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