For Better Gardens, Get Your Hands Dirty

The more you know, the better your garden will grow.

For the prettiest garden that seeds can sprout:

* Know your soil. A soil test kit will enable you to make
the most practical planting choices.

* Know your plants. What do they need, and how can
you keep them healthy?

* Know your garden. Visit daily to look for signs of

* Know where to get help. Local colleges, nursery
employees and county cooperative extension offices
can offer expert advice.

Ask questions, to help you give your garden just what it
needs to grow into a picture-perfect landscape.

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