Summer Watering Basics

Watering in the summer is a complex topic that can be vastly researched in order to gain a better understanding of the appropriate technique. With that in mind, here are some basic tips:

Watering in the early morning is the best time of day to water. If you water after the sun has gone down, your plants may sit in water all night which can make them susceptible to disease. Watering during the day maximizes evaporation and is inefficient.
Use mulch. Mulch helps lock in moisture.


Tasty Taters

Basics of growing potatoes:


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:



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


Berrylicious – Small Fruiting Plants

Berries have a ton of amazing qualities including  acting as an antioxidant, and being rich in fiber, vitamins and other nutrients. We have plants available that produce edible berries that can be grown in small plots and containers. Here is a list of a few of our small fruiting plants:

Viking Chokcherry:

Upright, deciduous shrub with floss dark green leaves that turn orange red in fall. White flowers are followed by black berries that attract birds and...