Archive for the "Veggies, Herbs & Fruit" Category

Fall Gardening 101

Posted on September 18th, 2021

We’re just a couple of days away from the official start of fall which has us looking forward to fall foliage, decorating our front stoops with pumpkins, cornstalks, and mums, and all of the fun fairs and activities that the new season has to offer. With everything going on, it can be easy to forget […]

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Veggie Care 101

Posted on May 9th, 2021

Planting and caring for a veggie garden can be quite a game.  It can be challenging, relaxing, frustrating, rewarding, educational, but most importantly…delicious!  Who or what is to blame for the problems we may encounter with our veggie gardens? Let’s blame someone or something, shall we? Let’s blame some of the key players in the […]

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Raised Bed Recipe 101

Posted on May 9th, 2021

Thinking about making a raised bed for this season? Well, we’ve got the perfect recipe. A bucket of this, a bag of that, and voila, you have the perfect base to grow the most beautiful veggies. Getting the right recipe for the soil in your raised bed is as delicious as making the perfect stock […]

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Planting Herbs & Veggies

Posted on March 28th, 2021

Spring is here! There’s no better time to get outside and get your hands in the dirt! Now is the ideal time to plant some cool weather vegetables and herbs. Go time is when you can work the ground and the daytime temperature is approximately 40 degrees during the day. Early spring cold hearty vegetables: […]

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Putting Your Veggie Garden to Bed

Posted on October 23rd, 2020

It seems as though 2020 has been the year of the vegetable garden. We’ve spoken with so many new and existing gardeners who have gone all out this year, building and planting raised beds, planting in the ground, or pots, and growing virtually any and every vegetable with amazing results. So you’ve had a bountiful […]

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5 Tips for Summer Veggies

Posted on June 28th, 2020

Nothing is healthier and more satisfying for your body than fresh-picked veggies from your own garden.  Growing your own vegetables is not only healthy for your body but great therapy for your mind.  I don’t know about you, but every time I harvest a fresh vegetable that I grew myself, I feel mentally and physically great! […]

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Veggie Care Continued

Posted on May 25th, 2020

So your beautiful veggies are all planted or are just about to be. You’re feeling proud of your initial accomplishment, as you should be — but don’t get too comfortable! Your work isn’t done yet! Before you can sit back and enjoy the fruits (and veggies) of your labor, I have a quick checklist of […]

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Spring Checklist

Posted on February 17th, 2020

Spring is the busiest time in your garden, and it can be easy to miss some important tasks that you’ll kick yourself for later. But good news! This spring checklist is customized for you—gardening in the New England climate—and it’s what we follow to keep our own gardens in tip-top shape to enjoy for months to […]

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Citrus & Fig Tree Winter Care

Posted on October 18th, 2019

As the days get shorter, it’s time to start thinking about what we need to do to overwinter our plants. While your plants have enjoyed being outside this summer, most will need to come in before the temperatures dip below 50 degrees consistently. However, something we often get questions about is overwintering citrus and fig trees, […]

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Fruit Trees 101

Posted on April 1st, 2019

Don’t you want your family and friends to look at your fruit trees this year and exclaim, “What a fruiting beauty?! Wouldn’t it be wonderful to share your bountiful harvest of peaches, apples, and plums with those you love? I am assuming your answer is a hardy “Yes!” Okay then, let’s make this happen. Fruit […]

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