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Get to Know Your Seeds: A Seed Type Guide

by | Friday, July 07, 2017 |
Learn what your seed labels mean!

We know it can be overwhelming looking at all the varieties of seeds and their types, reading terms like “microgreens seeds” and “sprouting seeds”, treated and untreated seeds, and heirloom and open-pollinated—you just hope that you’ll pick the right ones for you. We hope that the following article will help you understand seed identifiers and how it can help you purchase the best seed for you and your style of gardening.

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June: Companion Plants & Beneficial Insects

by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017 |

Now that the growing season is underway, an abundance of life begins to spring up in our garden: seedlings take root and begin branching out, showing signs of their future production. But with new growth and life, comes the chance of pests finding their way into your garden. Some folks never have to deal with an infestation of pests—and hopefully you won’t either. When invasive species of insects happen to make their way into a garden, some folks rid them by spraying with pesticides. But we...

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May: Easy-Going Transplanting & Sowing

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017 |

Now is the time of year that folks are sowing seeds outdoors and transplanting indoor plant starts. Many beginner or inexperienced gardeners would like a clear-cut date and time that is best to sow and transplant. Unfortunately, it just doesn’t work like that. But no worries . . . .

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