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Thank God for Rain (and Garlic) at Traces Organic Garden

Thank God for Rain (and Garlic) at Traces Organic Garden

It’s finally cooled off. And it’s raining on and off here at Traces Organic Garden. It’s a nice respite from the brutal heat of previous weeks. High temps put a crimp on plant development so we appreciate the break. Thank God for garlic too. Siberian, Music and other varieties of delicious garlic have been pulled from the ground. We are allowing them to harden and rest now so they will be ready for you to buy … Read entire article »

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A Reminder from Traces Organic Garden: Irrigation

A Reminder from Traces Organic Garden: Irrigation

It’s getting hot out there. So it is important to water your plants now. But in a smart way. A few smart ways follow: Avoid the habit of watering everyday for short periods. Your plants will do better with a deep soak every other day. If you can, irrigate with a soaker hose below ground rather than spraying water from above. You will lose far less water to evaporation Consider investing in a drip irrigation system with a … Read entire article »

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It’s Irrigation Day Again

It’s Irrigation Day Again

So of course it is also raining here at Traces Organic Garden. And we can use it. So we count our blessings. With all the recent heat, we will take all the water we can. This week our heirloom tomatoes continue to fruit. We are looking forward to picking them and having them available for you later this week. … Read entire article »

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It’s Hot Outside

It’s Hot Outside

With temperatures hitting over one hundred degrees these last few days, it’s important to remember to water wisely. Deep watering in the cooler early mornings or evenings will be beneficial to both your plants and your water bill. Deep watering helps your plants grow strong, deeper root systems … Read entire article »

Filed under: Gardening Tips, Irrigation

Watering This Week

Watering This Week

Mondays are irrigation days at Traces Organic Garden. The wind is blowing with a hot edge. Rose petals surrender to the breeze and fall. With the temperature around here about to hit one hundred degrees, we’re glad we have the water. Watering wisely is a key to a healthy, productive garden. Even drought tolerant plants need water when they are establishing themselves. Be judicious in your watering and enjoy the greenery. … Read entire article »

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