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April 23, 2024
So You Got Your Spring Plants, Now What?

OPEN AND INSPECT ALL LIVE MATERIAL UPON ARRIVAL.   It is safest to ship live plants in a dormant state. We attempt to do this for as long as possible....

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FAQ's about Winter Sowing

Answering your most frequently asked questions about winter sowing❄️   What seeds are good for winter sowing and when should I plant?  More than you would think! Here's what Matthew...

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Eggplant, Brinjal, Aubergine - a nightshade of many names

A nourishing vegetable that's treasured in cuisines across the globe, the eggplant carries many titles.    This glossy, garden beauty comes in all shapes, shades and sizes: purple, striped, orange,...

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How To Plant Fall Flower Bulbs (with Video!)

A guide to overwintering your fall flower bulbs.

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How to Get Rid of an Aphid Infestation - 4 Natural Ways

Our guest blogger, Tony Manhart, is the founder and editor in chief at Gardeningdream. Read below for his tips on how to get rid of an aphid infestation on plants!   These...

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Jumping Worms - No Joy, Just EEK!

Horticulturist Matthew Olson wrote this guest blog. These squiggly villains are a troublesome pest problem facing home gardeners and forested areas across the United States. If you have any more questions...

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Basil: The King of Herbs

A fragrant symbol of royalty, love, hate and…scorpions? Ocimum Basilicum has been around for over 5,000 years. The world of basil is vast but nuanced, encompassing over 60 different varieties each...

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In Defense of Beets...

If they’re not your favorite, don’t 'beet' yourself up about it. They can be a polarizing vegetable.    It took many years to appreciate their flavor, but now I can’t go...

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Roasted Beets with Lemon Pepper Ricotta and Hot Honey🍯

A rich, zesty and delicate beet dish that even the pickiest eaters will love🤩   What you need: Red Beets Golden Beets 1 Lemon 4 - 8 oz Whole Milk...

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