Posts by Month, Year: March, 2016

From Scratch: Gardening from Seed

Got that early spring itch? Now's a great time to get your green thumb back in shape by starting seeds! If you like to grow plants, we can assure you that starting seeds can be very rewarding - it's gardening done from scratch!

Our average frost-free date is around April 20th. You will generally need six weeks to sow, germinate and harden off your new plants.


Spring Into Action

It's not too early to get outside! Now is the ideal time to clean up any debris and damage left from "Snowmageddon," to begin fertilizing and pruning, even to start planting! So dig out your garden gloves and boots and get a jump start on spring. Here's how.


What is the Right Tree for Your Space?

Selecting a new tree to plant is exciting! Beautiful trees can make such a huge difference in the appearance of your home and garden. What type of tree to plant can be a big decision - there are so many varieties to choose from. How can you narrow down the field to select the perfect one?


How to Have Your Yard and Eat it Too

Interested in growing more of your own food? We love local gardening celeb Michael Judd's book, "Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist." It is a fun-filled how-to manual for the budding gardener and experienced green thumb alike.