There’s nothing more exciting than producing something great and being able to sell it in a legitimate business location. As outdoor enthusiasts who like to shop locally and patron businesses with a strong connection to the local community, we like to visit places like the Moscow Co-Op. What’s even more exciting is they have been buying produce from our farm to sell in their store! Continue reading
Fall has arrived and the trees have started to develop their rich seasonal color. Halloween is just around the corner. You have successfully grown pumpkins to their full size and it is time to pick the spherical gourds of bright orange. Here are a few tips to help you know when your pumpkin is done and how to pick the perfect pumpkin. Continue reading
Have any of your plants turned yellow or become discolored? Sometimes this can happen with little to no warning, leaving experienced gardeners confused and upset. The leaves will quickly fall and the plant will wither, which can be a very sad event for a plant lover. Luckily, here’s a great infographic by Safer Brand that helps to explain common causes of why your plants turn yellow, and ways you can fix it. Continue reading
Do you love fresh produce? Honey bees are critical to ecosystem and human health and unfortunately, pesticides have caused colony collapse all over the world. This has to stop. Honey bee colonies should be nourished for a productive and ecologically sound future. Continue reading
Garlic is a magical plant. The cloves have antibacterial and healing properties and add a fragrant zing to every food item. Here is how you can grow garlic yourself, starting by sprouting it indoors.
Garlic can be grown using the cloves you already have in your kitchen! I sprouted my garlic indoors using cloves from a bulb I had inside my fridge. Garlic sprouts faster when kept at colder temperatures so place it in the fridge 1-2 weeks before you want to start growing it. Continue reading