8 Essentials for Fall

8 Essentials for Fall

Calling all fall lovers!! Fall into the season with these items perfect for your favorite season. Farmer John’s has you covered. From spooky decor to cozy sweaters, here are 8 essentials for fall 2021.  Stackable Pumpkins If you’ve been to Farmer John’s recently...
Building a Terrarium

Building a Terrarium

Tips for Making a Terrarium Terrariums are great because you have full control over the design. You can mix and match different mosses and plants to make it your perfect fit. It’s like your own personal garden in a globe! There are many different methods to make a...
5 Plants to Improve Your Mental Health

5 Plants to Improve Your Mental Health

Ever noticed the serotonin that runs through your body when you walk into an indoor jungle? Or you’ve noticed that one coworker who always has a plant on their desk? There’s a scientific reason for that. Plants reduce symptoms of depression, anxiety, and stress. Today...
Prepping your houseplants before your vacation

Prepping your houseplants before your vacation

As the world gets back to traveling you may be ready to head out of town for a bit. But what about your plant babies you worked so hard to grow? Leaving on vacation doesn’t have to mean phoning a friend to take care of your indoor jungle. Today we are learning about...
Deterring Wildlife from your Garden

Deterring Wildlife from your Garden

Imagine you curated your garden and wake up and find a deer nibbling at your flowers! Have you been there? Wildlife can be cute in nature but destructive to your plants. Today we will look at some natural ways to deter wildlife from your garden.  First identify...
Picking The Perfect Pot

Picking The Perfect Pot

Feeling a little lost when it comes to picking the perfect pot? While terra cotta, plastic and ceramic pots can all be a perfect home for your houseplant, there are pros and cons to using each. Today we’re diving into picking the perfect pot for your plant. First,...
HARD TO KILL HOUSEPLANTS

HARD TO KILL HOUSEPLANTS

Do you identify as a houseplant killer? Does the idea of a high-maintenance plant send shivers down your spine, yet you still want to begin an indoor jungle? Have no fear, Farmer John’s is Here! Today we’re looking at SIX plants that are easy to take care of and hard...
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...