"We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children." ~ Native American Proverb Ecoscraps recycles food waste into nutrient rich garden products. Instead of clogging landfills and gassing the air we breathe, Ecoscraps products enrich your soil, helping you grow healthier plants in the most environmentally-friendly way. The Story At … [Read more...] about Ecoscraps – Grow Gardens, Not Landfills!
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Gardeners are keenly aware of seasonal effects of temperature, particularly freezing temperatures, on the growth of landscape crops. Woody plants are able to survive freezing temperatures because of metabolic changes that occur in the plant between summer and winter. Terms such as cold hardy, frost hardy, and winter hardy are used to describe woody plants that can survive … [Read more...] about Overwintering Plants
Intensive organic gardening offers a means to produce large quantities of fresh vegetables in a small area without the use of synthetic pesticides or fertilizers. It is an excellent gardening method for city dwellers who have limited yard space and who do not wish to expose themselves, their children, or their pets to potentially dangerous chemicals. It is also well-suited to … [Read more...] about Intensive Organic Gardening
It all started in 1977 in a small barn out on Scenic Road in beautiful Lancaster County, PA. The barn was on a farm owned by Mr. Lapp, a man whose family had been working the land in the Amish way for generations. Needless to say, Mr. Lapp knew a thing or two about farming, and about creating products that would make the job more efficient. A two-wheeled wheelbarrow that … [Read more...] about Yes, There Really Is A Scenic Road
Train and showcase your climbing vines, flowers and vegetables in style. Casa Verde trellises are made from recycled plastic composite that is durable and strong for even the harshest of elements. This simple to use accent accessory is practical, but is also an economical way to stylize any home. It's available in traditional and fashion colors, and a variety of styles and … [Read more...] about Casa Verde Trellises