Gardening Basics: Choosing the Best Fertilizer

Before you begin plowing up land for planting, let me tell you more about choosing the right fertilizer. Follow the advice and get ready to harvest vegetables.

Straight Load Or Slant Load? Which 2-Horse Trailer Style Is Best For You?

10 September 2015
 Categories: Automotive, Articles

Years ago, almost all 2-horse trailers were straight load style, which means the horses stand next to one another, often with a partition dividing the right and left sides. In recent years, however, some trailer manufacturers have begun selling 2-horse slant load trailers, in which one horse stands in front of the other and there is a partition at an angle dividing the trailer into "front" and "back" halves. The recent popularity of slant loads does not mean straight loads don't still have their place. Read More …

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Gardening Basics: Choosing the Best Fertilizer

If you walk into a home and garden shop asking for a bag of fertilizer, be prepared to answer a couple of questions. That's because not all types of fertilizers are equal. I learned that lesson the very first year I planted my backyard garden. My goal was to grow vegetables, so I didn't need fertilizers that were intended to help flowers grow. I did need a product that would add certain nutrients to the soil that were not currently present. Fortunately, the owner of the local feed shop asked me a few questions and was able to direct me to a product that was right for my needs. Before you begin plowing up land for planting, let me tell you more about choosing the right fertilizer. Follow the advice and get ready to harvest enough vegetables to feed your family and still give some away to friends.