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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...

Ever wonder why the sick plants seem to draw in more insects? Just as the lion preys on the weakest of the herd, insects have the same natural selection. Although the concept is similar, insects actually have a much different reason for selection.We have preached...

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...

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...