH: Vinegar is an effective way to kill weeds.
THE REALITY: Household vinegar has long been heralded for its many uses around the home and garden, but is it actually an effective weed control method? Continue reading
THE MYTH: Adding eggshells to a tomato plant’s planting hole prevents blossom end rot.
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Based on an intern project by Rachel Vecchio, Certified Master Gardener THE MYTH: Till vegetable gardens every year. THE REALITY: For hundreds of years, an annual rite of spring has been to till the garden to get it ready for … Continue reading
By Rachel Vecchio, Master Gardener 2016 Intern and Libby Good, Certified Master Gardener THE MYTH: The best way to disinfect pruning tools is to use a bleach solution. THE REALITY: A common and much-debated garden myth is that a chlorine … Continue reading