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  • Veggies for Fall

    People typically think about growing their own vegetables and herbs in the spring and summer, but there are plenty of edibles for the fall season as well!     Lettuce - One of the most giving vegetables you can plant - Plant a gourmet blend of lettuce from seed or purchase lettuce plants - Snip the [...] Read Full Article
  • Vegetables for Fall Planting

    There are many edible plants that grow best in the cooler fall weather. Try your hand at growing a second crop of cool season vegetables in your garden and pots. The key to success is planting edibles in well amended soil that receives at least 6 hours of sunlight.   Lettuce Lettuce is [...] Read Full Article
  • Tomatoes - Choosing, Planting, and Care Tips

    Growing tomatoes is easy and you’ll be rewarded with juicy, flavorful tomatoes you can use on sandwiches, in salads or salsa and more. Visit your neighborhood Pike Nurseries and let us help you pick the perfect tomatoes for your garden.   Find a Sunny Spot Tomatoes need at least 6 hours of sunlight If [...] Read Full Article
  • Choosing and Planting your Vegetables

    Getting Your Vegetable Bed Ready to Plant Atlanta News, Weather, Traffic, and Sports | FOX 5 Location: All vegetables, fruit and herbs need an area that receives full sun. Soil Vegetables, fruit and herbs all need a good nutrient, rich soil to thrive. If planting in the ground you must amend our dense red [...] Read Full Article
  • Start Your Best Vegetable Garden Ever

    Great vegetable gardens start with great soil, and Spring's the time to get going. Remember, edible gardens produce a lot and use lots of nutrients to do it. So it makes sense that you’ve got to replenish the soil well at the beginning of each season. Here are 5 easy steps [...] Read Full Article
  • Starting Seed Indoors

    Early February is a perfect time to start seeds indoors. Seeds of peppers, tomatoes and eggplants have a longer germination time. Starting them now will give them plenty of time to establish so they are ready to be transplanted outside as soon as we pass our frost-free date. How to Start [...] Read Full Article
  • Squash, Cucumber, Melon & Pumpkin

    Cultural Information Squash, cucumber, melon and pumpkin all have the same basic growing requirements. They perform best in warm soils in full sun that are rich in organic matter and well-drained. Some varieties like zucchini squash are very prolific and start producing fruit at an early age while pumpkins and melons require [...] Read Full Article
  • Asparagus

    Asparagus is one of the most dependable vegetable crops for home gardens. However, it takes asparagus plants several years to establish in the garden. Year One Don't harvest any spears. Allow the plants to grow naturally and let the foliage die totally before removing in the fall. Year Two Don't harvest any spears. Well [...] Read Full Article