Tricky Tomatoes

2017-03-23T15:35:18-04:00March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Hooks Tips|

Choosing Tomatoes can be tricky, one way to choose is by height. “Determinate” (or Bush) varieties of tomatoes reach a certain (predetermined) plant height, and then the plant stops growing. All the tomatoes from this plant ripen at approximately the same time (usually over a period of 1-2 weeks). They require a limited amount of [...]


2017-03-23T15:17:33-04:00March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Hooks Tips|

If you summer your Shamrock outdoors, turn the pot on its side in the fall. Let it dry out and stay outside for the first couple of frosts before bringing it in. Spread the contents of the pot out on a tray and dry completely until around Christmastime. Repot with new soil and resume care [...]

St Patrick and the Lucky Shamrock By V. Hauff

2017-03-29T20:07:13-04:00March 15th, 2017|Categories: Plants We Love|

When we think of St. Patrick's Day, the first image conjured up in our mind is often that of the Shamrock. The three leafed plant used by St. Patrick, the Patron Saint of Ireland, as a physical example to teach the Irish about the Holy Trinity. It became a fixed symbol associated with St. Patrick [...]