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Tidewater Gardening

D. W. Yearsley Custom Farming, Inc.

to the end of the shovel blades to make sure they have a sharp edge. Did you winterize your lawn mower? Time now to get it out and start it up. Toward the end of March, the grass seems to spring into action overnight. If you didn’t winterize your mower, take some time now to clean it up. It is very important that you sharpen the mower blade, or blades, before you start cutting the grass. A dull lawn mower blade will result in a ragged cut of the grass blade. This cut will brown up, and your lawn will look dull and off color. A ragged cut also invites disease issues.

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Vegetable gardeners are anxious to get out and plant in March. Don’t rush the season! I just shake my head when I walk into the garden center of a big-box store and see tomato transplants, which are warm-

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March 2017 ttimes web magazine  

Tidewater Times March 2017

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