Clay Soil

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Name: Clay Soil
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Excessive rain poses threat to annual potato harvest

FREMONT/MADISON COUNTY ― Heavy precipitation in Eastern Idaho during August and September has left some farmers cautiously optimistic about this season's potato harvest.Cade Crapo of Fremont County said he isn't too concerned―yet.“We've got a good start,” ... [Published Rexburg Standard Journal - Sep 30 2014]
Entities: farmer, Threat, Drainage
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

Drab to fab: Week 4

Move in with the mulch!It’s time to dig over your beds and add a generous layer of compost. Mulch enriches the soil and helps prevent evaporation – essential in any water hungry garden. Don’t dig in the mulch; it’s a top layer. Enrich your soil with compost ... [Published DailyFix - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Planting a tree

From tall fescue care to bulb planting to pansy installation to vegetable garden cleanup, there is much to do in the garden this time of year. But one of the most satisfying things you can do is to plant a new tree or shrub.Sometimes when I talk to older ... [Published Henderson Dispatch - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Fall chores

Fall is finally here! The days are getting shorter, the air crisper. It’s a time for sweatshirts, hot apple cider, football games, and of course, preparation for the winter ahead. I found some information this week on two subjects of yard work that can ... [Published Great Bend Tribune - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Diamond Bar home a model of sustainable living

What started as a vegetable patch and some fruit trees in Rishi Kumar’s backyard is today a model of sustainable living that he calls The Growing Home.In fact, it is how the 25-year-old Diamond Bar resident makes his living. His home-based business teaches ... [Published SGV Tribune - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

A checklist for a safe and stable home

When you want to buy a home, you probably do all the due diligence necessary to avoid legal hassles. But do you give a thought to other checks, such as structural stability and safety? Structural stability may bring up images of a building collapse in ... [Published Hindu Business Line - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Being prepared for gardening in Denver

A lack of preparation can make for a frustrating Denver gardening day. Why not follow the boy scout motto more closely when gardening? Be prepared! Prepare the soil for sure. You can't expect anything to pop up without the right nutrients in the soil. ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Jobs in the garden during October

September is still giving us a final blast of summer, but once you head into October, it really does start to feel like autumn.But it is such a beautiful time of year, as the leaves on the trees change to all kinds of autumnal hues. Of course it also ... [Published Silver Surfers - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

GARDENING: The diminishing returns of tulips

IT’S a story of diminishing returns with big, blousy tulips – magnificent first year, the display getting steadily worse with each passing season.Some people treat tulips like annuals and replant every autumn - easy (but costly) if you grow them in p ... [Published Sunderland Echo - Sep 26 2014]
Entities: Clay Soil, COMPOST
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Desert Gardener: Time to amend the soil

Fall gardening will soon be here, and now is the time to amend the soil in your vegetable garden.Depending upon where you live in Yuma, your soil is either heavy clay or sand. Both need to be amended before planting. Sandy soil allows water and nutrients ... [Published Yuma Sun - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Fall in Georgia: The best time to plant trees and shrubs

ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Fall is the best time of year in Georgia to plant shrubs and trees. The clay soil is much easier to work, and most shrubs and trees will do better when they have the opportunity to get established over the winter. It also helps to know ... [Published NorthFulton.com - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Clay soil no reason for garden despair

Photo by Gregor Richardson.When you move to a new property, as a gardener, one thingthat is often on your mind is, ''What is the soil like?''.One way is to look at existing plants to see what is thereand how well they are growing.Most people fear finding ... [Published Otago Daily Times - Sep 11 2014]

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"The less water, the higher the pH and the more alkaline your soil becomes," she said. "The more water, the lower the pH. Organic matter helps stabilize pH and keep it in the right zone, the neutral zone (in the middle of the pH scale). If the pH is too high or too low, plants can't use all the nutrients (available in the soil). ... Organic matter stabilizes the pH and holds it there."
Rosemary Miller, president, was also the speaker. She showed a CD titled "The Indiana Lions for the Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired." The school teaches not only the three R's, but also Braille and job skills. The school sits on 60 acres and has many buildings...
Pollinator friendly: Eschscholzia californica "Apricot Chiffon’ and Penstemon heterophyllus 'Blue Springs’"
"It feels like a long time and a short time both," Harper said. "It's like the blink of an eye that lasted 10 years."

