Recently discovered! Found carved into the back side of an ancient garden shovel, these commandments will change you and your gardening. Do not be fooled by another Martha-come-lately, on the gardening channel. They're false garden gurus. Do not hang on their every word; they are not … Read more about Gardening commandments
Ask and we start looking! We are asked, more often, for heirloom and organic seeds. Well, Renee's Garden has done us a huge favor and got the job done. Renee's has always had a large number of heirloom varieties but added a bunch of organic seed varieties too. They put together packets of … Read more about This and that
Start tilling that garden What a change a year has made. Last year at this time, fall gardening was on the bottom of our stack of mental post-it's. Even thinking about it made us start to sweat. With the cooler summer and much appreciated rain, it seems easy to start dreaming about planting … Read more about Fall veggies? YES!
Good vs. bad There are 2 very different situations when you have webbing on your trees. The good kind and the bad. The good kind of situation involves the web or silk being only on the trunk and branches created by Barklice, a harmless, beneficial insect that will clean your trees. The second … Read more about What is that web on my tree?
It's time...again! Every year we are faced with ordering roses, fruit trees and citrus, far in advance of their arrival. Those orders are placed in June. Why so early? Several reasons go into the advanced notice that our growers need. Most roses, fruit trees and citrus are grafted. This slows … Read more about Roses, fruit trees and citrus Orders
This is a question we are getting The terms GE and GMO are being used more now and sometimes they are used to refer to the same thing, but they are not. We sell seeds and are getting a lot of questions about them, so here are a few answers. GE (Genetically Engineered) GE seeds, plants and … Read more about GE vs GMO
It started with a Forest Pansy Think redbuds are a flash in the pan? Pretty for 2 weeks then turning ho-hum? You couldn't be more wrong. Breeders and growers have come a long way in developing and finding amazing forms and colors. We are going to allow them to speak for … Read more about Not your Granny’s Redbuds
From the horse's mouth... According to our supplier, sod will be in short supply this year. Why? The drought last summer, plain and simple. Our supplier has sold to other sod growers, to fill their shortages. Sod suppliers buying from each other, is a bad sign. We were told that the price of … Read more about Replanting this year