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Pellet Grilling

Pellet Grilling Isn’t a Fad, It’s the Future — Here’s Why JUNE 26, 2019 HOME By WILL PRICE Photo by CHANDLER BONDURANT It used to be that pellet grilling was for nerds. Invented in the ’80s by a guy who owned a heating company in Oregon, … Continue reading

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Gardening Tips for the Spring

The best time-saving measure a gardener can take is applying mulch. This goes for everywhere from vegetable gardens to flower beds. Mulched gardens grow healthier, have fewer weeds, and resist drought than unmulched ones. Done properly, it’ll allow you to spend less time … Continue reading

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How to Mulch Trees?

Bark Mulching Conserves Water!! One of the best ways to conserve water in the garden  in the New England Climate (and other climates) is through the use of bark mulch. Bark Mulch is a layer of organic or inorganic material … Continue reading

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Advantages of Wood Pellets

WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF USING PELLET FUEL? Wood pellets are: Efficient | Wood pellets are an efficient source of heat because they contain very low levels of moisture and ash, when compared to woodchips or cordwood. Virtually all of … Continue reading

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Glossary of Terms related to Wood Pellets

Glossary of Terms Related to Wood Pellets If you’ve wondered what some of the terms associated with wood pellets mean, this guide offers handy explanations. Ash content: The amount of ash produced during combustion relative to the amount of fuel … Continue reading

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Interview on NECN

Spring is less than a week away but the weather definitely doesn’t feel that way! Check out Jeff talking about Wood Pellets! Click the link below to watch the interview! Interview on NECN

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How to Achieve Optimum Mulch Depth in your Garden Bed

Spreading bark mulch is a good gardening habit because it inhibits weed growth, holds moisture in the soil, moderates the soils temperature, and in cold winters it protects plant roots, but too much or too little could have negative effects. … Continue reading

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Practical tips to keep cats from using your bark mulch as a litter box

The concern over how to deter cats from using your beautifully mulched garden as a litter box is quite understandable and has nothing to do with whether you actually like cats or for that matter whether the cat is yours … Continue reading

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Using mulch in your vegetable garden

The benefits of mulch aren’t limited to blocking weeds and retaining heat and moisture. A 2011 report (1) from Texas A&M University report mulching a vegetable garden can allow one to grow 50% more vegetables. The rows can be spaced … Continue reading

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How to kill a tree with mulch

  Mulching does a lot of great things for trees, gardens and landscapes in general. It retains moisture, blocks the growth of weeds, controls erosion and keeps soil temperatures stable. However, there can be too much of a good thing … Continue reading

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