Fall is a favorite time for gardeners. It’s a time where our hard work of nearly a year really pays off. No matter if you
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The following “How to” projects are filled with helpful hints to increase your gardening enjoyment. We are continuously updating and adding new projects, so bookmark this page and revisit often. Each “How to” project can be downloaded or printed for future reference. Enjoy your new experience.
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Container gardening is an anywhere sport. Placing fun or unusual containers with seasonal plants adds variety and is a great way to express your unique
At Mid-Summer in the midwest growing season, many gardeners patiently wait for their crops to mature, examining every bloom. However, the itch to plant something
Like the song says, “There’s just two things money can’t buy, and that’s true love and homegrown tomatoes.” When you bite into a sun-warmed tomato
First, create your garden plan. Click here to see our guide for a successful garden plan. Once you have created your garden plan, make a
If you are a gardener with pumpkin spice running through your veins all year long, this is the “How to” for you. We love early
We are always looking for unique ways to add interest to our garden. One of our favorite ways to increase harvest and add a touch
Window boxes are not just for raising colorful flowers to enhance your home’s exterior. They are also great for vegetable and herb gardens. If you
Nursery Stock Seedlings Purchasing nursery stock plants such as tomato, pepper and eggplant at lawn and garden centers has become popular as it saves time in
Selecting the plants for your Sphagnum Moss-lined Hanging Baskets should compliment your growing season and the effect you want to create. Annuals or perennials mixed
Soil testing is highly recommended for gardens, potted plants, and lawns every year. If your soil does not contain the proper nutrition for your plant,
In most northern climates, gardeners have long known about the benefits gained when you start seeds indoors. In particular when using seeds to start their own vegetable and flower plants. Not only can you choose the exact plant variety you want to grow in your garden, but you also will be able to maintain the organic growing conditions that may not exist from commercially-grown plants. Generally, only the most common flower and vegetable plants are available at your local garden center during the Spring of the year. Growing your own plants from seed can provide you with a truly unique and enjoyable garden.
There are some wonderful uses for sphagnum moss for keeping your bulbs and tubers safe over winter. For this tutorial we will store tubers from
Mary Poe’s Mix is a perfect potting soil mix for the sensitive needs of African Violets. It is light weight, easy to plant, clean to
Starting your own seeds is a great way to add variety to your garden, and optimize your garden blooms. Many people initially get into seed
Growing lovely Paperwhite bulbs indoors is a fun fall or winter project. There are many varieties and colors available, so they can accent any décor, table and
When the nights get longer, and the children start whispering about sugar plums, one often feels a craving for the nostalgic scents of home. Before
When you think of wreaths, your first thoughts may be a pine Christmas wreath or a straw wreath hanging on a door. A living wreath
Long Fibered Sphagnum Moss Benefits The unique water retentive properties of Mosser Lee’s Long-fibered Sphagnum Moss provide an organic, easy and inexpensive method of caring
We are using Mosser Lee’s Long Fibered Sphagnum Moss and Mosser Lee’s Horticultural Charcoal to help with water retention and to protect the plant roots
Air layering is the successful method of plant propagation that has been used for centuries by the Chinese. It is a simple and easy method
Historically, sphagnum moss grew in the wetlands over a large portion of the northern area of North America. Vegetation and sphagnum moss were destroyed during