Summer Articles

Growing Zucchini and Summer Squash

Zucchini and summer squash are a summer staple in the garden and on the table! These versatile veggies may be enjoyed raw, grilled, fried, sauteed, roasted, and baked. They may be added to both sweet and savory culinary delights. To boot, they are also rich in vitamins and minerals. Grow them yourself, and you can […]

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Planting Ornamental Gourds For Fall Harvest

It’s never too early to plan for fall decorating, and ornamental gourds are a must-have to spread the seasonal vibes. These plants are relatively easy to grow and require minimal maintenance to produce an abundant and vibrant harvest. Whether you’re looking to add something a little different to your home veggie garden or want a […]

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Designing a Japanese Garden

Designing a Japanese garden is an art form that requires careful planning and attention to detail. These gardens aim to create a space for relaxation, contemplation, and beauty. Here are some steps to help you design your own Japanese garden. Choose a style: Japanese gardens come in many styles, including rock, tea garden, pond, and […]

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Bringing Butterflies to the Backyard

In spring, female butterflies will be primarily concerned with finding their species’ specific host plants on which to lay fertilized eggs. Instinctively, they know they must locate plants to ensure their caterpillars have appropriate food for survival after hatching. Both male and female butterflies will be looking for flowers with nectar for their own survival. […]

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Vegetables: Summer Planted; Fall Harvested

Fresh vegetables don’t have to end as the days grow shorter – fall is a great time to harvest crops planted in mid to late-summer and picked right up to, and even beyond, the first frost, giving many areas of the country as much as eight months of home-grown veggies. Starting First, you’ll want to […]

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Raising Root Crops

Root crops are among the easiest vegetables to grow, and often the first and last vegetables in the garden to mature. Your garden may produce enough vegetables to take you through the entire year and, if kept correctly, root crops will last a long time in storage. These vegetables are great to grow, even in […]

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The Best Buds and Blooms

Looking for the best way to fertilize your plants this season? Selecting a fertilizer can be confusing, but Master Nursery® is here to help. Simply stated, and as the name implies, if it buds and blooms, use Master Nursery® Bud & Bloom Plant Food 10-52-8. Bud & Bloom Plant Food is perfect for feeding flowering […]

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The Pumpkin Patch

When sweater weather arrives, our first inclination is to run for the nearest pumpkin spice latte. We adorn our autumnal doorways, walkways, porches, and mantles with colorful pumpkins. It’s tradition to carve jack-o-lanterns at Halloween and serve pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving. Fall is synonymous with pumpkins! These days, the selection of pumpkins to commemorate the […]

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Wonderful Watermelon

Juicy, cool, and sweet, watermelon is the perfect summertime treat, and no Summer shindig is complete without this refreshing addition. Did you know that watermelon is also easy to grow? Impress your friends at your next Summer soiree with the freshest fruit straight from the garden. Let’s Begin Watermelon may be grown from seed directly […]

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Rose Growing 101

Do you think that beautiful roses are difficult to grow? Well, think again! It’s easy to be confused with so many rose growing recommendations and suggestions offered on the internet, in books, on product packaging, and, of course, from well-meaning friends and fellow gardeners. If you begin, however, with good soil, proper planting, and ideal […]

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Pepper Basics

Who doesn’t love peppers? Ranging in selections from crispy sweet to fiery hot, and in a variety of sizes, stretching from short and round, to long and skinny, to big and blocky, peppers are perfect for stuffing, frying, roasting, and eating raw. Peppers are the perfect Summer vegetable! They are a staple in many warm […]

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Home-Grown Tomato Essentials

Tomatoes…we wait patiently from Fall to Summer to enjoy this delectable Summer indulgence once again. There is nothing quite like a home-grown tomato, and we’d like to help you grow the most delicious crop ever this year. TOMATO BASICS When selecting which tomatoes to plant, it’s important to know that there are two different classifications […]

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