Just Getting Started

April is the time to ready for the new growing season here in the frozen north (ish). Gardeners, the original optimists, assume every year that it’s going to be warm and sunny, with just the right amount of rain, and never on the weekends, so you can get outside and work. The reality of...

2015 Plant Sale List...

We’re bringing back our best-selling heirloom favorites for the 2015 annual plant sale! We’ve added two hybrid tomatoes- selected for great taste and disease resistance- as well as an open-pollinated basil variety, ‘Eleonora’, which is more resistant to downy...

The Importance of Po...

  These spinach seedlings started out their lives the same – in peat pots, planted at the same time. One was “thinned” and “potted up” while the others were left exactly how they started. Why the difference in size? Thinning seedlings to just one plant per...