January is the time of year when gardeners are reading seed catalogs and dreaming of warmer weather… and getting ready to break the ground in their gardens. Here at Garden Harvest Supply we are also doing a bit of ground-breaking as we launch our first blog entry. We are looking forward to creating a purposeful blog that is worthy of your time—where our experts and Master Gardeners share their tips, and visitors can post questions, provide helpful suggestions, or offer insights about our products. We look forward to your comments, and we join you in the anticipation of the first signs of spring! Garden Harvest Supply
Archive for January 2008
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Unlike the regular potato, the sweet potato prefers the warmest growing conditions. In fact, they like it hot, so we suggest waiting at least 2 to 3 weeks after the last frost to plant them. This will allow the soil to warm to a temperature ….
The brilliant color and sing-songy voice of the American goldfinch makes it one of the most desirable backyard birds. However, the elusiveness of these wild canaries makes …
Hi, can you please tell me the best way to plant and grow my Pampas grass seeds indoors this winter in order to get a head start and also be able to select the hardy ones for transplanting outdoors in the spring? Thank you, Scott Answer: Pink pampass grass can easily be started from seed. […]
There are many reasons to want to overwinter annuals indoors. You may have grown some new plants that you want to preserve for next season, or you may want the challenge and …..
While winterizing your garden (well in advance of winter), you may want to consider planting perennials, shrubs and trees. If you have at least four weeks to the first frost date in your area, the moderate temperatures and adequate moisture of…
Owning a lawn sweeper may seem like a guilty pleasure, at least to the young whipper-snappers out there, but it is money well spent and simply priceless in terms of the wear and tear on your body and the time you save on those clean up chores around the yard. With few moveable parts and […]