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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...

New Seed Varieties for a Superior 2017 Garden

Jan 10, '17

Every year brings exciting changes, especially with regards to seeds! We have added 13 new varieties to our lineup and they are sure to not disappoint. Rutgers 250 Tomato. This heirloom variety was developed by Rutgers University to bring back that old-time Jersey Tomato flavor. Fireball F1 Hybrid Radish. Fireball...

10 Great Pollinator Plants You Can Grow from Seed

Sep 1, '15

1.  Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), perennial: Bumblebees are frequent visitors to coneflowers, and you'll see plenty of other pollinators, including honeybees, butterflies, moths, beetles, and flies. Plant coneflowers in full sun. Birds love the seeds. 2.  Milkweed (Asclepias sp.), perennial and annual: Milkweed is both a nectar source for the monarch...

What a Long, Strange Trip It's Been.....

Jun 1, '15

Spring that is.  Whether you accept global warming, or not, we are in the midst of a weird spring!  Temperature highs in the 50's and 60's one day, then 80's and higher the next.  A farmer friend shared that he lost 40% of his pepper crop due to these fluctuations....

Seed Packing 101

Feb 4, '15

You may have seen our retail store, but very few see what happens behind the scenes.  Here is your sneak peak!  We package the Rohrer labeled seeds in house and our mail-order department is crazy busy this time of year!

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