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How to Read a Seed Packet: What the Details Reveal

By | 2018-03-03T10:04:47+00:00 March 3rd, 2018|Categories: Gardening|

As seed-starting time approaches, many gardeners are busy organizing their seed packets and making a plan so they know which seeds to start when. This process is far smoother when you know a few facts about the seeds you’re planning to start. Learning how to read a seed packet is key to successful seed-starting efforts. Why [...]

Soil Test Basics: Why and How to Take a Soil Test

By | 2018-03-03T10:00:16+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Categories: Gardening|

There’s nothing more critical to the success or failure of a farm or garden than its soil. We growers take our dirt very seriously and we go to great lengths to work on its friability and fertility, adding organic amendments and fertilizers in hopes of maximizing plant health and yields. We can see what good, crumbly, [...]