Our Blog | March 2016

Let Spring Begin!

by: EJ on 03/18/2016
Posted in: Gardening

This weekend marks the beginning of spring.  We hope you have taken advantage of our spring sale and loaded up with lots of great gardening books.  If not, don't worry, you have until midnight tonight! Just make your book selections then enter the coupon code GARDEN16 at the checkout.

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The Ides of March

by: EJ on 03/15/2016
Posted in: Food , Gardening , Guest Posts

Today's blog is written by David Sewak, co-author of Mycelial Mayhem: Growing Mushrooms for Fun, Profit and Companion Planting, just recently off press and selling like hot cakes!

 “Beware the Ides of March”-Brutus to Caesar From Shakespeare’s Caesar
 

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The Joys of a Forest Garden

by: Sara on 03/14/2016

The dream of combining two of my favourite things, gardening and the forest, comes alive in today's post from Jeanine Davis, the co-author of Growing and Marketing Ginseng, Goldenseal and Other Woodland Medicinals . I had heard of forest gardens in terms of incorporating fruit and nut trees, shrubs, herbs, vines and perennial vegetables, but I …

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How to Identify and Manage Pests in the Garden

by: EJ on 03/11/2016
Posted in: Gardening

There is nothing more frustrating that seeing your seedlings sprout from the ground, only to return the next day to find some devilish creature has destroyed them!  One year, a mouse carefully dug up every pea I planted, leaving only little holes just the right size for cute tiny paws.  Or, equally as likely, I find leafless stalks with the tell …

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Spring Sowing with Pam Dawling

by: Sara on 03/10/2016

Well we were hit with a doozie of a rain and windstorm last night that has left many without power this morning...but the sun is creeping out and with no digital distractions, I imagine many may head outdoors to start getting the garden in shape...except for me, as I have power :(...so for the rest of us...check out this great blog from Pam …

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