Dirty Little Secret – Chives

This week’s Dirty Little Secret is all about chives.  Plant chives in your apple orchard to prevent scale. Plant chives around your tomatoes to add calcium to the soil. This will help prevent blossom rot. Also, chives a great draw for pollinators. Bees love chives and the more bees, the more pollination, and more...

May 22

Plant tomatoes deep – this allows for more roots to form which provides more moisture. Also there are determinate tomatoes  (Like Big Boy) – determinate tomatoes need to be staked and the suckers pinched to promote fruit growth; indeterminate tomatoes do not need to be staked and DO NOT pinch suckers – this is where the tomatoes...

May 8

It’s a great time to plant perennials. Our perennials are hardened and can be planted now! Plus the ground is soft and easy to work with. Planting perennials now allows you to establish a foundation for your garden allowing you to fill in curb appealing...