Future Growers Season 2 Episode 1 Guide

Of you’re not familiar with our YouTube channel now is a great time to check it out, and get caught up. Today we released our Season 2 Premier of Future Growers. Future Growers chronicals teaching youngsters, 1 little boy Asher in particular, all about growing from seed starting to harvesting. On this week’s episode we…

Growing Myself

Before I start today… I have to start by giving my condolences to the wife of Yarmouth Police Officer, Sean Gannon. Yesterday, April 12, 2018 was the EOW for Officer Gannon, after he was killed in the line of duty. Our heart is heavy for his family, His brothers and sisters in blue, his K9…

Soil warming

It seems that finally this week in New England Mother Nature has finally realized it was time to let spring begin and put and end to this frozen winter theme she’s been holding on to like something out of a Disney movie. This means we can FINALLY begin preping our outdoor spaces to begin accomodating…

Greenhouse Log 4-9-18

It’s that time of the week again time for the weekly greenhouse log. We currently have 15 varieties of flowers. Petunias 3:3 Forget Me nots 0:1 Alysium 3:3 Lupines 6:6 Morning Glories 9:9 Campanula 0:5 Lobelias 0:4 Butterfly weed 3:4 Delphinium 5:6 Marigold/ Aster Mix 2:1 Snap dragons 5:6 Sunflowers 3:3 Rock cress Creeping thyme…

Feeling Salty over peppers

Peppers have me feeling SALTY this morning! To germinate peppers I use a method I was taught by a local gardener, you place peppers seeds in denim, wet, then place in a zip lock bag near a heart source. Last year the method worked wonderfully, I was overjoyed to have peppers in my garden growing…

In the greenhouse update

As of 4/4/18 we have 136 plants started. Our overall total germination rate is 53% between 3 start dates (3/27, 3/30 and 4/2). Our average daily temperature in greenhouse is 90 degrees! We currently have 13 varieties of flowers and 8 varieties of vegetables. Saturday we will be filming our first episode of Future Growers…

More than it seems…

This Jar… This jar may look like nothing, but this is my Holy Grail. What makes this jar even remotely important, is that I got it from someone who always had the most spectacular garden… My grandfather. Many will look and see just a simple recycled Milk Bone container, but I see endless numbers of…

2018 here we come

Welcome Back… The winter woahs are beginning to drift away, well… Kind of… It is snowing right now here in New England. Let’s get caught up This season is going to bring… Plants, Plants and more Plants! In fact we can’t wait for planting to begin again and begin sharing that more than ever this…

It takes a village… 

Hello again everyone,  There is an old adage that almost everyone knows,  It takes a village to raise a child My children are certainly no exception to this, as I am sure is the same for most of you. My children have been part of the Head Start village for the last 3 years. A…

Something Sweet Coming Our Way

So often I go back to the beginning of our a story, being a single mom on food stamps. Having a dream, thinking that there was no way we could ever get remotely close, thinking it was merely a pipe dream. Of course it is still in the dream phase, but it’s growing, expanding. Our…

Decoding Garden Lingo!

Have you ever been to the garden center and felt like the staff was talking to you in some secret code that only people with a degree in horticulture could possibly understand? Even growing up around gardening and farming there are so many codes, abbreviations and terms that even I sometimes have to go, WHAT?…