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,...

Benefits of Dandelions

Dandelions grow in many parts of the world. For many people, it is just a weed we can’t seem to get rid of. For the birds and the bees, it is a flower they just can’t get enough of! While being the most misunderstood flower of all time, dandelions come with many perks...
Crabgrass Prevention Guide

Crabgrass Prevention Guide

When soil temperatures reach 50-55 degrees, Crabgrass will germinate in any sunny area of your lawn if left untreated. When it comes to crabgrass, prevention is essential. Preventing Crabgrass When looking for a crabgrass preventer, you might notice products labeled...
Oxalis

Oxalis

Care & Maintenance Often referred to as Wood Sorrels, Oxalis are also known as False Shamrocks and a plethora of other common names. Of the Oxalis species in cultivation, Oxalis triangularis is the one most commonly cultivated as a houseplant.Oxalis...