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WHY Start Seeds Indoors

It’s seed-sowing time! But what’s the best way to start seeds? How do you even begin?But are you sure you know which seeds can go directly into your garden soil, and which will do better if you start them indoors?...

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COLD HARDY VEGETABLE

These Cold Hardy Vegetables are perfect for the cool weather of early spring and good one to think about planting soon. spinach, Walla Walla sweet onion, garlic, leeks, rhubarb, rutabaga, broccoli, kohlrabi, kale, cabbage, chicory, Brussels sprouts, corn salad, arugula, fava beans,...

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Chilling & forcing flower bulbs

Speeding up the season – chilling and forcing flower bulbs  Forcing refers to tricking bulbs to bloom out of season indoors by providing them with favorable conditions for growing. Plant bulbs, such as paper white narcissus and amaryllis, indoors now,...

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Plant a fall garden

Arugula: Grow arugula like lettuce. Seeds germinate in about 5-7 days, even in cold soil. This leafy green vegetable has a spicy kick that works great mixed in salads. The dark green leaves and interesting leaf margins add a nice ornamental appeal to your garden...

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HYDRANGEA

Blooming in spring and summer, the hydrangea is considered a shrub. But despite their ability to be rather large showstoppers in your yard, how to grow hydrangeas isn’t a question even the novice gardener will need to ask – these...

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HOW TO GERMINATE GOURD SEEDS

Gourd seeds are considered difficult to germinate.  We recommend filing the sides of the seed coat with a nail file and soaking the seed in warm water overnight before sowing 1/2 in deep.  

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How to plant bitter melon seeds

How to plant bitter melon seeds

Bitter melon (Latin name: Momordica charantia) is a vegetable widely used in Asian cooking and traditional medicine.

To germinate bitter gourd seeds, we always prefer using biodegradable seedling pots. These pots will give you more control over how much water and light each plant gets, and it also makes transplanting easier.

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HOW TO PLANT TULIPS IN WARM OR COLD CLIMATES

Their vibrant colors, clean lines and classic cup-like shapes have made tulips a firm favorites for centuries. A single bloom makes a stunning statement in a simple vase, while fields of colored blooms paint entire landscapes. It’s not surprising you...

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FRESH AJI PEPPER PODS, NOW SHIPPING

PUERTO RICAN SOFRITO -  SHOP MORE FRESH PEPPER PODS Puerto Rican sofrito is easy to make at home! Vegetables and herbs are blended together to form the base for many Puerto Rican dishes. This is why Puerto Rican cuisine is...

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