Archive for the "Veggies, Herbs & Fruit" Category

Cool Crops, Can You Dig It?

Posted on April 18th, 2018

One of the most commonly asked questions as it warms up early in the spring is, “What can I put out in my veggie garden?” The answer is not always as clear cut as you’d think! For your tomatoes and peppers, we always stick to our May 15th rule; however, there are tons of veggies we call cold crops, […]

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Don’t stop believing, your garden reinvented.

Posted on August 18th, 2017

So you just finished harvesting all of your crops, you have tomatoes in every drawer in your kitchen and your garden is cut back. What now? With enough time left before the first frost, you can still get another crop in the ground. Whether you are a planner or a fly by the seat of […]

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5 veggies you can still plant

Posted on June 29th, 2017

It’s never too late to start an edible garden. Different fruits and vegetables thrive in all types of conditions, so you’re bound to find the perfect fit for your garden, regardless of the season. In fact, some summer favorites can be planted now for a delicious late summer or early fall harvest. Make sure to […]

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Homegrown Goodness

Posted on June 27th, 2017

Now that we are starting to see and enjoy some nice weather, my family’s container gardens at our house are starting to take off.  My wife always requests that we have at least one big pot of herbs growing on our deck each summer and this year we have two.  My daughter, Nora, planted an […]

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4 Tips for Growing Blueberries

Posted on June 22nd, 2017

Pancakes, tarts, pies, we love adding blueberries to any recipe. And we’re not alone. Take advantage of peak fruiting season this July to celebrate this delicious little berry. Health Benefits Not only delicious and popular, blueberries are one of the top 10 healthiest foods. These nutritional powerhouses are packed with antioxidants that help guard against […]

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Easy Herbs

Posted on June 16th, 2017

Guess what guys?!  Herbs are so easy!  If you have never gardened before and you would like to make the foray into the world of gardening…go for it with herbs.  Not only are they easy but they are fun, practical, delicious and pretty.  There is not a ton you need to know about herb care, […]

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Secrets for Tasty Tomatoes

Posted on May 18th, 2017

A good tomato is hard to forget. You know you’ve hit the jackpot in that first, juicy bite. Every tomato has the potential to be great and some extra attention now will pay off big time come harvest. Set the stage for a stellar performance by this year’s crops with these tips. How to Get […]

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PATIO VEGGIES

Posted on May 11th, 2017

As urban gardening continues to trend, container gardens are popping up everywhere! Container gardens are perfect small-space solutions. Not only do they provide added appeal to your space, they also give you delicious food right at your fingertips. If you have limited space, or simply just want to add another element to your existing crop, grow these […]

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Warm Weather Vegetables & Cold Don’t Mix!

Posted on May 5th, 2017

May has finally arrived, and many of us are very eager to get our gardens started. While I would love to tell you to plant away, I need to ask you to be patient. Did you know that during the month of May the night time temperatures are only in the 50’s a third of […]

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Heirloom Tomatoes

Posted on May 3rd, 2017

Have you wondered why heirloom tomatoes taste so much better than those conventional ones from the store? Conventional tomatoes have been bred for long shelf life, disease resistance, high yield and even for their looks! So whether you say to-may-to or to-mah-to, we’re here to help you choose the perfect heirloom tomato variety for you.  What is an Heirloom […]

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