Gardening 2017-06-05T15:34:07+00:00
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The Importance of Soil

November 1st, 2017|0 Comments

The Importance of Soil Home gardeners and professionals alike know that crop failure, pest damage, and poor soil conditions can be major challenges, but no matter the scale of your growing area, the [...]

Raised Bed Garden Design

September 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Raised Bed Garden Design Whether you’re a rural dweller with plenty of open space or a suburban or urban type with a smaller patch of grassy land, you can enjoy the process and [...]

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Two Paths from Seeds to Seedlings

August 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Two Paths From Seeds to Seedlings I’ve worked on several farms over the last three years, most recently at the Carversville Farm Foundation in Pennsylvania. It’s hard work, some of the hardest work [...]

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Gypsy Moth Caterpillars Meet the Zombie Apocalypse

July 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Gypsy Moth Caterpillars Meet the Zombie Apocalypse A Gypsy Moth Caterpillar Massachusetts – and maybe other states – started off this year’s growing season with a horrible infestation of [...]

Choosing the Best Pruning Shears for You

June 8th, 2017|0 Comments

The pruner’s sole job is to cut plants in your yard, garden or farm. It’s far superior to a knife, and much better than snapping things off with your hands. [...]

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When it’s Time to Call a Dead Tree Dead

June 1st, 2017|0 Comments

I’ve been growing various fruit trees in Central Mass for about 5 years; long enough to have one great harvest of plums, but not long enough to really [...]

  • Hose Connectors

How to Repair a Garden Hose

May 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Nothing is worse than gearing up for spring gardening and finding that you have a damaged hose. Our Garden Hose Repair Kit quickly and easily connects two lengths of hose together [...]

  • Tools for Spring: Heavy Duty Broom

Garrett Wade’s Essential Tools for Spring

May 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Now that the ground is thawing and the sun is shining, we wanted to share some of our favorite tools for the spring. Bringing the lawn and garden back from winter dormancy [...]