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Growing Asparagus

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As a perennial vegetable, you’ll be able to look forward to its early appearance each spring. Once your plants are established, you don’t want weeds getting the best of them. Clean the weeds away by hand, taking care to not disturb the roots will encourage vigorous growth. The size of the garden bed is at your discretion and depends on …

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Seed Potatoes

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Seed Potatoes are one of the easiest vegetables to grow. Even though they are referred to as seed potatoes you are actually planting a piece of a potato, because they are not true to seed. When selecting potatoes to plant it is not recommended that you try growing ones from the grocery store. Grocery produce is often treated with a …

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Strawberries

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Seascape Strawberries Strawberries are a much loved fruit and are the perfect treat to satisfy a sweet tooth while also packing a powerful punch of Vitamin C, fiber and potassium! The Seascape strawberry is an every-bearing strawberry that produces delicious fruit over a long season. They are heat-tolerant and remarkably disease resistant.  Planting: You can plant your strawberry roots as …

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Blueberries & Raspberries

In Blueberry Shrubs by Thussadmin

Blueberries are delicious and extremely high in antioxidants which is why they are regarded as a super food, as well as being one of the few naturally blue foods on earth. This reliable plant is super easy to grow and produces an abundance of berries. Blueberry bushes are self-pollinating to an extent, but you can grow larger berries through cross-pollination with a second variety. Both varieties being …

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Spring Garden Prep

In Spring Prep by Thussadmin

Happy  Spring  everyone! There are a few things you can be doing outside now to gear up for enjoying a beautiful garden later this summer! The days are starting to become nicer and will hopefully stay that way. If you have been feeling house bound these past few weeks, (months!) now is the time to get out into the fresh …

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Gardening Terms

In Gardening Terms by Thussadmin

Dazzle your friends, and yourself, with your knowledge of gardening terms!   Annual – a plant that grows, flowers and produces seeds all in one season. It does not survive the winter and must be planted new each year. Perennial – Plants that survive for many growing seasons. Generally the top portion of the plant dies back each winter and regrows …

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Onion Sets

In Onion Sets by Thussadmin

 Our  onion  sets  have  arrived! Onions are such a versatile vegetable! They are used in so many recipes, and growing your own means you’ll always have them on hand. They are easy to grow from baby onions, which are called sets. Onions need a sunny, sheltered site with well-drained soil. Before planting you can add some compost to enrich the …

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Easter Lilies

In Easter by Thussadmin

    In spring, Easter lilies fill our homes with bright blooms and fragrant aromas. While the flowers seem to quickly come and go, there are some guidelines that may extend the life of your lily, as well as a few easy steps to follow if you choose to plant it outdoors. Leave the plant indoors until the last frost, …

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Pansies

In Pansies and Violas by Thussadmin

Pansies are hardy plants and will perform best in the cooler weather, even surviving a frost. They like rich, well drained soil and can handle full sun or partial shade. Keeping the soil moist will help prevent the flowers from drooping. Try not to plant them too close together as overcrowding can increase the chance of them getting ‘leggy’ from …

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Seeding Vegetables

In Veggie Seeds by Thussadmin

Our Seed packets will be available Monday April 4th … there are very few seeds which are required to be planted in March – and those that are, can be seeded the last half of the month – so waiting to seed until the 1st week of April is totally acceptable! When looking at the seed packets for planting instructions, …