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Real Estate - January 4, 2013

Garden Tips

Time to plan, prune and clean up garden beds

by Jack McKinnon

I'm still cold, wet and bare in the garden. Well, not completely bare; I wear my swim trunks. I found that if I wear Teva sandals and swim trunks along with my Gore-Tex jacket then I don't get my pants and boots soaked. It's a little chilly from the waist down but sure is easier to dry out when I go in.

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Posted by Julia Carlson, a resident of Evergreen Park
on Apr 23, 2014 at 7:08 pm

My mom always taught me to pull weeds early. Every morning of my summers growing up was spent in the garden pulling weeds. Pulling them when they're small is easy. Big ones are tough.
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