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Excessive rain poses threat to annual potato ha... [Published Rexburg Standard Journal - Sep 30 2014]
Drab to fab: Week 4 [Published DailyFix - Sep 29 2014]
Seeds: Brothers and sisters, it is time to save... [Published KansasCity.com - Sep 29 2014]
Planting a tree [Published Henderson Dispatch - Sep 29 2014]
Fall chores [Published Great Bend Tribune - Sep 29 2014]
Diamond Bar home a model of sustainable living [Published SGV Tribune - Sep 28 2014]
A checklist for a safe and stable home [Published Hindu Business Line - Sep 28 2014]
Gardening Guru: The non-prescription problem so... [Published The Sou Wester - Sep 28 2014]
Killer wasp seldom stings people [Published Indianapolis Star - Sep 27 2014]
Kisarawe villages off limits as TANROADS put of... [Published IPP Media - Sep 27 2014]
Garlic adds zing to your fall bulb formula [Published Toronto Star Online - Sep 26 2014]
Being prepared for gardening in Denver [Published Examiner.com - Sep 26 2014]
Jobs in the garden during October [Published Silver Surfers - Sep 26 2014]
GARDENING: The diminishing returns of tulips [Published Sunderland Echo - Sep 26 2014]
Monarchs and milkweeds [Published Hanford Sentinel - Sep 26 2014]
Heaths and heathers: A monet landscape in your ... [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Sep 26 2014]
If this happens Eric Ebron Jersey [Published Student Village - Sep 26 2014]
Desert Gardener: Time to amend the soil [Published Yuma Sun - Sep 26 2014]
Brentsville supervisor candidates disagree on m... [Published Inside Nova - Sep 25 2014]
Service clubs learn of Pumpkinvine benefits, li... [Published Elkhart Truth - Sep 25 2014]
Fall in Georgia: The best time to plant trees a... [Published NorthFulton.com - Sep 24 2014]
Saudi engineer invents water conservation techn... [Published Arab News - Sep 24 2014]
Unearthing Annie’s Annuals and Perennials roots... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Sep 23 2014]
Take care of Texas this Fall by managing your l... [Published Pasadena Citizen - Sep 23 2014]
Beautification close to home [Published Daily Independent - Sep 21 2014]
Santa Clara seeks funding to mitigate landslide [Published St. George Spectrum - Sep 21 2014]
Seeds: Brothers and sisters, it is time to save... [Published Sacramento Bee - Sep 20 2014]
Weather Calls The Shots For Holbrook Street Work [Published Az Journal - Sep 20 2014]
6 months later, Oso still remembers amid healing [Published Arlington Times - Sep 19 2014]
New life breathed into old house [Published Gothenburg Times.com - Sep 18 2014]
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Encounters with Jerry Olsen [Published The Nuclear Green Revolution - Aug 14 2014]
This is a reposting of a 2010 post.  I kinw Jerry Olsen during my involvement withn the ORNL-NSF Environmental Studies Program in 1970-71.  My most important memory of Jerry from that time, was of his briefing to Environmental Study researchers on CO2 ...
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Talk about sticker shock! When Glendora, Calif., realtor Marty Rodriguez and her neighbor inquired about replacing their 30-year-old septic tanks and connecting their ranch-style homes to the city sewer system, they got an estimate for $150,000 (or ...
Diesel Dope, Monster Trucks, and Snotty Dispens... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - May 13 2014]
Editor's note: After our story " The Landscape-Scarring, Energy-Sucking, Wildlife-Killing Reality of Pot Farming " appeared in the magazine, we heard from a reader who called himself Ancient Mariner. He explained that he was one of the old hippies who ...
Boise Homes: Why Gutters Matter [Published Boise Real Estate Blog - Feb 24 2014]
In my post last Friday, I described how one of my transactions failed last week due to water in the home’s crawlspace. I had anticipated a possible crawlspace water problem when I initially showed the home to my buyers after noticing a substantial ...
Boise Homes with Crawlspace Water [Published Boise Real Estate Blog - Feb 21 2014]
My experiences of the past couple of weeks have reminded me about the combination of wet weather and crawlspace moisture in the Boise real estate market. I’m working with a terrific buyer who’s pre-approved, knowledgeable, reasonable, and simply wants ...
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