Fall is a GREAT time to plant

So, why is fall the best time to plant trees and shrubs? Not as much watering is needed Young plants need plenty of water. It is best to give good, long soakings rather than frequent, light watering. A typical rule of thumb is to provide at least 1 inch of irrigation per week. Summertime planting requires close attention to moisture levels and much of it can evaporate with the heat of the day. Autumn’s cooler temperatures and shorter days may …

Fall is a Great Time to Plant and Pick Fast-Growing Veggies and Herbs

While the season transitions, take in all it has to offer — football games, pumpkin spice lattes, cozy sweaters, and best of all, fresh-picked produce. Picking fresh produce in the fall always feels like such a treat. Even though leaves are starting to change, your veggie garden still has plenty of time left to produce delicious tomatoes, peppers, greens and more. Help your organic garden produce more than ever this fall with these four tips from The Espoma Organic Company: Ready, …

CBD for Pets helps with Halloween Stress

CBD for Pets Helps with Halloween Stress Posted by TWINE CBD on Oct 18th 2021 Halloween is an exciting time for kids and families everywhere. Nonetheless, the hustle and bustle of everyone’s favorite October holiday can be a little stressful for your dog or cat. Between the loud noises, lights, strangers, and everything else that goes on during Halloween, your pets may have a hard time keeping their cool. Luckily, there is an easy and effective way to keep them …

Winter Survivor Pansies

Winter Survivor Pansies are guaranteed to come back next spring! Plant Winter Survivor Pansies now for brilliant color, then enjoy them again next spring. We have many, many colors of pansies to chose. Mix and match them for stunning color displays. Pansies are easy to grow, require little maintenance and will provide a beautiful fall and spring garden.

Advantages of Fall Planting

Additional Color for Your Gardens and Great Root Growth We are often asked “What are the advantages of planting perennials and shrubs in the fall?” Fall is a great time to plant perennials and shrubs due to cooler temperatures which put less stress on the plant and enable root systems to grow faster and larger. When we plant in the spring, all plants, perennials, annuals, shrubs, etc. are pushed to get a healthy mass of roots established so they can …

Are Garden Mums Annual or Perennial?

No doubt about it! Mums are the divas of the autumn garden. Mums can quickly and easily add beautiful fall colors to your home. Because of their tight, mounding habit and stunning bloom colors, garden mums are perfect for mass plantings. Although technically considered perennials, the garden mums that brighten up our landscapes in the fall are commonly treated as annuals. Because of the way they are bred, the likelihood of them surviving the winter and blooming within your desired …

It’s Time to Plant Pansies and Violas!

Want beautiful color that will survive the cool temperatures of late-fall and early-spring? Look no further than the tough, cold-tolerant, and colorful pansy. Available in many beautiful shades of white, blue, yellow, purple, red-solid blooms and blooms with “blotches” of contrasting color in the center, pansies and violas will brighten any fall through spring landscape. Our pansies are all fresh and especially healthy as they are grown locally at our own growing division right here in Kalamazoo, MI. Pansies are …

Granvia Gold

Bring sunshine to your garden with Granvia Gold! Bracteantha bracteatum ‘Granvia Gold’ Much bigger than regular strawflowers, these SUPERSIZED flowers have an intensely bright yellow color with paper like petals that will amaze you with their unique papery texture. These stunners are easy to grow, bloom early and are long lasting. Impressive in landscapes and large patio planters. This employee favorite is a full sun annual. Bonus : These flowers are a favorite for bouquets and can be harvested to …

Try our Treasure Island Tahiti Sweet Potatoes!

Edible produce and foliage in 3 different varieties. The Treasure Island series delivers months of color ground above as well as below. Leaves comes in unique shapes and colors, and the foliage tastes great in salads and smoothies. The edible roots also come in a variety of colors, are highly nutritious and are a great source of dietary fiber. Full Sun They do best in evenly moist, well drained soil. Sandy soil is ideal for cultivating large tubers that will …