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How to Dethatch Your Lawn

What is thatch? As defined by Penn State Agriculture and Science. “Thatch is a loose, intermingled organic layer of dead and living shoots, stems, and roots that develops between the zone of green vegetation and the soil surface.”  As you see in the image on the right or on top if you are viewing on…

Edible Landscaping Design

What is Edible Landscaping? Edible landscaping design is the integration of food plants within an ornamental or decorative plants to create a landscape. The same design principles as for ornamental landscapes are used, while substituting edible plants such as lettuces, blueberries, vegetables and fruit trees for some of the otherwise unproductive plant material. Using edibles…