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How to 'Go Green' in the Garden

Going green in the garden takes on a whole new meaning with these eco-friendly tips and ideas.

Excerpted from Simple Steps: Vegetable Gardening

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Chop Woody Material Before Adding to Compost Pile
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Proper Preparation

Chop up woody material before adding to the compost pile. This includes brush, hedge clippings, tree prunings, fallen leaves, cardboard and newspaper. Shredding and chopping the material is essential for the components to properly break down.



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