Planting

It all began with the family of a fourth-generation farmer and their church. Dan and Jennifer Lane hope that the revolution they’ve begun in central Ohio will reach and affect you and your family.The Lanes manage 2,000 acres of farmland in Delaware County, Ohio. Their...

Spring is so close we can taste it! April Fools! It may be a while before we can get back into the garden, but with weather like this it is the perfect time to start planning your garden without even stepping a foot outdoors. Here...

Why is it that consumers prefer to buy produce directly from the farmer?  While the craze to support local business has spread widely the past several years, consumers are also finding that same-day, fresh-picked produce often has a better taste than store-bought produce.  That is...

Many consumers don’t know that a plant cannot utilize the common N-P-K (Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Potassium) analysis that most commercial fertilizers provide if these micro-nutrients are not present. Plants need the same nutrients we do, but they cannot get them if they’re not in the...

Here's another tip from the HyR BRIX® test garden! Our goal is to not only help feed your soil and plants with healthy fertilizer, but also provide you tips and tricks to make gardening fun and easy. Watch a milk-jug be transformed into a slow-drip water...

 Want money saving tricks, especially on your grocery bill? Don’t give up on your garden when the tomato plants dry up. There are still at least 10 to 12 weeks left before your first frost date and there are several vegetables that can be grown...

Many growers think that the ugly issue pictured right is a disease, when in fact it is a calcium-[caption id="attachment_1902" align="alignright" width="254"] https://burke.ces.ncsu.edu/2014/07/blossom-end-rot-a-fixable-tomato-problem/[/caption]deficiency or blossom-end rot. Tomatoes need calcium and available water to prevent blossom-end rot. Unfortunately, many of those same growers will be tricked into...

Fall is upon us as summer is starting to slowly slip away. While we hope your garden was extremely productive this summer, fall preparation is extremely important to experience an even more successful spring in 2018.Fertilizing fruit and berry plants in late fall is especially necessary,...