Grow Greener This Year: 5 Recycled Garden Projects You’ll Love

Recycling isn’t just about tossing items in the blue bin—it’s also about finding creative ways to reduce your household waste, and give new life to old objects! Now that we’re all trying to cut back on trips to the store and stay home more, it’s definitely worthwhile to focus on making use of what’s already available to us.  Since the gardening season is just kicking off, you might find yourself wanting some new stuff for the year ahead. Recycling something to create something new will save you money, and will feel surprisingly rewarding! Try these five recycled garden projects so…

April 6, 2020 by admin; Comments 0 Read More >

Spring Yard Clean Up

Spring cleaning is a tradition in which we clean our house, wash the windows, gut our closets and generally organize our lives. And the garden is no exception! After a long, cold winter, here’s how you can clean up your yard: Restore your Garden As the temperatures slowly start to rise above 0 and the days get longer, our garden begins to wake up from its winter hibernation. After taking some time to thaw out, it’s a good idea to do some restoration and repair, to make your garden lively again.  The winter has likely washed away soil amendments from…

March 31, 2020 by admin; Comments 0 Read More >

Kicking It Old School: How To Grow A Victory Garden

Ever heard of a victory garden? It’s okay if you haven’t — they haven’t really been in vogue since WWII. But lately, with all the unsettling world news and pressure to stay home, now is the time to make victory gardens cool again! Gardening season is just about to kick off, and we’re offering curbside pickup or delivery for whatever plants and supplies you may need. Now before you get started, you’re probably wondering; what is a victory garden anyways? Victory Gardens 101 During the war, when food rations were scarce and times were uncertain, the government started encouraging families…

March 24, 2020 by admin; Comments 0 Read More >

Grow Your Own Chicory Root: A Natural Anti-Inflammatory Herb

If you’ve never considered growing chicory root before, I highly recommend it, because this cold-hardy plant has incredible anti-inflammatory properties! There are a lot of creative ways to consume it, most notably as a coffee substitute, and it’s surprisingly easy to grow. There are plenty of different varieties grown for different things — some are grown for their leaves, which we know as Belgian endives, but the Whitloof variety is the one harvested for its powerful roots.  If a healthy, tasty coffee substitute with powerful healing properties sounds like something you’d like to get your hands on, here’s how you…

March 16, 2020 by admin; Comments 0 Read More >