2020 March In the Garden

March is a great time for preparing your garden! Planting a mix of annual, perennial, and flowering shrubs in a diverse range of colors, shapes, sizes, heights, and growth habits will help to attract a variety of beneficial insects.  Beneficial insects are a great way to reduce pests naturally. Right now is a great time…

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2020 March in the Home

Spring is nearly here, and we’ve got bright new spring textiles in for the home! Soft and bright dishtowels for your kitchen in assorted designs, plus plenty of biodegradable washcloths in bold, bright designs that are great as a paper towel replacement.  There are so many to choose from. We’ve got lots of candles in…

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Acid Mix 4-3-6

Down To Earth’s Acid Mix 4-3-6 is a fertilizer specially formulated for plants that thrive in a low pH soil like blueberries, raspberries, rhododendrons, azaleas, hydrangeas, evergreen trees, and shrubs. To encourage lush flowers and fruit, apply Acid Mix in early spring for vegetative growth and again when blooms appear.  Fall applications promote root growth…

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What’s in a Candle?

Candles.  Nothing adds warmth and gentle ambiance to a space like a flickering flame over a candle.  Whether you want to be festive, relax, or set a mood, your well-placed choice of candle can accomplish just that.  There are a myriad of different fragrances available, ranging from subtle to powerful.  There are also a lot…

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Beneficial Bugs as Pest Control

Integrated Pest Management is the practice of using biological, cultural, mechanical, physical and ‘chemical’ interventions as a preventative or corrective control for plant health. Using larval and adult predatory and parasitic insects to target unwanted pests is recommended within IPM. Encouraging Predatory Insects- Bring All The Bugs To Your Yard If you have pests present…

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Le Parfait Canning Jars

There are many ways to preserve the harvest.  Freezing, dehydrating, pressure canning, and waterbath canning are all great ways to take surplus food and store it for later use.  We proudly carry Le Parfait canning jars, which are not only beautiful, but can be used for water bath and pressure canning.  Le Parfait jars have…

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