Posts tagged specialty mixes

The freshest flavors always come from your garden! The summer is the most exciting time for edibles, as delicious foods make their way from plant to plate in record time. Homegrown food is a rising trend and we can definitely see why many people are choosing to grow some of their favorite foods at home. When you’ve gotten to know your plants - from seed, to seedling, to produce - you know you’re eating clean, organic, and local with the best-tasting veggies grown just steps from your kitchen.

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With a tough winter and a seemingly unending Polar Vortex cold snap, it’s pretty hard to imagine what it must be like for some of our poor perennial plants, shivering their way through the winter under a layer of snow. While we are endlessly thankful for inventions like furnaces and space heaters, we don’t envy the lives of our tough perennials these days!

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Is there anything more picturesque than an afternoon at the park, or tea on the patio while feeding the wild birds? It’s easy, fun, kids love it, and our feathered friends certainly appreciate the gesture. But one thing’s for certain: birds have a very selective diet, and while they may be quick to snatch up scraps of “people food” when it gets tossed out into the yard, that doesn’t mean it’s good for them. Here are few more friendly breadcrumb alternatives to consider.

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