Harrington's Organic Land Care http://harringtonsorganic.com Wed, 08 Apr 2015 22:20:06 +0000 en hourly 1 Article by Kathleen G. Connolly http://harringtonsorganic.com/article-by-kathleen-g-connolly/ http://harringtonsorganic.com/article-by-kathleen-g-connolly/#comments Wed, 08 Apr 2015 22:05:38 +0000 http://harringtonsorganic.com/?p=3222 Interview of Todd Harrington by Kathleen G. Connolly April 2, 2015 http://www.zip06.com/article/20150402/LIV01/150409922/-1/living%20title  

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How Organic Soils can clean your water http://harringtonsorganic.com/how-organic-soils-can-clean-your-water/ http://harringtonsorganic.com/how-organic-soils-can-clean-your-water/#comments Wed, 08 Apr 2015 21:56:58 +0000 http://harringtonsorganic.com/?p=3220 Soil is a great water purifier! Especially when managed biologically and organically. Soils clean water through physical, chemical and biological systems. We need to find more ways to allow soil to provide this basic service to us, so we can keep our environment, and ourselves.  

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The 11th Hour http://harringtonsorganic.com/11th-hour/ http://harringtonsorganic.com/11th-hour/#comments Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:56:41 +0000 http://harringtonsorganic.com/?p=3064 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 […]

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Winter Protection: Preventing Winter Damage to Trees & Shrubs in the Landscape http://harringtonsorganic.com/winter-protection-preventing-winter-damage-trees-shrubs-landscape/ http://harringtonsorganic.com/winter-protection-preventing-winter-damage-trees-shrubs-landscape/#comments Wed, 31 Dec 2014 17:26:26 +0000 http://harringtonsorganic.com/?p=2733 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 […]

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New research studies from MIT on how Glyphosate Herbicide is effecting our children http://harringtonsorganic.com/research-glyphosate-herbicide-effecting-children/ http://harringtonsorganic.com/research-glyphosate-herbicide-effecting-children/#comments Tue, 30 Dec 2014 17:51:47 +0000 http://harringtonsorganic.com/?p=2722 MIT research shows that by the year 2025, 1 out of every 2 children will have some kind of Autism due to Glyphosate exposure. http://http://healthimpactnews.com/2014/mit-researcher-glyphosate-herbicide-will-cause-half-of-all-children-to-have-autism-by-2025/

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Public hearing from the CT Agricultural Experiment Station on the invasive Emerald Ash Borer http://harringtonsorganic.com/public-hearing-ct-agricultural-experiment-station-invasive-emerald-ash-borer/ http://harringtonsorganic.com/public-hearing-ct-agricultural-experiment-station-invasive-emerald-ash-borer/#comments Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:32:33 +0000 http://harringtonsorganic.com/?p=2614 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 […]

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Todd Educating Organic Professionals on Compost & Compost Tea http://harringtonsorganic.com/todd-educating-organic-professionals-compost-compost-tea/ http://harringtonsorganic.com/todd-educating-organic-professionals-compost-compost-tea/#comments Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:59:53 +0000 http://harringtonsorganic.com/?p=2607 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 […]

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Benefits of Vermicompost http://harringtonsorganic.com/the-benefits-of-vermicompost/ http://harringtonsorganic.com/the-benefits-of-vermicompost/#comments Mon, 10 Nov 2014 16:23:54 +0000 http://harringtonsorganic.com/?p=1955 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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Why Vertical Mulch? http://harringtonsorganic.com/why-vertical-mulch/ http://harringtonsorganic.com/why-vertical-mulch/#comments Mon, 03 Nov 2014 20:56:29 +0000 http://harringtonsorganic.com/?p=2027 Trees in  their natural, wilderness environment, constantly help each other create their own soil and mulch via their annual “leaf drop”. The leaves that fell seasons prior decompose into rich topsoil with the newly fallen leaves acting as mulch. This is the natural process of trees in their natural environment. Trees, know how to create their own, healthy, fibrous root system […]

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Crazy Snake Worms http://harringtonsorganic.com/moles-crazy-snake-worms/ http://harringtonsorganic.com/moles-crazy-snake-worms/#comments Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:30:18 +0000 http://harringtonsorganic.com/?p=2001 We are receiving calls daily regarding lawns and landscapes that are infested with moles. We are trying to find out why there is all of a sudden such an increase of moles. It could be grubs but our conclusion is that it is more than likely from the presence of invasive Crazy Snake Worm that […]

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