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    Soil Loves Compost – Especially in the Southwest

    The title is a bit misleading. It’s not the soil that loves the compost – it’s all the plants that grow in the soil! And not just plants! There are countless life forms – mostly microscopic – that live in the soil and further help plants.  They love compost too. Why? What’s so special about compost? Compost is part of…

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    Compost in the Southwest

      International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW) is the first full week of May every year. To help you get started, here are tips for composting in the Southwest. We will also have a giveaway for a Mantis countertop compost container later in the week – stay tuned for details!

  • Spring Is Irrigation Tune-up Time

    An irrigation system can take the headache out of watering, but needs an annual tune-up. Photo courtesy of DripWorks. *This blog post contains an affiliate link. If you click through and make a purchase, we may receive a commission (at no additional cost to you). Thanks for your support in this way. Your landscape is a major investment, adding up…