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  • Geotextiles: Typar Field Blankets – Typar is a garden cover that is thicker than row cover. Read more →
  • Green Beans: All About Them – String beans are the unripe, protective pods, of various cultivars of the common bean. They’re harvested and consumed with their enclosing pods before the seeds inside have matured. Read more →
  • Growing Late Season Greens – In the heat of summer many greens are bolting (setting seed) and becoming bitter, but with a little planning you can still plant more greens throughout the summer! Read more →
  • Heirloom Tomatoes: All About Them – Heirloom tomatoes have been selected over the years for their flavor. The word “heirloom” refers to the history behind the fruit, provoking endless images of farmers in their garden taste-testing and then saving seeds from the best tomatoes. Read more →
  • Heirlooms VS Hybrids – Learn the difference between heirloom VS hybrid varieties and why they are important. Read more →
  • Hot Peppers: All About Them – Capsaicin is the heat-producing ingredient in peppers. Most of the heat is held in the seeds and the membrane, so remove them before processing or cooking if you’re sensitive to heat. Cooking or freezing won’t affect the pepper’s intensity. Read more →
  • How and When To Cut Your Garlic Scapes – Those pretty spiral stems that form above your garlic in June are edible. By removing them you’ll improve your garlic harvest! Read more →
  • How to Deadhead Flowers – Keep your annual and perennial flowers gorgeous and blooming all summer long with the simple technique of deadheading. Read more →
  • Our Fresh Dried Beans! – Get to know all of the varieties that we grow and some yummy recipes to use these heirloom varieties of dry beans. Read more →
  • Pest: Cucumber Beetles – Cucumber beetles are a small, yellow, oval beetle, smaller and more oval than a potato beetle. There are two types: the spotted cucumber is yellow with black stripes; the spotted cucumber beetle is yellow with black spots. Read more →

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