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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Thinking about growing onions but not sure which variety to choose? There are three types of onions grown for bulbs. They are short-day, intermediate-day, and long-day onions. The type gives us an idea on the amount of daylight needed for the….
To successfully grow cucumbers, you should choose a spot that gets at least 8 hours of sunlight daily and is easily accessible for watering. Once you’ve found the ideal location, space will be the next factor to take into consideration. It is also important to fertilize your cucumbers at the correct times. The best time is…….
I bought habanero plants at a local greenhouse and planted them around Memorial Day. They are not looking good. Their leaves are yellow with small holes throughout. There are brown spots around the edges of the leaves and many leaves are falling off. Recently I have been watering them more often because they appear to […]
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 […]