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Caring for Baby Chicks

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Wednesday April 10, 2013   -   By Katie

Chickens may be “easy to care for” but baby chicks are fragile. Follow these tips to give you little peeps the best chance at a healthy adult life. Before the Chicks Arrive – Brooder Setup Baby chicks need a warm, safe, clean place to live during...

It is Now June

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday June 02, 2012   -   By Twilya

This week has been a full one!   I spent the rest of the week making deliveries, trimming tomato plants, attending t-ball games, enjoying lunch with some new friends, junking and working on my Sunday market.   Wednesday I...

Mother's Day

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday May 12, 2012   -   By Twilya

Mother’s Day Tomorrow is Mother’s Day and while we have had several beautiful baskets and planters leave, we have many more still available.   Tomorrow we will be at the Old Cheney Road Farmers Market in Lincoln, NE from 10:00 until...

Saturday - Mother's Day is One Day Away

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Friday May 11, 2012   -   By Twilya

Tomorrow is a very busy day for us and hopefully we are on your list of must visit places. Hubby is proudly stating that he is the FTD man for the day and will greet on-farm visitors with a warm smile. Be gentle though because all of the different items,...

Mother's Day Sale - Come Check Us Out!

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Friday May 11, 2012   -   By Twilya

It is a beautiful day! You need to come see us. The birds are singing and the sky is blue. The weather promises a mild day. The flowers are freshly watered and the tomato, pepper, eggplant and Swiss chard plants are all needing new homes. Your mother if...

Mother's Day Weekend Sale

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Wednesday May 09, 2012   -   By Twilya

L’Ecuyer Gardens is offering the special Mother’s Day Sale today through Saturday.   We have a huge selection of Mother’s Day baskets, containers and bedding plants.   While you are here finish your garden with a few tomato, pepper, eggplant,...

T-Ball Season is Here & We Are Gearing Up For Moth...

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Tuesday May 08, 2012   -   By Twilya

Livie after just one practice is hooked!   She loved visiting with the other girls and considering it was her first time looked pretty good in the short stop position.   She was not going to let that ball get past her!   She just might be...

The Blessings of an Early Spring!

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Saturday April 21, 2012   -   By Twilya

For those of us who took advantage of the early spring we are now reaping the rewards.   It is April 21 and I picked enough strawberries to feed the four of us for a bedtime snack.   I also photographed the first tomato of the season that is...

It is Time to Get in the Garden!

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Thursday April 19, 2012   -   By Twilya

Today is the first day of our weekend sale.   We are certain to have what you are looking for whether it is a unique or tried and true variety of heirloom tomato, bell pepper or chili pepper plants.   Perhaps you want to put in an herb garden or...

Happy St. Patrick's Day

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Friday March 16, 2012   -   By Twilya

St. Patrick’s Day Tomorrow will be dedicated to planting a new bed of leeks and onions.   If there is time I will likely add a few more rows of peas.   Today has been spent potting flowers and hanging baskets....

Valentine's Day

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Thursday February 16, 2012   -   By Twilya

Valentine's Day at L'Ecuyer Gardens was spent planting AND reaping.  I started an additional tray of tomatoes.  This week we started Rouge D'Irak, the Great White and Beefsteak.  Also planted are some additional petunias and...

Ground Hog Day

Blog: L'Ecuyer Gardens   -   Friday February 03, 2012   -   By Twilya

Ground Hog Day marked the beginning of my seed starting season.  My propagation trays are now filled with a variety of items tomatoes, broccoli, yellow strawberries, petunias, thyme, several types of lettuce and a unique plant called living stone. ...

Some Truth About Manure

Blog: Spring Hill Farms   -   Wednesday January 18, 2012   -   By David

I recently read an article in the Columbus Dispatch about the manure problem in Ohio. The article starts out " Under the best conditions, raising livestock is a dirty, smelly business." The truth is under the right conditions , raising...

Cold Crop Selections

Blog: Herbs en' Route 'Your Herbal Minute'   -   Friday January 21, 2011   -   By Michelle

Herbs en' Route   ' Custom Grows'  to your plant needs.  View our website for your selection of 2011 bedding plants, component plants, or flowering baskets.  A cold crop selection of  bedding vegetables  are available...

What's Planting? Herbs and Vegetables

Blog: Herbs en' Route 'Your Herbal Minute'   -   Monday January 10, 2011   -   By Michelle

Customers, Garden center, farm service center, stores or markets, b e selective in your choice of bedding plants .   It makes a difference when it is time to plant.   Check for pests on the plant.   Select robust, plants in color, good...

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VEGGIES VEGGIES EVERYWHERE

Blog: Fox Fire Acres C.S. A.   -   Wednesday March 10, 2010   -   By Bruce

We are growing and so are our seedlings. We have over a thousand bedding plants. Oh the mud, its growing everywhere also. Thinking about bottling it and selling it on the net for mud facials. That or just moving into greenhouse until it dries...

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Garden Centers

Blog: Herbs en' Route 'Your Herbal Minute'   -   Tuesday January 12, 2010   -   By Michelle

Herbs en' Route: Call us if you need Bedding Plants or Hanging Baskets for Spring! 

PoplularPansies and ColorfulCabbage

Blog: Herbs en' Route 'Your Herbal Minute'   -   Tuesday September 01, 2009   -   By Michelle

Herbs en' Route  - Our Fall cool weather plantings include popular pansies and the decorative cabbage  Mix n' match until you find the right color combination for your Fall landscape or container gardening.  Herbs en' Route bedding plant pansies...

Spring is coming?

Blog: Evans Family Farm   -   Wednesday March 11, 2009   -   By Merry

Last week, mother nature teased us.  We had 62 degree days.  Sun was shining on the field.  Can we plant?  No, not in Wisconsin.   Today it's 30 degrees with wind chill that dips into the single digits.  All of the snow has...


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