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BLOG: Create your own morning garden
Aug07

BLOG: Create your own morning garden

Summer mornings are a special time in the garden. I like to get out there a little before the sun is completely up and walk around before it gets too hot. Plants look different when they are not as hot. There’s dew on the ground and oftentimes on many of the plants. It always makes me think about the pre-flood days and how strange it must have been for the people to watch Noah building a boat. Can you image what they must have been...

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BLOG: Changing the shape of grapes
Jul30

BLOG: Changing the shape of grapes

Grapes are one of the most fun things to grow in a home garden. On a small scale, they are relatively easy to grow and maintain, and they produce fruit that is pleasing to people of all ages. I know our family enjoys watching the grapes form and develop, and they really love picking and eating them! If you have never had the opportunity to snip a fresh cluster of grapes and eat them warm and sun-kissed, right off of the vine, you...

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Blog: 3 biblical principles found in gardening
Jul27

Blog: 3 biblical principles found in gardening

Keep good company People often ask me if companion planting is a real thing and does it work. My answer to that is yes and yes. The idea of companion planting is to strategically locate your crops for the purpose of increased pollination, pest management, maximizing space, creating host plants for beneficial insects and to increase the overall productivity of your garden. It requires some intentional thinking and effort, but it works....

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BLOG: Distinct and Unmistakable
Jul17

BLOG: Distinct and Unmistakable

Few garden pests are hated as much as the common tomato hornworm!  These green-in-color caterpillars eventually turn into what is known as a hawk moth or sphinx moth and have white v-shaped markings and a distinct horn-like protrusion on their posterior ends. The adult forms can get very large, and they have the ability to completely defoliate a plant in short amount of time. They feed on plants in the Solanaceae (nightshade) family...

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BLOG: Beauty of a well-watered garden
Jul10

BLOG: Beauty of a well-watered garden

In most regions, vegetable gardening is cyclical and revolves around the changing of the seasons. The most common gardening season that people think of is the warm weather, summer garden. From this growing period comes many of the most popular fruits and vegetables that folks wait all year to enjoy, including vine-ripened tomatoes, sweet watermelons and juicy peaches. On the heels of summer gardening comes fall gardening. Cooler...

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