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March Gardening


We all know this winter has been long and drawn out. You’re probably more than ready to get going on gardening. Be patient and do not work in your planting beds if the soil is wet! Working wet soil causes compaction and closes vital air pockets. The hard work you...

April Gardening


Do a soil test to determine what amendments your planting beds need.  Soil Test Kits by LusterLeaf provide 10 tests for pH, and Nitrogen, Phosphorous, and Potash.  Our expert staff can analyze your results and will assist you in selecting the proper organic or traditional fertilizer to apply Add 1 to 2...

Dream Garden Green!

Ben HenryMay 17, '20

While visiting the local grocery store’s produce section, I checked out the tomatoes. They’re vine ripened and organically grow, Hey Great! Look at the price, OUUCH! The next display had a better price per pound but the tomatoes looked whitish/pink and probably tasted like pasty chalk. Next stop the salad...