Monthly Archives: March 2011

My Grow Camp

I’ve always wanted to grow more fresh, backyard produce for my family. So last spring, I set up a Grow Camp. The results were great, and we enjoyed plenty of vegetables all summer. This month, we’re getting ready for another … Continue reading

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Repot a Tomato Seedling

When it’s time to repot your tomato seedlings, go deep. In other words, plant it so a couple inches of stem is buried. How do you know when it’s time for repotting? Do it when your seedlings are about 4″ … Continue reading

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New Colorful Windowboxes

If you’re ready to be stylish and bold, check out our Self-Watering Windowboxes in two new colors: lime green and grape. Working with our friends at Proven Winners, we searched for the perfect blend of plants, inspired by these new … Continue reading

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Bedbugs are Back

Yes, reports of bedbugs are on the rise. But the good news is that organic formulations, such as our Organic Bed Bug spray, are effective on contact, and it appears that the insects don’t develop resistance to them. Active ingredients: … Continue reading

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How Much Soil Do I Need?

Good soil is the single most important ingredient for a good garden. Raised beds give you an immediate advantage over a regular garden, because when you fill your raised bed, you can fill it with a blend of soil that’s … Continue reading

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Thin Out Your Seedlings

Nobody likes to thin seedlings. It’s fussy work, and always hard to decide which ones to save and which to toss. Here’s and easier way: When the first true leaves appear, use a scissors to snip off the extra seedlings … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Compost

We are happy to hear about a new composting program here in Burlington, VT: home pick-up of compostable kitchen scraps — by bicycle. The folks at One Revolution use special bike trailers to make pick-ups and deliveries — in all … Continue reading

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