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July 25, 2017  Pollinators have a staunch ally in Graham White. White, a small-scale hobby beekeeper in Scotland, has been an international campaigner on the dangers of neonicotinoid pesticides since 2003. To this endeavor, he brings his background in environmental education and teaching, a fascination with the biodiversity of life and his long-term involvement in…
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March On The Homestead

Spring comes: the flowers learn their colored shapes.” –  Maria Konopnicka March is a busy month in the garden. The weather is changing, the plants are growing, and there are a ton of things to get done in the yard and the garden. Let’s start with the yard in general and work our way down…
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Is It Really Spring?

Is This Really Spring? 6 Tips If We Have a Late Freeze/Frost The question most asked here at Geo Growers this time of year is: Is it really spring?               As I write this, the temperature is pushing 90 F and looking at the 10 Day Forecast, the meteorologists are…
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February On the Homestead

February is only as long as is needed to mass the time until March. J.R. Stockton February is a busy month around the Homestead. There is so much to do even if the temperatures are still cold It is a good time to start prepping your garden beds. Build and fill new beds with our…
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November on the Homestead

November is in full swing and the weather is trying to make up its mind and that means there is a lot to do this month. Be aware that November 15 the average first frost date, so despite all the warm weather things can still change quickly. On the Lawn • Clear up fallen leaves…
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Bring Summer Indoors While we love the harvest season, we hate to see our fresh produce and blooming flowers disappear until next year. But we can hang on to summer well into the cooler months by storing and preserving all that we’ve grown. Here are some tips from Botanical Interests on bringing your garden bounty…
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Fall Gardening Hints

Beautiful broccoli, luscious kale, flavor-enhancing leeks, exotic winter radishes, and other cool season vegetables are all signs of fall! Cool season vegetables, especially those with longer days to maturity (time from sowing to harvest) are better when grown in fall, because the weather is reliably cooler than spring, which can heat up fast. Even though…
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It Is THAT Time of the Year

Yes, we all know that a warm winter and a rainy May makes for a frightful mosquito season.  If you spend any amount of time outdoors you know that the air full of those tiny blood sucking fiends and it is really no fun to deal with them. To help you stay outdoors longer and…
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Spring has sprung despite the unpredictable April weather. It is a busy time as we all rush around to put those finishing touches on our gardens, flowerbeds and lawns.  Here are a few things that you should pay attention to this month. If you have not already done so, April is a great month to…
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Spring Time is Here

                It is that time of the year and I know it is a little late to warn you to turn you clocks ahead an hour, but it is not too late to let you know that Geo Growers are back on their spring/summer hours. Store Hours:  Monday…
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