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How to Plant Grass Seed

Jun 10, '20

Basic Information about Grass and Seeds Earlier this spring, I tossed handfuls of leftover grass seed on the bare patches of my suburban lawn and expected to wait a few weeks and have a luxurious lawn that would be the envy of the neighborhood – green, lush, free of weeds....

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Spring Fertilizing Tips

Apr 12, '19

Spring Fertilizer Tips from Laura   Laura walks us through the best ways to fertilize trees, shrubs, perennials in early spring. Always make sure you see some growth on your plants before you give it any fertilizer. When Gardening, always begin with the soil. Organic fertilizer “feeds the soil that feeds...

What Kind of Yellow and White Sweet Corn to Plant?

Jun 8, '18

White, yellow, and bi-color sweet corn suggestions: The time has finally come for planting sweet corn and we would like to suggest a few of our top performing varieties. If you prefer white sweet corn, we highly recommend our Avalon Triple Sweet variety, an 82 day corn, producing exceptional sweet...

June, July, & August... What to Plant in the Garden?

Jun 8, '18

Summertime is still a great time to plant certain seeds! Below we list some great options: June is already upon us and it’s almost summer but there is still plenty of time to sow a variety of vegetable seeds in the garden. Here in the mid-Atlantic region, pumpkins, winter squash,...

An Unexpected Groundcover

Apr 26, '16

Last year we installed raised beds in our small kitchen garden.  We had access to free, HUGE beams and the ability to construct them (thanks, Dad!) so it seemed crazy not to add them.  When they went in, we found a use for the mountain of bricks we’ve dug up...