Veggies

Featured Peppers

Time to plant peppers! Here are some of our featured pepper varieties with recipes we want to try for each variety. Click here to see more pepper recipes on our Pinterest Board. 

 

Shishito

Small, mild peppers that are great for roasting, pan frying and grilling. They char when cooked and adopt a delicious, rich flavor. They are traditionally harvested when green, but they get sweeter if left to grow until they are orange or red. Prolific. Click here to see delicious recipes.

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Hail Recovery

There is never a dull moment when you  are gardening in Colorado! If the spring storms are beating up your garden, here are some tips to help them recover!

You can apply organic Bonide Copper Fungicide as soon as possible after the storm on your plants’ wounds. This will help prevent fungal infections.
Keep as many remaining leaves as possible.  If more than half of a leaf is intact, leave it and let it create energy for the plant.
Remove broken and shredded leaves, stems...

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Growing Tomatoes 101

Site selection: Site selection is incredibly important for growing tomatoes. Tomatoes should be grown in areas that receive full sun. South or Western facing areas are preferable. 6 hours of sunlight is generally the minimum requirement for successful tomato growing. Depending on personal circumstances and varieties, tomatoes can be grown in containers, raised garden beds or rows.

Amending the Soil: Tomatoes prefer a soil pH of about 6-6.8. (7 being neutral). Colorado soils that have never been...

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I Feel Good from my Head To-Ma-Toes!

It is time to grow tomatoes! Our tomatoes are grown naturally right here in our greenhouses and we have over 50 varieties! Below are a few of our favorites. While supplies last.

Tomatillo - Ideal for cooking Mexican food and green salsas. These tall and vigorous plants produce high yields.

Photo Credit: totallytomato.com
 

Tasti-Lee - Some of the brightest red tomatoes out there! Contains a high level of antioxidants. Classic tomato – great for...

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Bare Root Fruits to Plant Now

These fruits are in stock now and can be planted anytime!

Strawberries

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Jewel Raspberries

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 Goji Berries

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 Blackberries

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 Grapes

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 Raspberries

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 Blueberries

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Tasty Taters

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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Potatoes, Onions, Strawberries and More!

Potatoes, Onions, Garlic, Strawberries, Asparagus and Rhubarb are in! Leafy greens including Chard, Kale, Lettuce, Spinach and Cabbage are also here! We listed some of our most popular varieties of potatoes, onions and garlic below!

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Potatoes

We have amazing all-purpose potatoes, potatoes for mashing or frying, purple, red and yellow potatoes...whatever your heart desires!

Yukon Gold
Russet...

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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.
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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...

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