Some say, the darker the berry, the sweeter the juice. I believe that is the case with the blackberry. They are perennial and tend to grow very rapidly in season and lie mostly dormant outside of it’s growing season. There are many great things about growing blackberries aside from the tasty fruit itself.Read More
Given the rapidly growing quantity of organic products, government agencies have created regulations to make sure that the public is well-informed. This includes organic food certificates from reputable suppliers.
We need more from agriculture without the use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides to make the service of organic food certificates. Every aspect of a growing process must meet strict standards to gain organic seed certification.Read More
Grow what you eat, eat what you grow.
Central PA Gardening is presenting a challenge to bring food close to home. The 100 Foot Diet Challenge reduces the traveling distance from field to table from miles to a few steps — right outside your back or, even, front door.
Fairies have that magical way of making you feel like you are sharing a secret with a special friend who no one else knows about. Of course that special someone has to have a garden all their own. It is a place where you are taken from reality for a few moments in time. Maybe it’s time you started your own fairy garden. Read More
Fall – what a beautiful time of year. The season is beginning nicely, with just slightly cooler temperatures. This crazy thing called weather has us betting on snow before Thanksgiving this year. Have you ever noticed an amazing part of this year is we all see little puffs of spider webs around the landscape? I think it becomes more obvious with the dewy mornings and just slightly darker skies.Read More
Many of us are busy connecting with family and friends now during the holiday season. The plants we focus on – momentarily – are holiday centered evergreen trees, poinsettias and amaryllis. But soon, this will pass and we will be left with a many week void between holiday greens and seed starting. If you need a garden fix between now and Super Sow Sunday, consider visiting the High Line in New York City or Longwood Gardens.
Organic vegetable gardening is now a fast-growing market and industry all over the world. Many people are becoming more and more aware of the dangers of traditional farming and gardening. At the same time, they are becoming aware of the merits of organic vegetable gardening.Read More