Entries by bignet

We are back! New looks for your garden

The new year is upon us and with that comes excitement for change! Who says you have to have the same garden year after year? Although uncommon to work with your plants in the winter; there are some good ways of revamping the look and feel of your garden for new beginnings! Also, try a […]

Winterizing Your Garden

Pumpkin spice drinks, candy, baked goods, candles and more are on seasonal shelves in nearly every store; winter must be just right around the corner. For most gardeners this is the end of the growing season, but it doesn’t have to be. Knowing when and how to winterize your garden can keep you harvesting for […]

Harvesting How To’s

Outside my backdoor the blackberries are finally getting plump and juicy. For the last month, every time I walk by I grab a berry or two off the vine to sample. Just this week they are finally sweet and delicious, with not even a hint of tart bitterness. Now to start harvesting! There are countless […]

Burlap Flowers

Burlap Flowers are a simple, fun decoration. Using American Nettings’ Natural Burlap, Crop Cover and Poly Line, these little guys are made easy.

Companion Planting

The combination of tomato and basil has been a flavor favorite for centuries, but did you know that growing them next to each other actually improves the growth and flavor of each individually? Conversely, if you plant cabbage and cauliflower together, they will both grow poorly and produce little. That is why companion planting, as […]

Little Garden Helpers: Bugs, Worms & Fish

As the days begin to get warmer, brighter and longer, it is important to provide the very best for your budding garden. Many do not realize how easy it is to ward off harmful pests, encourage pollinating opportunities and attain necessary nutrients: simply ask Nature’s little helpers: BUGS, WORMS & FISH!   The right bugs […]

Greenhouses: Easier Than You Might Think

Greenhouses are a marvelous tool. They allow individuals an extended growing season of up to 4 months! You can start your garden 1-2 months earlier in spring and keep it going 1-2 months longer in fall/early winter. Not only that, but seed germination and early starts flourish in greenhouses.   For this mailing, with our […]

Grow Your Own Herb Garden

When preparing a garden, a person’s focus is often riveted to their fruit and veggie plans. Many hardly even think about herbs. Even fewer people realize all the benefits to growing herbs in their garden: natural bug repellent, health benefits, not to mention cutting down the grocery bill.   So for this mailing we are […]

Landscaping? We’d Love to Help!

Spring seems to be coming early this year. With spring comes the joys of landscaping: planning for flowers, trees & grass, preparing the ground and soil, and of course, getting your hands dirty for the first time each year. We would love to help with your landscaping endeavors!   In this article, we will be discussing […]

New Gardening Essentials

With the gardening season drawing nearer and nearer, I thought I would share with you some of American Nettings & Fabric’s new and exciting products we are premiering this season.   We are constantly expanding our product base  to offer our customers reliable, long-lasting gardening supplies at an affordable price.   In this article, I […]

Planning Your Garden Part II: Picking Your Produce

Here it is, “Part II: Picking Your Produce.” I couldn’t be more excited about this newsletter! Deciding what to grow is one of my favorite parts of gardening.   “Picking Your Produce” will cover practical ways of choosing the right plants for your family, climate and season. Also included are ideas, tips, and products that […]