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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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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Why use Langbeinite?

The gardening season quickly approaches, and it’s time to start thinking about fertilizers and amendments to help make your garden the best it’s ever been! First off… what exactly is langbeinite?  Down To Earth™ Langbeinite 0-0-22 is a naturally mined crystalline mineral that supplies the water-soluble sulfate form of three vital plant nutrients: potassium, magnesium…

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Black Owl Biochar

We carry a couple different biochar options from Black Owl.  Black Owl Biochar starts with virgin wood left over from sustainably harvested forests and transforms it with heat into a stable form of carbon that decomposes at a nearly undetectable rate.  Biochar has many benefits for soil health.  It creates more habitat for beneficial microbes,…

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