Garden Wisdom & Mat News
Start Your Seedlings From Scratch
There are a host of reasons to grow your own seedlings from scratch. And it is not too late. It is satisfying, saves money, and allows you to control the quality, quantity,…keep reading »
Potting and Planning for 2016
Are you potting and planning yet? We are. The 2016 growing season is just around the corner. And for some it has already begun. A lot of people are busy starting seeds indoors and…keep reading »
Plant Your Garlic!
Growing garlic couldn’t be easier. But you need to plant before winter! Now is the perfect time of year in the North to plant garlic; any time between now and when the ground is…keep reading »
Hopefully they live happily ever after…
“My husband did NOT want to buy Garden Mats. I purchased enough Garden Mats for half of the garden and issued a challenge to him to prove how much time I would save on my side….keep reading »
Raid the root cellar and roast it.
This is a perfect time of year to raid the root cellar and roast it. Carrots, garlic, beets, red and yellow onions, red, white and blue potatoes, fennel, cabbage and a few kinds of…keep reading »
Finally, a weed barrier that works!
We researched material all over the planet for a weed barrier that would work. We started with what was available. And frankly, that was not much and not that good. We looked at every…keep reading »
A Perfect Time to Plant Some Herbs
Every year about this same time I start to imagine the smell of fresh herbs, especially purple basil and lemon thyme. Right in the dead of winter. I have no idea why. I have…keep reading »
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We love it when customers tell it like it is. For all of our loyal customers, and the countless others that you have told, we want to celebrate and thank you for our fourteenth…keep reading »
Plant in Succession
A number of customers who came for a garden tour this past weekend asked me how we are able to grow fresh baby lettuce all season. The answer is succession planting. If you love…keep reading »
An old man lived alone in the country. One spring, he wanted to dig his tomato garden but it was very hard work as the ground was hard. His only son, Max, who used…keep reading »