Gardening Texoma: Common sense tips to save money

COMMON SENSE TIPS TO SAVE MONEY

 

 

                   DO’S                                                                    DON’TS

 

 

-          Always cover your plants with a wool or                                       - Never use plastic to cover plants

 

Cotton blend blanket.                                                                             As it radiates/conducts cold.

 

-          Put Xmas lights underneath plants.                                               - Never use incandescent lamps; no

 

                    Indoor fixtures or cord.

 

-          Use outdated milk as a fungicide to stop                                     - Never use too much baking soda as

 

Brown Spot.                                                                                                It is high in salt.

 

-          Rake your leaves and use for compost.                                        - Don’t throw away leaves or burn.

 

-          OK to add shredded paper to compost.                                       - Don’t add shredded paper to Mulch.

 

-          Get a large sealed container (1-2 gallon)                                     - Don’t put meats, human feces,

 

To save potato peelings, egg shells, old                                          petroleum products, or heavy oils

 

Salad greens and mix in with compost                                             in compost piles.

 

Pile when it gets full.

 

-          Use Gas stabilizer in equipment when                                         - Never put fresh gas in engines or fill

 

Cooler weather arrives, start engine and                                       completely with gas to sit through

 

Run through carburetor.                                                                        Cold weather until Spring.

 

 

 

 

TIP OF THE WEEK:  Come to the FALL FESTIVAL  on Saturday, October 4, 2008, from to .

 

Adult Workshops

Children’s Activities

Refreshments

Square Foot Gardening How To’s (In Half the Space, half the water, no weeding)

Dream   Garden 101 for Spring 2009

Nature  Videos

Sherman Community Garden

 

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