Soil

Rain is a good thing. However, too much rain may cause issues in the garden. Here in Central Ohio, (like many areas of the country) we have had the heaviest rains on record in the last 50 years. It makes it extremely difficult for farmers...

If you know anything about gardening and farming, you may have heard the term °Brix before. Testing your plants’ Brix levels will help to see if they are healthy and give you a good idea of their quality. It’s also a great indicator of a...

°Brix is a term popularized by Dr. Carey Reams in the early 1900s, and identified as the sugar content in an aqueous solution. Dr. Reams discovered that through a balance of several nutrients, the °Brix levels of various plants increased along with the health of...

This is a very loaded question for its wide array of answers, but one that is commonly asked throughout our retailer’s stores. While it can sometimes point to a disease, a fungicide may or may not help. The problem usually starts a lot deeper, such...

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...

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...