Posts categorized as Garden Science

Finally, a weed barrier that works!

Posted on January 20, 2015 by Peter Comart  |  31 comments

We researched material all over the planet for a weed barrier that would work. We started with what was available. And frankly, that was not much and not that good. We looked at every…

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More Than a Weed-Barrier, It’s a System

Posted on April 22, 2014 by Peter Comart  |  no comments yet
Doty Elementary School class science trip

Yup, we sell a weed barrier. But not just any weed barrier. We believe we have the best weed barrier on the market. Understandably, that’s our biggest selling point. We make no bones about…

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Got Mulch? The Garden Mats Guide to Mulch and Mulch More

Posted on April 8, 2014 by Peter Comart  |  2 comments
wood chip mulch

My dog-eared, thirty-five year-old Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary defines “mulch” as “a protective covering (as of sawdust, compost, or paper) spread or left on the ground to reduce evaporation, maintain even soil temperature, prevent erosion,…

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Soil Type Basics

Posted on March 25, 2014 by Peter Comart  |  no comments yet
soil types

Gardening is all about soil– that loose top-layer of earth covering our planet. Soil results from the breakdown of rock over thousands of years through natural cycles of wind and water erosion, glacial activity,…

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