November in the Home

November is here, and that means that the holidays are drawing near. Whether you’re mailing out gifts, doing porch delivery, or gathering safely with a small group in your circle, you can make heartfelt (and delicious) gifts that will bring cheer.  Small Business Saturday is coming up on November 28, and it is a great…

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November in the Garden

Prevention and Maintenance Cold, frosty weather is here, and winter is on its way.  What can you do in the garden right now? Protect: Protect your winter veggies.  Cover them with a row cover like remay (we sell by the yard) or a portable cold frame.  Disconnect your garden hoses, drain, and insulate any outdoor…

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October in the Home

We are all familiar with spring cleaning, but autumn is also a great time for cleaning.  As we move toward being indoors more often when the weather changes, it’s nice to have a clean, inviting home space where you’ll likely be spending the majority of your time.  Some great areas to pay attention to are…

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October in the Garden

Fall is the PERFECT time for planting! We have garlic, trees, shrubs, and gorgeous perennials & herbs that are ready to go into the ground now. Visit soon for best selection. Planting: You can plant trees, shrubs, perennials, and more right now.  It’s still a good time for planting garlic, and we do have some…

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What to Plant in October

It’s hard to believe we are already in October!  Fall is an excellent time for planting trees, shrubs, perennials, and more.  And what about that veggie garden? We’ve compiled a handy list of things that you can plant right now. By Seed: Garlic (cloves) Onion (bulbs) Shallots (bulbs) Cover Crops: Crimson Clover Fava Beans Oats…

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2020 Garlic Variety List

We are selling fast!  Please note the varieties sold out for the season are marked in red.  Visit soon for best selection. HARDNECKS [SOLD OUT] Chesnok Red This purple-stripe garlic is a perennial favorite among DTE employees. Chesnok Red originally hails from Shvelisi in the Republic of Georgia. It boasts great flavor, good size, &…

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August in the Garden

Planting – Now is a great time to plant for fall harvesting!  Come visit our nursery soon to see our selection of fall veggies, herbs, and greens.  It’s also the right time for mid-summer pea planting! – If you have empty space in the garden that you won’t be filling with plants, consider protecting your…

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August in the Home

It’s canning time! Abundance is overflowing from the garden, neighbors are doing zucchini stealth drops, farmer’s markets are lush, and farm stands have a lot of organic produce to offer. What to do with all the excess bounty ripening on the vine? Check out our Canning 101 blog to brush up on waterbath canning basics…

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