Fall Gardening a Time to Think Holistically [PODCAST]

If you’re like many people you might think of fall as the end of the gardening and landscaping season: time to rake the leaves and clear out the veggie beds. That’s definitely part of it, but there’s a lot more to fall gardening than that. It’s a good time to plant bulbs of course. It’s […] […]

Why You Should Try Growing A Fall Garden

Growing a fall garden can be a lot of fun and extremely rewarding. You may even enjoy it more than having a traditional summer/spring garden! A lot of gardeners will tell you that there are many perks to gardening once the fall months arrive. Want to start your fall garden? NOW is the perfect time […] […]

Buying Time: Extend your garden’s growing season with a cold frame

Part incubator, part greenhouse and part time machine, a cold frame is anything but cold. It’s an empty, bottomless box that protects plants from winter weather. With its hinged lid of glass or rigid plastic, a cold frame captures solar energy and converts it to radiant heat, creating a warm microclimate where plants thrive. Like […] […]

WINTER SOLSTICE 2018: THE FIRST DAY OF WINTER

WHAT IS THE WINTER SOLSTICE? The word solstice comes from Latin sol “sun” and sistere “to stand still.” In the Northern Hemisphere, as summer advances to winter, the points on the horizon where the Sun rises and sets advance southward each day; the high point in the Sun’s daily path across the sky, which occurs at local noon, also […] […]

11 Essential Fall Planting Tips

1. At the nursery: Buy the best Look for plants that have healthy foliage and no roots creeping out of the nursery container’s bottom drain holes (which means they’re probably rootbound). 2. Small is smarter When you have a choice, buy little plants (in 4-inch nursery pots); they’re less expensive (usually under $5), easier to […] […]

Fall Planting Schedule, Down To Your First Frost Date

    Now is the time to start making solid plans for your fall and winter garden. Follow this simple planting schedule for a great start, or visit our online interactive planting calendar for a more detailed description of what you should be planting when based on your exact location and grow zone.     12-14 […] […]

Fall Planting Schedule, Down To Your First Frost Date

    Now is the time to start making solid plans for your fall and winter garden. Follow this simple planting schedule for a great start, or visit our online interactive planting calendar for a more detailed description of what you should be planting when based on your exact location and grow zone.     12-14 […] […]

Want to have a fall veggie garden? Start planting these now!

“Most of us think of spring as gardening season, but fall provides a terrific opportunity for another harvest. Squash, beans and even potatoes can be planted over the coming weeks, along with other vegetables. Alas, it’s too late for tomatoes. They should have been planted back in July. (But I planted some in mid-September once and […] […]

19 Crops You Should Try Growing This Fall or Winter

  Having a thriving vegetable garden doesn’t have to end when summer does. With a little bit of planning, and preparation you can grow vegetables well into the winter months or even year round if you live in a warmer climate down south.  But regardless of where you live, there are a few crops you […] […]

CropSwap is Hosting a FREE Seed Club Giveaway!

Our friends at CropSwap are hosting another giveaway! Enter to win a FREE 3 Month Subscription to our Monthly Seed & Garden Club. Entering is fast and easy! Just head on over to their Instagram page at https://www.instagram.com/cropswapapp/, to enter. Good-luck! To LEARN MORE about our Monthly Seed & Garden Club, please visit us at: […] […]