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Posted on 16 January 2011 by

Share Your Birthday Balloons With Your Garden

mylarBy Mindy McIntosh-Shetter

Mulch is a wonderful thing for the tomato garden.

It provides weed control, helps retain soil moisture, raises the soil temperature, and in some instances can raise fruit yield.

But being an environmentalist and avid recycler I am always looking for ways of use some items that normally would end up in the trash.

So as I look at my collection of birthday balloons I come up with the idea of Mylar.

Mylar has a wonderful reflective nature that tomatoes love. It is easy to work with and if you have a lot of tomatoes it can be purchased on a roll. But if you Read the rest of this entry »


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