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May is Gardening for Wildlife Month

Wildlife gardening is the practice of creating a garden that is attractive to wildlife, such as birds, butterflies, bees, and other insects. By providing food, water, and shelter, wildlife gardens can help to support the populations of these important creatures. There are many ways to create a wildlife garden. Some simple tips include: Plant native plants. Native plants are adapted to the local climate and conditions, and they provide food and shelter for native wildlife. Leave some dead plant material. Dead leaves, twigs, and other plant material provide food and shelter for insects and other small creatures. Create a water feature. A birdbath, pond, or even a small container of water can provide a vital source of water for wildlife. Avoid using pesticides...

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2023 Pepper List

Here is the list of pepper plants that we are growing for the 2023 season: Alliance Habanero Primero Red Ancho Gigantia (Limited) Holy Mole Aruba Hungarian Hot Baron (Red Beauty) Hungarian Sweet "Bernie's" Hungarian Sweet Jalafuego Big Bertha Jalapeno Big Red (Limited) Jalapeno Tam Biscayne Jamaican Yellow Cajun Belle Lemon Drop California Wonder Melrose California Wonder Orange Merlot Candy Cane Chocolate Cherry Mexi-Bell Carmen Muscato Carolina Reaper North Star Cayenne Large Red Thick Orange Sun (Limited) Cayenne Long Slim Ozark Giant Chablis Poblano (Tasty Poblano) Cherry Pick (Limited) Pot-a-peno (Larger pots only) Chili Shishito Purple Jalapeno Chocolate Beauty Red Cherry (Limited) Cubanelle Red Chili Crusader Redskin Devil Serrano Sandia (Limited) Early Jalapeno Serrano Chili Early Sunsation Serrano Tampiqueno (Limited) Fatali...

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2023 Tomato List

We take pride in growing a wide variety of tomatoes at the greenhouse. Here is the list of the tomatoes we will carry this year:   Abe Lincoln-Improved  Indigo Cherry Drop  Ace Indigo Rose Amish Paste Jet Star  Arkansas Traveler Juliet  Beefmaster  Kellog's Breakfast Beefsteak  Lemon Boy  Bellatrix Marglobe  Better Boy  Mortgage Lifter Better Bush  Moskvich Big Beef  Mrs. Maxwell's Big Italian  Big Boy  Omar's Lebanese Black Krim  Patio  Black Opal  Pineapple  Box Car Willie  Rapunzel Brandywine  Red Cherry Large  Brandywine Red Red Pear  Brown Berry  Roma  Bumble Bee Rutgers  Campbells 33  San Marzano  Carmello  Soldacki  Celebrity  Sungold  Champion  Sun Sugar Cherokee Purple  Supersonic Hybrid  Cherry Falls (limited) Supersweet 100  Chocolate Cherry  Sweet Million  Delicious  Sweetie (Limited) Early Girl  Tasty...

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Houseplants: They’re Not Just for Show

Many gardeners have houseplants during the winter to bring a little bit of the outdoors in, and some green into the otherwise gray and white environment.  But did you know that having houseplants in your home can actually improve your health?    Here are a few reasons you should have houseplants:  Plants are Cold-Fighters: According to, indoor plants reduce cold-related illnesses by more than 30% due to the fact that they increase humidity while decreasing levels of dust in the air.   Plants can remove airborne contaminants while also reducing the levels of carbon dioxide: During the process of photosynthesis, plants draw in carbon dioxide from the air and then release oxygen. By drawing in the carbon dioxide in your...

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