Category: Compost

Purging Pumpkins the Proper Way

Now that Halloween is over and your jack-o-lanterns are starting to turn to mush, you need to know how to purge them properly! But how do you dispose of your pumpkins? Throw them in the trash? Think again! Studies show that 1.91 billion pounds of pumpkins grown annually in the US end up in landfills… Read more »

Why Beans Are BEST in Fall

Why Beans are Best in Fall! With fall nearing, you may be worried that your fresh produce supply is nearing the end of season. Even though colder weather is around the corner, you still have time to grow a crop of delicious beans in a little over a month’s time! Bush beans are a choice… Read more »

Thanksgiving Leftovers

Fall is drawing to a close and it’s time to make use of what’s left of your garden goods. Done with your  fall décor and ready for the Wisconsin winter? Here are a few ways to make the most of what you have left.  Oh My Gourd! There are tons of ways to re-purpose your pumpkins,… Read more »

Fall Gardening Tips

As we are wrapping up summer, now is a good time to prepare for your fall gardening needs. Some vegetables don’t grow as well during hot summer conditions but thrive in the cooler fall weather. Though certain vegetables are suited better for cooler conditions they should be planted now before the cold weather arrives. It… Read more »

Cool Weather Prep: Home and Garden

With only a few weeks left before the fall weather begins to kick in, it’s important to begin prep now to ease the work load for fall and to ensure a healthy home and garden for next spring! Check out the helpful tips below to get you started on that important to-do list.

Top-5 Summer Gardening Tips

Bolting Plants. It’s important to take care of budding plants, especially in the heat of the summer. When it comes to preventing budding, it’s best to thoroughly mulch and water twice weekly. This occurrence happens most often with container plants but it can be beneficial to any healthy plant growth. Work Smarter, Not Harder! Warm… Read more »

The Question of Compost

We always love talking about soil because that’s all we do! Your garden will flourish each and every year if you have healthy soil. If you add compost to your garden beds, you can expect a bumper crop of plants, flowers and vegetables. But, there are a lot of folks out there confused about when… Read more »