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Welcome Beverley Oakley

Welcome to Mary's Garden. We have a special guest today, Beverley Oakley. First the gardening tip of the day! The resident gardener, as usual, is watching sports. I've looked up a great one about winter.
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Protect your plants:Road salt wreaks havoc on plants and soil. In areas of heavy salt use, soil salinity rises and vital soil life can be affected, not to mention all those tender plant roots and evergreen foliage that simply can’t tolerate being exposed to salt on a regular basis. Protect roadside plantings from salt spray with a shield of landscape fabric erected into a fence with wooden stakes. For planting areas adjacent to walks and drives, choose salt-resistant plants or rely on salt-free ice melters, like calcium chloride or magnesium chloride, instead.
From Savvy Gardening.

Author Info:  Beverley Oakley was seventeen when she bundled up her first her 500+ page romance and sent it to a publisher. Unfortunately drowning her heroine on the last page was…

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