2019 Garlic Varieties

Whoohoo, it’s garlic time!!!  We’ve got a lot of customer and employee favorites, with a handful of new-to-us varieties! Check out the list below for the garlic types and brief descriptions to consider planting for next year’s harvest, and visit us soon for best selection.   HARDNECKS Chesnok Red This purple-stripe garlic is a perennial…

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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

If you are suffering from pests in your garden, don’t panic! A beneficial bug is a valuable garden helper, either providing pollination or pest control as part of an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) system. IPM is the practice of using biological, cultural, mechanical, physical and ‘chemical’ interventions as a preventative or corrective control for plant…

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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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All American Pressure Canner

We are in the midst of canning season.  Berries are ripening, and as the summer starts to heat up, gardens are busy growing future harvest bounty.  Soon there will be more vegetables and fruits than we know what to do with!  There are many opportunities to make delicious jams and jellies, pickles and preserves with…

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