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Lesson 6 : NPK Explained!

First Watch : Teachings Of The Garden Sage Lesson 6 What did we learn? NPK is the elemental acronym for Nitrogen, Phosphorous and Potassium.  The numbers on the front of plant fertilizer products are...
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Lesson 4 : How To Fight The Spider Mite

First Watch : Teachings Of The Garden Sage Lesson 4 What did we learn? You've heard 'A good offense is the best defense' and its tried and true.  That's why we would recommend keeping your plants as...
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Lesson 3 : What Are Bloom Enhancers?

First Watch : Teachings Of The Garden Sage Lesson 3 What did we learn? Bloom Enhancing has become somewhat of a buzzword in gardening over these last few years.  As neighbours fight for the nicest yard...
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Lesson 2 : Organic Vs. Synthetic

First watch : Teachings of The Garden Sage Lesson 2 : Organic vs. Synthetic What did we learn? Nutrients aren't the number one factor.  This video, although short, illustrates a pretty important point...
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NO, STOP! Don’t toss your leaves!

So as per usual fall has arrived and your children are out in the yard raking up the leaves while you lounge inside wrapped in a blanket with the latest trending iteration of a hot pumpkin spice beverage. ...
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Lemon Cucumbers

Lemon cucumbers.  This odd plant, although in supermarkets in the states since 1894 remained pretty unknown of until recently.  Amidst this recent North American hipster culture seeking out the underground...
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The Curious Case Of Selenium Part 2

If you haven't already, read part 1 before you continue. To explain it's varying effects one has to know a bit about the selenium assimilation, metabolism, and chemistry within the plant (I promise I’ll...
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The Curious Case Of Selenium Part 1

From wandering cattle to dinner table : Although lovingly named after the Greek goddess of the moon, Selene, this microelement rarely receives much attention.  It's been labelled as a “heavy metal” by...