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Christmas Tree Care

Christmas Tree Care

Posted by Scott Sharkey on Dec 7th 2017

So you are thinking about being Clark Griswold and cutting your own Christmas tree this year? Great idea (just don't forget the saw.) There is nothing like having a real Christmas tree in your ho … read more
Happy Halloween - Repurposing Those Hanging Baskets

Happy Halloween - Repurposing Those Hanging Baskets

Posted by Scott Sharkey on Oct 31st 2017

It's Halloween time and here in the northern climate we've had many nights below freezing and the hanging baskets look like they have had it for the year. But hold on, don't throw them out quite yet. … read more
Moisture Control Soils - A Bad Gimmick

Moisture Control Soils - A Bad Gimmick

Posted by Scott Sharkey on Jul 18th 2017

I'm often asked about the moisture control soils that are readily available at every store in the spring and summer. If you know me, you know that I have a very strong opinion on using a high quality … read more
The kink about Garden Hoses

The kink about Garden Hoses

Posted by Scott Sharkey on Apr 18th 2017

Being a greenhouse grower I obviously spend a fair amount of time watering, depending on the season, my typical morning might consist of 3+ hours of watering. If the weather is hot with the sun blazin … read more
Tomato Talk: Preventing Blossom End Rot

Tomato Talk: Preventing Blossom End Rot

Posted by Scott Sharkey on Mar 29th 2017

Every year we are asked about how to get rid of Blossom End Rot. This awful sounding name is describing the symptom of a calcium deficiency in many garden vegetables as they are forming frui … read more