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A Guide to Soil Health

Nov 6, '202 comments

The best way to understand your soil health, and diagnose plant deficiencies, is to have your soil tested by a professional who can provide you with comprehensive results. In Pennsylvania, the Penn State Soils Lab is a common choice for soil testing. You can find a Penn State Soil Test...

Can I save seeds for next year?

Aug 26, '201 comment

  Can I save my seeds for next year? The short answer is “Of course!” but there are a few key things to keep in mind if you plan on saving seeds for the following year. To start, when you are buying seed make sure that everything you buy is...

Gardening Challenges

Jun 8, '20

In the middle of winter, when we’ve been stuck inside for months, it is easy to get excited about gardening. On that first warm day of spring, everyone is outside and ready to enjoy seeing nature come back to life. That feeling almost always sparks people’s interest in starting a...

Garden Showcase

May 28, '201 comment

Spring of 2020 has been an interesting one, to say the least, but one thing we can always be thankful for is gardening! This summer, we would like to give you the opportunity to share your gardening journey, as well as bring the community together during these trying times. Every...

6 Popular Crops for Home Gardens

Apr 17, '20

Here are some great crops that thrive in Lancaster’s climate and soil: Spanish Onions – those delicate, sweet, round yellow onions are best planted from onion sets. They need well-drained and composted soil, full sun, and nitrogen fertilizer. The more water the onions retain, the sweeter they are, so a...