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Growing Year Round

Growing Year Round

If you would like to extend your growing season by starting your crops in late summer and enabling them to grow, ripen, and harvest until late fall, and early winter, a greenhouse or high tunnel can be the answer. Extending the growing season has been a "must-do" for commercial growers, but home gardeners can also take advantage of being able to grow for longer periods. There are many ways of extending your growing season. Here are some products that can help you in extending your growing season and watering tips.

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How to Store Your Harvested Fruits and Vegetables

How to Store Your Harvested Fruits and Vegetables

With colder nights and days and our ripe and ready vegetables getting to be more than we can consume, it's time to think about storing some of our harvests. Drying, canning, and freezing are the three top methods of storing your garden's bounty for enjoyment in the months ahead.

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Plant Now for Fall and Winter Veggies

Plant Now for Fall and Winter Veggies

Start prepping your soil for a fall garden, enjoy fresh veggies through late summer and fall. Start by removing weeds and old vegetables, turn the top of soil 4-6 inches, and add compost to your garden bed. Don't dig the bed too deeply as it will upset the beneficial microbes in the ground that aid the veggies in their attempt to pull nutrients from the soil. Once the seedlings are 4-5 inches tall, you should apply a layer of mulch to keep the ground warm, moist, and to keep the weeds down. Adding organic fertilizer will also help replenish the soil and give the soil back some of the nutrients it needs for your fall crop.

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Essential Drip Irrigation Products

Essential Drip Irrigation Products

How can you make a customer feel confident about buying a product? Dripworks decided that the best way was to build a demonstration garden where customers can get firsthand experience with the different emitters, driplines, and sprayers used throughout the garden. The Dripworks demonstration garden uses the most reliable, durable, and high-quality products to help everything thrive.

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The ABC's of Water Saving

The ABC's of Water Saving

These days more and more restrictions are being placed on water consumption. You don’t have to sacrifice the health or beauty of your garden or landscape if you follow some simple suggestions. Lower water bills, lower energy consumption, and time spent maintaining your plantings will be the result of simple water saving practices.

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Fertilizing your Garden, Maximizing your Gardens Potential

Fertilizing your Garden, Maximizing your Gardens Potential

The type of fertilizer you use will affect the performance and quality of your finished product, choose the right fertilizer to maximize your gardens potential. Understandably, some of us may do nothing but hook up our drip system and plant. But here are some recommendations to help you develop a balanced long term approach critical for optimum growth and a spectacular garden.

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