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Annual Seeds to Plant in Fall

Posted on Oct 8 by

EDIT FROM NEWSLETTER Sowing annual flower seeds in fall? Are we crazy? The truth is, many of the varieties we label simply as “annual” are really hardy, half-hardy,...


6 Unsual Uses for Pumpkins

Posted on Oct 6 by

Carving a pumpkin is a fun and festive fall activity, but you can always step outside of the box! We’ve found some pretty amazing ways pumpkins can be transformed into just...


Enjoy Homegrown Recipes All Year Long!

Posted on Sep 21 by

Canning your own vegetables, pickles, and salsa seems like a big project that can take up a lot of time. It’s also pretty intimidating to beginners. But it doesn’t have to be!...


What’s so Great About Greenhouses?

Posted on Sep 18 by

A greenhouse is a glass or plastic structure that houses vegetables, fruits, and flowers. For individuals who enjoy fresh produce and beautiful flowers, a greenhouse provides...


Protect Your Fall Crops from Frost!

Posted on Sep 16 by

Chilly nights beginning to slow down some of your cool-season crops? Falling leaves burying your veggie plants every day or so, preventing water and sunlight from reaching them?...


This Fall, Build Your Garden Soil

Posted on Sep 2 by

Somehow, when we weren’t looking, September arrived. And if your weather is anything like mine, it’s still hard to get out in the garden between about 11 a.m. and 7...


Grow a Monarch Butterfly Habitat!

Posted on Jun 10 by

Have you been reading the alarming accounts of the decline in the Monarch butterfly population? Based on studies, fully 90% of the numbers from just two decades ago have...


What is a Torelus?

Posted on May 15 by

You might well ask! Torelus is an entirely new genus, which technically makes it “X Torelus” (like X Heucherella). It’s a cross of Torenia and Mimulus, with...