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How to grow bee balm with Home Farm Herbery Bee Ba...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Sunday March 17, 2013   -   By Arlene

Bee Balm Heirloom Seeds - Wild Bergamot Seed   Bee balm, also called monarda, is a flowering herb with a long history as a medicinal and plant. American colonists used it to make tea, and...

Everything You Wanted to Know About Dill Weed and ...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Tuesday March 12, 2013   -   By Arlene

Everything You Wanted to Know About Dill Weed and Then Some© by Arlene Wright-Correll Home Farm Herbery Dill weed is a really unique perennial herbal plant that we grow at Home Farm Herbery not only for its leaves, but also for its...

Seed germination is quite simple… right?

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Monday March 11, 2013   -   By Arlene

Seed Germination   Seed germination is quite simple… right?   Usually it is. However, sometimes problems do occur and the problem is easy to describe.   Mostly someone says, “My seeds didn’t germinate”....

Busy!

Blog: Debbie's Garden   -   Monday March 11, 2013   -   By Chickadee1

The weather is turning, and I hope for good! So glad to be able to work outside in short sleeves yesterday...felt good!  Everyone seems to be busy ordering seed, which is keeping me busy too! Now is a good time for me to go through my "stash" of...

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2013 Journal

Blog: Ward Hilltop Farm   -   Sunday March 10, 2013   -   By LuvPats

Three weeks ago, after having Cardinals at our feeder all winter, they began to call. It was the first sign of spring. Two weeks ago, sign number two was a flock of 14 wild turkey hens lollygagging over the bridge after coming over the bank at Lynch Creek and...

The "To-Do" List

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Saturday March 02, 2013   -   By Jeff

How many of you have a "To-Do" list? I am really not much of a list person, but in the effort to become more organized, I have created a "To-Do" list for the immediate time. These are some things I will be concentrating in the upcoming days...

Leeks - Cold Frame - Hot Bed

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Thursday February 28, 2013   -   By Jeff

v\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} o\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} w\:* {behavior:url(#default#VML);} .shape {behavior:url(#default#VML);} One of our main goals at Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce is to produce a top quality vegetable,...

Planting in Newspaper Pots

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Thursday February 28, 2013   -   By Katie

Some of the 450-or-so onion seedlings I’ve sown already are starting to come up! They’re just tiny twigs of green but they remind me that spring will be here soon! In March I’ll really be into starting seeds as I shared in this post about planting by...

Urban Farm Heirloom Seed Company

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Thursday February 21, 2013   -   By Katie

Seeds are a hot topic at Arcadia Farms these days. We just wrapped up an heirloom seed giveaway this past week. The week before that I shared a Seed Starting Spreadsheet with you that can help you determine when to plant seeds and approximately when...

Whats the deal with seeds?

Blog: Miss Scarlett's Homegrown Produce, Texas-made Gifts & More   -   Wednesday February 20, 2013   -   By Miss Scarlett

With all the "buzz" words flying around when it comes to seeds, it is hard to know which seeds you should buy when panning your garden.  One thing that is for sure is people seem genuinely concerned about using non-gmo seed.  I hear it all...

Seed starting tips

Blog: Wild Things Farm   -   Wednesday February 20, 2013   -   By Terry

This post could also be called "well duh!" A friend gave me some seed starting flats that have tiny cells in them, maybe 1/2" square or so, and there are probably close to 400 cells in the flat (I haven't counted them but there's a LOT)  I...

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2013 Seed Starting Plan

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Wednesday February 06, 2013   -   By Katie

I’m getting giddy about spring now that I’ve purchased seeds for our 2013 gardens! I spent a lot of time looking through websites and catalogs last week to make my selections. I started my seed search having a general idea of what I wanted to grow...

Seed Sources

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Wednesday January 30, 2013   -   By Katie

I did it! After many hours of possibly making the process more complicated than it needed to be looking through seed options, I’ve selected plant varieties for Arcadia Farms’ 2013 season! This is an exciting time for a gardener – exploring the...

Overveiw of 2013 Preps

Blog: Miss Scarlett's Homegrown Produce, Texas-made Gifts & More   -   Friday January 25, 2013   -   By Miss Scarlett

Since we have a Facebook page and a website, I suppose the next thing to do is to begin a blog.  Well, here it is folks, our first blog entry.  I just wanted to write this to give you a little preview of things you may read upon this blog.  We...

Junko's Garden expansion has started!

Blog: Junko's Garden LLC   -   Sunday September 30, 2012   -   By Junko

We have broken ground on our new 4300 square foot facility!  Exciting times ahead at Junko's Garden!   junkosgarden.com

More Garden Junque Ideas, Window Pane Mini Greenho...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Wednesday August 08, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

Ryan and I were transplanting more tomatoes in the green house yesterday... he enjoys playing in the dirt~ after all he is a boy.  He got 14 flats done and was quite pleased with himself, especially with him earning fifty cents a flat...

'Guinea Pig' Meals, Seed Packet Magnets, Sheets fo...

Blog: For Dragonflies And Me   -   Friday June 29, 2012   -   By Neil & Jean

"Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; They are sunshine, food, and medicine to the soul." Luther Burbank Meals are important at our house~ they are a time where we all sit together...

Scouting

Blog: Bountiful Blessings Farm Produce   -   Monday June 04, 2012   -   By Jeff

This morning I spent at least two hours scouting the fields for any potential problems. I really only noticed one problem, weeds. Even though we spend a lot of time weeding and cultivating, those pesky little buggers seem to always haunt us. Nevertheless, one...

A Special Tomato Story

Blog: Seasons at Procter Farm   -   Friday June 01, 2012   -   By Rebekah

June 1, 2012 Last month I was contacted by a woman interested in giving me a couple of tomatoes. This woman's name was Deanna Douglas, and these weren't just some ordinary tomatoes. She explained to me that these heirloom fruits had been...

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