We’ve heard methods like using a high middle number fertilizer to grow bigger flowers or bloom more often, or high nitrogen to produce stronger roots or greener foliage. How about mulches, do evergreen needles acidify surrounding soils? Marigolds are supposed to repel certain soil pests in the vegetable garden. What are the actual scientific facts about companion planting? And what’s a gardener to do with all this advice from so-called experts or disguised “snake-oil” claims on websites?
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Garden Myths and Secrets class on Thursday, February 5 from 6-7:30 pm. Register online or call 720-865-3580 to register.