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Home & Garden Briefs

“The Do, Do, Do’s, and the Do, Do Don’ts of the Soil Fertility” will be featured 11 a.m.-2 p.m. today at, Full Circle Compost, 3190 Highway 395, Minden.

The workshop teaches:

• How to jump start your garden accurately, for an incredible growing season.

• The Full Circle approach to Whole Foods Compost.

• The Love Apple Story, How to grow 103 pounds of tomatoes on a single plant.

• Expanding your growing season with hoop houses, hot caps and Walls o’ Water.

Space is limited, so call 775-267-5305 to reserve a seat.

The free seminar, Let’s Get a Jump On Spring will be at 10 a.m. today at the Greenhouse Garden Center.

Owner David Ruf will cover topics including how and when to fertilize, the benefits of using organics, and how to prevent weeds and bugs in your yard and garden this summer by taking measures now.

Weather permitting this seminar will be held outdoors so a jacket may be desired. Call 882-8600 for more information.

Don’t attempt to free shrubs under snow, and when it melts avoid working in beds and lawns that are saturated. A gardener’s feet can compact and ruin the structure of soils that are waterlogged. If you must work in a wet bed, use a plank to spread your weight.

– The Washington Post