In the Home January 2020

Cleaning up after the holidays is a must, especially if you’ve been entertaining in your home.  Holiday decor finally comes down, gets cleaned and put away to await next years celebrations. We have many great options for cleaning the home naturally.  In the kitchen, consider sustainable bamboo handled dish brushes, natural fiber scrubbies, and sponges. …

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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

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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