Posts Tagged "veggie gardening"

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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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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Summer Treats

Posted on July 6th, 2018

SUMMER TREATS (Products that are good for your lawn and garden in the summer heat!) “It is sooo hot!”  This is what I have been hearing a lot of this summer.  Fellow employees are hot, customers are hot, dogs are hot, kids are hot, everyone is hot!  We are able to express our feelings and […]

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Something’s a bit fishy this summer!

Posted on June 25th, 2018

(FISH & SEAWEED THAT IS) I hope things are a little bit fishy around your house this summer.  If not, you need to get your sea legs working and start using Fish & Seaweed fertilizer in your garden. Van Wilgen’s has our own Organic Fish & Seaweed and despite its slightly smelly disposition, it is […]

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Fried Green Tomatoes

Posted on October 30th, 2017

Winter is Coming… and that is not just for all you Game of Thrones fans.  It is that time of year and the veggie growing season is drawing to a close. Fortunately, we do not have to prepare for The Night King or his army of White Walkers heading from the north but it is […]

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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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Let the hunt begin

Posted on July 3rd, 2017

(Why beneficial insects really are beneficial!) Release the hounds!  Not literally, but I do want you to release the Ladybugs, Lacewings, and Nematodes.  They are fantastic hunters and a huge benefit to your lawn, flower garden, and veggie garden. These beneficial hunters have many things in common.  They are meat-eaters.  They never eat your plants.  […]

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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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