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“MIT student does nutrient study comparing commercial fertilizer with Harrington’s VermaMate and VermaChar”

July 18, 2014 in Blog, News, Uncategorized by hoadmin  |  No Comments

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Community Farm of Simsbury: Farm to Table Dinner

July 15, 2014 in Blog, Uncategorized by hoadmin  |  No Comments

Join us at an upcoming event!

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Join Gifts of Love and Community Farm of Simsbury for an upcoming event.  This year’s calendar includes:

Community Farm of Simsbury Farm to Table Dinner
Wednesday, July 23 (Rain date Thursday, July 24)
6:00pm – 9:30pm
Community Farm of Simsbury, 73 Wolcott Road, Simsbury, CT
$100 per Person

Enjoy a four-course dinner featuring organically-grown, farm-fresh produce prepared by Chef Tyler Anderson, owner of Millwright’s Restaurant in Simsbury, Conn., with wine pairings  Cocktail hour begins at 6:00pm and dinner begins at 7:00pm. Proceeds will support the Farms educational programming and produce production for our neighbors in need.  Reservations are available for $100 per person by calling Wendi Fralick at 860-676-2323 or online at https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/giftsoflovect.

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“Our Future Depends on Bees”

July 14, 2014 in Blog, Uncategorized by hoadmin  |  No Comments

If the bees continue to decline, so will our food supply. Without bees, the majority of our food supply will become nonexistent. A leaked document shows that the EPA has allowed a bee-toxic pesticide to be regulated despite its own scientists’ concerns.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_0Mrm9Y6khkDamian blog about bees and insecticide  : Spring lures out the bees

Harrington’s Proper Mowing Guide

July 7, 2014 in Blog, Uncategorized by hoadmin  |  No Comments

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Summer Mowing Tips

July 7, 2014 in Blog, Uncategorized by hoadmin  |  No Comments

 

Summer Mowing Tips

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If the lawn is turning brown, not growing or seems too short, skip a week or raise the height of the cut. (Lawns should always be maintained above 3 ½ ” or higher during summer.)  Even a 1/2” can have a beneficial effect. It promotes a greener, thicker and healthier lawn, helps soil retain more moisture and helps reduce weeds.

 

 

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