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What and When To Plant This Fall 🌱

Jul 14, '212 comments

As we are fast approaching August, it is time to start planning for Fall Planting! In a month or so, your vegetable garden will probably be winding down, the tomatoes will be less plentiful, the beans will turn starchy, the zucchini vines will die off. While it may be hard...

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...

Seed Terminology - What does it mean?

Feb 14, '12

So many seeds, so little time – so where do you begin?  First you need to understand the language. Heirloom.  You see this term in magazine articles, blog posts, seed catalogs – so why is it important?  Heirloom seeds are considered treasures by many.  This category includes trusted, new, open-pollinated...