Posts Tagged "veggies"

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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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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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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Four Ways Gardening Improves Your Well-Being

Posted on June 8th, 2017

Whether it’s practicing yoga, writing a journal, going on vacation, or taking an art class, everyone should have their release – something you can turn to when you feel stressed or need to clear your mind. Well, for us, spending some time in the garden does the trick. The greenery, the sun, and the fresh […]

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Common Veggie Garden Problems (And how to fix them)

Posted on May 1st, 2017

Eat your veggies!  They are so good for you.  It is nice to get them from your local grocery store but even better to pick them out of your own garden.  Nothing like the smell and taste of fresh veggies!  Nothing like the satisfaction of knowing you grew them on your own!  Nothing like the […]

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Celebrate Earth Day in the Garden

Posted on April 14th, 2017

Big or small, that patch of earth in your backyard is a part of the planet we live on. Celebrate Earth Day by being kind to it. Like you, all of us at the garden center enjoy digging in the dirt and outdoor living. Here are a few of our favorite ways to “go green” […]

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A Small Piece of Summer

Posted on April 6th, 2017

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 garden.  She and I spent hours processing and freezing as many vegetables as we could to use throughout the winter.  It’s a sad moment when […]

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Seed Starting 101

Posted on March 23rd, 2017

It’s time to start your seeds.  Most seeds should be started about 6 weeks before our last frost day. In the gardening world, we like to use Mother’s Day as the last frost date. For cold weather crops like peas, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, spinach, and kale you can sow them outside now. We have a […]

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