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Organic Pest Control: All About Aphids

It’s that time of year again: some plants are thriving in the garden, some are creeping along and we pray they’ll pull through, and a few just appear to be weak, bug-eaten, stressed, and damaged beyond repair. To help minimize the latter from happening in your garden this summer, today we’re talking about the little […]

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Best Flowers for a Cutting Garden

This week on the blog we’re talking about a topic very near and dear to my heart: growing flowers! I’ve been a full-time farmer for five years now, and only this year made the plunge to start B-Side Farm, my ¾ acre, one woman operation in Penngrove. Using tried-and-true principles of ecologically sound and sustainable […]

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Understanding NPK Fertilizers

It’s that time of year where some plants in your garden are really starting to take off, and some are just hanging back, lingering in early stages of growth, turning weird shades of yellow or purple. ‘What does it all mean??!!’ you may ask yourself. Well, here on the Garden Club blog we want to […]

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Best Practices for Growing Tomatoes

It’s mid-May, which means we all best be getting our tomatoes in the ground if we haven’t yet! Over at Petaluma Bounty we just planted around 300 of them in the ground and are getting ready to set up our trellis. I try not to stare at them for fear my hovering will slow down […]

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Celebrate Compost Awareness Week!

Next week, May 3-9, Grab N’ Grow will be participating in Compost Awareness Week, the largest and most comprehensive education initiative of the compost industry. This educational program is put on annually each May by the US Composting Council. The goal of Compost Awareness Week is to help communities across the United States celebrate and recognize […]

Growing Strawberries

Growing Strawberries

Strawberries—juicy, sweet deliciousness that keeps us gardeners yearning for our favorite spring and summer months.  In fact we just harvested our first ripe berries of the season over at the Petaluma Bounty, sending pint after pint home with hungry-eyed volunteers during last Saturday’s 80 degree April squelcher. At the Bounty we grow some delicious berries […]

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Growing Garden Peas in 4 Easy Steps

Grow Your Own Peas As the days get longer and our garden soils start to dry out, it’s time to get in there with some delicious spring crops. Who doesn’t love peas? Growing garden peas in a super easy way to ensure that there will always be a quick snack available in your garden. Vine […]