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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Here are some easy tips on how to grow “American Pillar” Arborvitae plants: These evergreen shrubs do best in deeply worked, fertile, well-draining soil. Till 10 in. deep; add 1 part peat moss or compost to 4 parts soil (increases drainage). The planting hole should be twice as wide as the root ball. It is […]
I have a meadow behind my house with really long prairie grass. My wife wants me to buy live plants so we get blooms right away. I will supplement with seeds. I am hoping for a variety of colors and sizes—ideally….
I live in Indiana and would like to add a lot of color using mainly perennials for the back corner and sides in this area, but I am happy to add some annual flowers. I was also looking for some climbers or taller plants and grasses to go in the back, as well. I’m looking for this area to […]
Hello. I love petunias and last summer I planted my patio planters strictly with petunias. They looked gorgeous until the end of June, when the centers of the plants (obviously the older part of the stems) became bare, resulting in the tops of the planters looking bare and ugly. Is there a petunia variety that stays […]
* Basil * Chives * Cilantro * Dill * * Mint * Oregano * Parsley * Sage * Tarragon * Thyme * Pick a container. . .any container! As long as it allows for drainage, you can grow an herb …..
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 ….