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Perk up your plants with this fast fix

Perk up your plants with this fast fix

This time of year, your tomatoes are tired, your squash is sulky — even the peppers are petering out.

September 08, 2014 2:45 pm Photos

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Garden volunteer

Garden volunteer

Thanks to the miracle of composting, I have a half-dozen volunteer basil plants popping up in the garden.

September 05, 2014 3:48 pm
Mr Stripy

Mr Stripy

This little guy could use some help. More nitrogen perhaps?

September 05, 2014 3:50 pm
Zucchini

Zucchini

Even the zucchini plants vary in size, despite being planted at the same time.

September 05, 2014 3:45 pm
Mystery squash

Mystery squash

It's not much of mystery — it's either acorn or spaghetti. I can't remember which got planted where.

September 05, 2014 3:46 pm
New garden bed

New garden bed

Corn stalks vary in height, perhaps because some areas had more soil amendments.

September 05, 2014 3:42 pm
Now I want a jackhammer

Now I want a jackhammer

Chris Honan takes a turn with the jackhammer before planting a shrub. His wife, Debbie, stands by with the shovel.

August 28, 2014 3:18 pm
Project manager

Project manager

Joaquin Murrieta-Saldivar, project manager for WMG, checks the slope of the pipe leading out to the catch basins. It should drop one-quarter o…

August 28, 2014 3:09 pm
Homeowners plant tree

Homeowners plant tree

Homeowners Debbie and Chuck Cochran of Oro Valley get ready to plant a pecan tree during the workshop. The site was mapped out ahead of time, …

August 28, 2014 3:04 pm
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