Nothing beats harvesting your own greens for a salad. They are very easy to grow and compared to supermarket prices, quite economical. You can start your greens from seed or plant starts. We offer a large selection of mixed greens and lettuces, you can check out our varieties under the ‘Classic Vegetables’ and ‘Heirloom Vegetables’… Read More.
Mint is one of those plants that gardeners seem to love to hate. Not because of its many fantastic uses but because of its ability to spread and take over. I admit that it does seem to have lofty ideas about taking over the world but I truly can’t imagine a garden without mint. What… Read More.
I’ve been in love with Calendula for as long as I can remember. It’s one of the first seeds I ever planted and was thrilled at how many came up. Way back then my motto must have been ‘No Seedling Left Behind’ because I planted them EVERYWHERE! In a few weeks our herb garden, flower… Read More.
Peonies still take my breath away every spring! Despite their sweet and delicate appearance, peonies are one of the hardiest perennials you can grow. They don’t have a huge amount of rules for success, just give them plenty of sun, well drained soil, and a bit of organic fertilizer and they’ll reward you with blooms… Read More.
I’m always on the lookout for a plant that is different & will stand out in my garden. I came across ‘Euphorbia characias wulfenii’ at a greenhouse that sadly, was going out of business. I knew it was a Euphorbia of some kind but none of the employees could tell me which variety. I think… Read More.
Arugula has to be my favorite salad green. I adore the peppery zip it adds to salads, sandwiches, & pizza. Also known as rocket, roquette & rugula, arugula packs a mighty punch of vitamins. Compared to some lettuce varieties it contains eight times the amount of bone-healthy calcium; five times the vitamin A, vitamin C… Read More.
Maybe it’s due to the fact that most of my ancestors came from Ireland, Scotland, & Wales, but I absolutely love St. Patrick’s Day! It’s the one day of the year that I can get away with serving corned beef and cabbage for dinner. Paul isn’t so fond of this meal but finds it… Read More.