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  • Seed Supplies

    Seed Starting Time; Right Around the Corner

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    Even though we may still be in the clutches of Mother Natures’ wintery grasp, now is the time to think about getting ready for seed starting. Growing your own plants from seed is a lot of fun and economical. It allows you to have a […]

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    Take Advantage of the Cold Wet Spring!

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    We are way behind last year as far as our spring temperatures are concerned.   Many things that occur in Nature are directly dependent upon temperature. Insects emerging from the soil, eggs hatching, crabgrass and other weeds germinating, flowers and leaves appearing on your shrubs […]

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    How To Avoid Common Seed Starting Problems

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    Growing plants from seed is fun and easy but even experienced gardeners can sometimes run into problems. Here are some common seed starting issues and possible solutions for them. Light: Providing adequate light is critical to growing sturdy seedlings. Grow lights can supplement your natural […]

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    Seed Starting Tips

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    Our customers have already been coming in for their seeds and seed starting accessories. Now is the time to select your seed packs and start your seedlings indoors. It’s a lot of fun too! First you have to decide what plants you want to grow […]

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    Get to Know Our Grower!

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    5 Questions with Greenhouse Manager Steve It’s March in Rochester and after four months of gray, we’re ready for something green!  We thought you might be feeling the same way so we asked our Greenhouse Manager Steve to step out of the warm greenhouse for […]

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  • Potting Mix

    Selecting the Perfect Soil

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    So with that looooong winter behind us, and spring peeking its little tulip and daffodil heads up all over the place, most folks are itching to get planting.  It’s important to use the right soil for the right plantings, so here’s a quick breakdown on […]

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    Kids Grow Club Growing like Mad!

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    Last week the Van Putte Gardens Kids Grow Club had their annual spring meeting, which actually turned out to be TWO meetings!  Apparently this year’s cold, long winter had everyone in the mood to get out and start spring activities; we had over 70 kids […]

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    Get Ready, Get Set, Start Your Seeds!

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    The snow has been flying all winter long, and most of us are longing for something, ANYTHING green!  Our seed sowing started last month in our greenhouses, and now is a great time for the home gardener to start their seeds.  You can start peppers, celery, and […]

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