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Greetings from the Garden Marts

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Posted on April 13, 2017

Greetings everyone, Well, it finally seems as though old man winter has slowly unfurled his long, icy fingers to usher in another beautiful Spring here at Van Wilgen’s! With temperatures […]

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The Best Classroom

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Posted on April 12, 2017

This past weekend our Kids Klub event couldn’t have asked for a better classroom for our mud walk through the farm. Everyone got full use out of their rain boots. […]

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Compost: Gardeners Must Have!

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Posted on April 7, 2017

In my first year at Van Wilgen’s, I worked as a loader, putting bags in cars and doing odd jobs around the yard. One day, the job was mulching in […]

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Little Baskets of Spring

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As if a greenhouse full of pansies wasn’t enough for our spring season, we’ve crafted some fun spring Custom Containers as well! We filled our favorite little twig baskets with […]

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Top Seeds to Sow in Spring

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It’s our favorite time of year again, spring is here! This marks the start of prime time gardening season as the weather begins to warm up. Now’s the perfect time […]

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Tips for Seeding your Lawn

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Posted on April 6, 2017

DO NOT SET YOURSELF UP FOR FAILURE (TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL GRASS SEEDING OF A SMALL SECTION OF LAWN) Do not take on more than you can handle. Most of us […]

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A Small Piece of Summer

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My wife had a moment of panic last week, she had to dig deep down in our chest freezer to find the very last batch of tomatoes from last year’s […]

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Fruiting Beauties

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Posted on March 31, 2017

(Fruit Tree Care) Don’t you want your family and friends to look at your fruit trees this year and exclaim, “What a fruiting beauty?! Don’t you want to share your […]

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