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Basics of growing potatoes:

Seeds

Store potato seed in a cool, dark, well-aerated place before planting. You can cut up a larger seed before you plant it but be careful! Each piece needs at least 2 strong eyes and you may want to dust the pieces with powdered fungicide to reduce the risk of infection. We currently have a couple of powder fungicide products to choose from:

Growing

Potatoes like well-drained, compost-enriched soil. Don’t overdo the nitrogen or you’ll...

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2017 Seeds

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The seeds you plant matter. We rely on plants for food, clothing, medicine, oxygen and life. We carry high quality seeds from intentional and forward thinking sources. We gathered information from each seed company so that you can feel good about being a part of the collective positive impact with every seed purchase. We pulled statements and imagery from the source in order to give you the most accurate information. We did not create and do not own any of the visual aids or statements below.

 

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Crazy for Succulents

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Everyone loves succulents! We have tons of different varieties, shapes, colors and sizes! Generally, they are easy to care for if you keep a few pointers in mind.

Different kinds of succulents need different kinds of care. This article offers an extremely brief description as a way to relay the general expectations for obligation in owning a succulent. If you come in to the store and pick out a succulent, we will be more than happy to give you detailed information on how to care for your...

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Poinsettias

Poinsettias are a classic holiday season plant! Their beautiful colors offer warmth and cheer to this cold time of year!

Fun Fact: They originate from Mexico and were cultivated by the Aztecs. The Aztecs used the plant for dye and to counteract fever.

Poinsettias are thought by many to be poisonous to small children and pets, but this is incorrect! A study conducted by POISINDEX® Information Service, the main source used by the majority of poison control centers, found that a 50 pound...

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Winter Gems: Amaryllis

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How to grow

We currently carry 10 varieties of blooming amaryllis bulbs (while supplies last). The flowers differ in size and you can tell how large the bloom will be by the size of the bulb. The bigger the bulb, the larger the bloom. They also vary in color and there are single and double blooming plants!

Winter can be a hard time for gardeners, but that is the great thing about amaryllis! They are exquisitely beautiful and are easy to grow indoors. The bulbs can take 7-10 weeks to...

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