It’s 2019 and you no longer need a yard to be a gardener. Starting out with the right materials makes is important for the success of your patio garden. A good quality potting soil, fertilizer, and the right container can make all the difference. Remember that plants in containers have to rely on the gardener […]
Planting & CarePlant in the fall after the first frost, or as soon as the ground can be worked in the spring. Break bulbs apart into individual cloves and let them sit for a few days in their papery husks before planting. Plant cloves 2 inches deep and 4 inches apart, pointy side up.Water regularly […]
Gardeners often spend the snowy days of winter planning spring planting. Starting seeds indoors is a great way to get a jump on the growing season, and watching tiny seedlings emerge on a windowsill is a wonderful reminder of spring during late winter snowstorms.Here’s what you need to get started:A plan. Make sure you know […]
The best gardens take into consideration efficiency, convenience, and beauty. A little prep and planning on the front end can help save time and energy on hot summer days. In this post you’ll find the basics of traditional and raised bed vegetable gardens. A note to beginners: take what you can from this post to […]
Did you know your green thumb can help alleviate hunger right here in Lincoln? We’re excited to kick off our annual Grow & Share program, connecting local gardeners with neighbors in our community who are in need of fresh produce. When your garden provides you with more than you can use, drop off the excess […]
Fruit trees are a rewarding addition to the landscape. Not only do they serve as beautiful spring-flowering ornamentals, they produce a crop of fruit available for picking and eating fresh off the tree. Home-grown produce tastes like nothing you can find in a supermarket, often with more nutritional value.PruningUnfortunately fruit trees have some pest and […]
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