Category: Ken Morgan

Let heat, humidity dictate water usage

Understanding how heat and humidity affect your perennials helps you to water correctly. If nature does not provide water then your plants are counting on you to do it. The hotter and drier the air, and the windier the weather,...

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‘Mow it high and let it lie’

To thrive in summer, lawns need water every week. When you water, imitate a slow, soaking rain. This allows the water to penetrate deep and the roots will grow down, away from the heat and drought at the surface. When you water,...

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Maintain the beauty you’ve created

The calendar may not say so, but many other signs show summer is in full swing. If you were successful in getting all the plants planted that you wanted and beds in shape around your home and property, now begins the time to go...

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Start growing your summer food

Try growing some of your own food this summer. Enjoy delicious produce, save money, and reduce climate-warming gas emissions associated with long-distance transportation and packaging of store-bought foods. Most vegetables and...

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