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Why Feed Corn Feed?

January 2nd, 2014

I discovered how much wild birds love corn feed quite by accident. This past summer I expanded a pen to enclose my chickens because I was losing so many to coyotes. This resulted in my feeding them where they are more easily observed through my back windows, along with the realization that my wild bird […]

Flower Seeds On Sale Now!

December 31st, 2013

Already Looking Forward to Spring Flowers? We Are Too! So, We're Celebrating Spring in Advance With 15% OFF Every Flower Seed in Stock! Choose from HUNDREDS of Varieties! Now is the ideal time to start thinking about what your yard will look like in the spring, BEFORE you are totally inundated with every blooming thing […]

We Sell Only Organic Non-GMO Vegetable Seeds

December 30th, 2013

Genetically modified (GM) seeds and plants are also identified as GMOs, which stands for genetically modified organisms. The reason the word organisms is included is because GMO vegetable seeds and plants have had their DNA changed in a laboratory. DNA strands have been spliced using genetic engineering and through experimentation with both plant-based and non-plant-based […]

Perennial Plants On Sale

December 24th, 2013

SAVINGS PERPETUALLY on PERENNIALS! That's right: The 10% you save now goes on for years. That's what perennials are all about! Perennials are the foundation for your landscape planseven if you don't have a plan. Do you have a spot in your yard that you'd really like to see permanently decorated? Do you wonder every […]

How to Get Rid of Snakes

December 23rd, 2013

Most of us, at one time or another, will be faced with the problem of how to get rid of snakes. Snakes, like a great many species of the animal kingdom, have had to adapt to a world filled with humans. The truth is that as snake habitats shrink and populations increase, there will be […]

EarthWay Garden Products On Sale

December 18th, 2013

Make the Gardener in Your Life Ecstatically Happy and We'll Make YOU Happy with 20% OFF All EarthWay Garden Tools, Accessories and Parts* Just in time for Christmas! Just imagine the look on your favorite gardener's face when he or she unwraps one of these: EarthWay Precision Garden Seeder (Model 1001B) – In just one […]

Gourmet PopcornShare the Love

December 17th, 2013

I can still remember the sound of popcorn popping in the kitchen. I can smell that unmistakable aroma, hear my mom laughing as, once again, she had too much popcorn in that old, beat-up aluminum popcorn pan and she had to dump what was already popped out of the top into a bowl while making […]

How to Grow Amsonia Plants

December 16th, 2013

Here are some easy tips for growing wildflower Amsonia plants: Amsonia plants prefer moist, well-draining soil rich in organic matter, but they do well in most garden soil. Dry conditions will stunt growth, so in drier areas, plant Amsonia in semi-shade. Indoors, grow in a soil-based potting mix. Put Amsonia in bright light, and water freely. […]

Starting Geraniums from Seed

December 13th, 2013

The easiest and most common way to start geraniums from seed is indoors using peat pellets in seed starting trays. You can buy them already populated, or reuse trays you already have, just buying the peat pellets to refill the trays. Sowing in seed starting trays has multiple advantages: The seeds/seedlings can be watered from the […]

Why Serve Homemade Spreads?

December 12th, 2013

Pumpkin butter is just one homemade spread that will make all your fall meals more memorable.  And, you can serve delicious homemade spreads without having to do any of the work! If you have ever tasted store-bought apple butter, you may have found that it can fall quite short of the apple butter of your […]