Soils & Composting News Archive

December, 2012

  • Recycle your fresh Christmas tree and protect against deer browse

    December 26, 2012 | Rebecca Finneran | Take advantage of this smart use of your old Christmas tree. Protect your garden plants from deer feeding by placing cut boughs from your recycled tree in a tee-pee fashion around plants.

  • Have a “fire-wise” Christmas

    December 21, 2012 | Beth Clawson | Explore tips and suggestions from Firewise educators to protect your home, family and community from fires started by holiday lights and decorations.

  • Soil test before you plant blueberries

    December 17, 2012 | Mark Longstroth | A simple soil test reveals whether blueberries will struggle or thrive in a new site.