Things to Consider Before Buying a Grill

Things to Consider Before Buying a Grill

– Your yard/patio space Make sure to measure the area where you plan to place your grill as to avoid trying to put a too-big grill in a too-small space. Give grills adequate space around them for fire prevention. – Do you prefer Gas or Charcoal? A debate...
Porch Pots 101

Porch Pots 101

Selecting your pot When deciding what type of pot you want to utilize on your porch or around your garden, it’s important to invest in something that will be sturdy and withstand the outdoor environment. This is an investment, and with proper care a good pot should...
Prepping Beds 101

Prepping Beds 101

First, make sure all supply preparation is done Sharpen blades and oil hingesReplace any tool that is unsalvageablePurchase fertilizer, soil amendmentsMake sure all accessories are in order (tomato cages, trellises, etc.) Second, conduct a health check on your beds...
Save the Bees

Save the Bees

Did you know bees pollinate approximately 130 agricultural crops in the United States including fruit, fiber, nuts, and vegetables? Almost 75% of crops depend on animal pollination and these crops are five times more valuable than those that do not. Beehives can hold...
Landscape Design Tips

Landscape Design Tips

Hello and happy Saturday Farmer John’s Family! In today’s blog, we’re diving into spring landscaping with a few tips from our Nursery Manager April! Below you’ll read more about… What factors you should pay attention to in a site analysis prior to landscaping.How to...
Basic 15’ by 15’ Vegetable Garden

Basic 15’ by 15’ Vegetable Garden

Tools Needed RototillerHand ShovelRegular Shovel4 tomato cagesRakeString/line8 wooden stakes 12” longHoseHand sprayer or hose nozzleOld salt shaker¼ cup of flower10 bags topsoil10 bags cow manure Plants Needed (can be force sprouted or seed packets)...
Landscaping for Birds

Landscaping for Birds

Spring is here which means our feathered friends have returned in full force! When considering landscaping you can utilize trees, shrubs, or perennials to help attract birds to your home garden. Starting with trees, we’ve found that the red horse chestnut’s gorgeous...
Grass Seed Guide

Grass Seed Guide

Before you lay grass seed this spring, let us help you make the most of your time, money, and lawn. When to Lay Grass Seed While early fall will produce the best results, late spring to early summer is also a great time to establish your lawn. We recommend no later...
Spring Garden Cleaning

Spring Garden Cleaning

When diving into spring garden cleaning, first and foremost you’ll need a good sharp tool. Jesse recommends the simple bypass pruner for most jobs; though shears and loppers may benefit you If you’re chopping large tree branches. If you’re unsure what tool to use,...