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Author: Jennifer Gibson

Good Earth Soil Test Kits

Healthy plants, properly planted in the right place (sun requirements), and appropriately watered will always grow well… right? Not necessarily!  Soil health and composition are key to long term plant success.  How do you know how ‘good’ your soil is?  A soil test is the best way to find out, and we are very excited… Read more »

How to Effectively Use Dormant Oil

What is dormant oil? Dormant oil refers more to when the oil has traditionally been applied rather than what it is made of. Newer dormant oil formulations are typically refined from petroleum oil, such as mineral oil. Unlike home remedies, they also contain an emulsifier to help water mix with the oil, which will provide… Read more »

Jump Start Your Next Planting!

What is Jump Start? Jump Start is a nutrient rich, super plant food, in granular form, that we recommend to every customer for almost every plant! If you’ve shopped with us over the past few years, you’ve likely seen this item close to the register or heard us mention it in videos and other blog… Read more »

Cultivate Knowledge

SASCU Providence Farm 2021 Update

2021 Update from Byaruhanga Innocent (on site Executive Director): Greetings from Providence Farm in Uganda! It’s coming to close to two years since the world was hit by COVID 19 and as you know, ministries like ours which thoroughly depends on donations, were struck hard by the pandemic because most of the people that used… Read more »

Our Staff’s Favorite Gifts

We did this in the fall and wanted to do it again this winter; it’s fun to find out which items are on our team’s must have list!  And from tools to jewelry, we love what they picked out!   Jen M. Zimmer Woodworks boxes “I always enjoy these wood boxes as Richard Zimmer brings… Read more »