Preparing Your First Veggie Garden

Once you’ve harvested your first crop of delicious organic vegetables and herbs, you’ll never want to eat supermarket produce again. A tomato picked green, transported long distances, and force-ripened with ethylene gas can never…

What Are Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)

GMOs: Here to Stay, For Better or Worse Do you like the idea of a strawberry with a fish gene spliced into it? We don’t either. But genetic engineering is here to stay, and we feel it’s important that our customers understand a little bit about it so that, as informed citizens, we can try […]

Average Last Frost Date Map

Timing is everything, especially when it comes to gardening. If you plan your spring plantings around the average last frost date in your region, you’re sure to have an ideal garden season. We’ll help you with reminders about when to plant seeds indoors, and when it’s safe to plant seedlings outdoors….

A Rind Is a Terrible Thing to Waste: The GHS Scoop on Composting

Composting is a great way to turn your worthless kitchen scraps and yard debris into a valuable soil amendment, and it’s also great for the environment. Consider, for example, the composting program in operation at the …..

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