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The Suncalc Sunlight Calculator Alleviates Guesswork

May 22nd, 2009

There are gardeners and landscapers who have the time and patience to memorize every condition of every space in their yards.  There are others who just have an innate sense about what plants will thrive in what locations. The Suncalc is for the rest of us.  It's a very easy-to-use device that takes all the […]

Choosing a fertilizer: the good, the bad and the fishy

May 19th, 2009

It’s Spring. The bulbs you planted last fall are sprouting, the grass is growing fast, and new leaves and buds are covering your trees. If you haven’t done so already, you’ll want to grab a rake and shovel to clear out the garden beds for the lush summer season ahead. This is a critical time […]

Heirloom Tomato Plants for Sale

May 18th, 2009

Heirloom Tomatoes must meet the test of time to be included in this special collection.  First, let's define ‘heirloom'.  According to Webster Dictionary Online, heirloom, in terms of horticulture, means that a particular horticultural variety has survived for several generations, usually due to the efforts of private individuals.  Now, think on this for a minute.  […]

Berry, Berry Good!

May 18th, 2009

Have you ever wandered upon a patch of wild raspberry bushes and picked fresh fruit to enjoy while you hiked?  There is no more refreshing summer treat than fresh berries, and as long as you have the room to grow a large bush, you can easily become a backyard berry grower. Cool down on a […]

How to Fertilize Pepper Plants

May 15th, 2009

If you are serious about the quality of your garden’s produce, you know that fertilizing properly is paramount to your success. Pepper plants, in particular, will respond well to a little extra attention at the different stages of their growth. First you will want to …

Are You a Basket Case?

May 12th, 2009

Have you viewed your neighbors' flower baskets with envy, wondering how they get those windowsill and potted arrangements to look like they're straight off of glossy magazine covers?  Well, keep reading to find out how easily you can have the same beauty in bloom around your home's exterior. AquaSav basket liners are made in sizes […]

Lantana ‘Son’ Series

May 6th, 2009

The Lantana has become a landscaping staple due to their heartiness and willingness to grow in what many plants and flowers would consider unsuitable soil.  They prefer partial to full sunlight in an area that drains well.  Lantanas are a perennial bloomer and grow indigenously in the Tropical South, as well as in the Desert […]

Excellent Service, Thanks

April 28th, 2009

I just received my ornamental sweet potato vines from you. I'm very, very happy.  Your service was excellent, very responsive when I had emailed a question about the plants. Shipping was very fast, plants arrived in excellent condition, and were nice, big, healthy and bushy looking.  Also, your prices are great. I will definitely keep […]

Terra-Sorb® Soil Amending

April 28th, 2009

Terra-Sorb® Medium Hydrogel is a high-quality, long-lasting gel that absorbs up to 150 times its weight in water and slowly releases it into the root zone for use by plants. Terra-Sorb Medium is used as horticultural soil amendment for planting, seeding, sodding, flower bed preparation and potted plants. Terra-Sorb significantly increases the water-holding capacity of soil […]

Soil Preperation Needs

April 26th, 2009

I’m not an experienced gardener and I would like, if you would, some advice on soil prep. The garden spot I have does have decent topsoil and at least 5-6 hours of direct sun. The question I have is that the garden’s soil ‘packs’ very hard over time (maybe due to ubiquitous Missouri clay), what […]