Taking the time to succession plan now, while things are still slow, will help keep you on track when things get busy in May and June.
Succession planting is a fantastic and creative way to make the most out of your growing season and your garden space. Instead of planting once in late Spring and harvesting in late Summer, you can enjoy a steady, continuous harvest throughout the entire growing season!
Perennial ediblesare so satisfying to grow. Every Spring you will have the pleasure of welcoming back old garden friends! These friends come back year after year to feed not only our eyes and hearts, but our families as well. With very little input compared to annual crops, edible perennials are an easy, minimalist way to increase your homegrown bounty. Isn’t Nature’s gift economy great?
Even if you’ve been gardening for some time, you may still feel a bit bewildered about some of the language around live plants and even seeds. Look through our 2019 Spring Catalogue and you’ll see words like heirloom, open-pollinated, hybridand cultivar.What does it all mean, you ask? Well, we’re here to clear up any confusion so that you can proceed confidently in the direction of your gardening dreams.
Although threatened by deforestation, the wonderful Pawpaw is making a big comeback.
Pawpaw is found almost exclusively in the wild and is difficult for the average person to find - which gives this tree almost mythical status among growers and foodies.The best way to get a hold of Pawpaw fruit is to grow it yourself - and fortunately it is quite easy to cultivate!