The 11th Hour

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The 11th Hour is a documentary released in 2007. The film implores that we’re far past the opportunity to reverse much of the damage caused by our human needs and greed. Now it’s 2015 and it seems we’re actually, beginning to see some changes in the United States. But, we’ve still got such a long way […]

Winter Protection: Preventing Winter Damage to Trees & Shrubs in the Landscape

Time to protect those plants!! We had some warmer weather here in the North East and now we are dealing with a cold snap. This is a very critical time for trees and shrubs.Winter damage can occur on many landscape plants especially broadleaf evergreens such as Rhododendrons, Andromeda, Mt. Laurel, Holly and Boxwoods. Permanent damage […]

Public hearing from the CT Agricultural Experiment Station on the invasive Emerald Ash Borer

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Connecticut residents are becoming, increasingly, aware of an invasive threat that is very real. Over the past 100 years, the state’s native woodlands and urban forests have been hit hard by the gypsy moth, the Japanese beetle and the hemlock woolly adelgid, among other pests. More recently, Connecticut has been bracing for the possibility that […]

Todd Educating Organic Professionals on Compost & Compost Tea

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Todd was at the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society on December 9, 2014 educating future organic professionals from the PA NOFA Accreditation course on compost and compost teas. The Pennsylvania Horticulural Society is the largest horticultural society in the country! Todd Harrington talking about compost. “A stable compost needs moisture! About 50 percent”Make sure your compost maintains […]

Benefits of Vermicompost

Vermicomposting  is the process in which worms turn organic wastes into very high quality compost. Certain species of worms such as Red Wigglers are a species of earthworm adapted to decaying organic material. These worms thrive in rotting vegetation and compost. The worms create Vermicast also called worm castings is the end-product of the breakdown […]

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