Tag Archive: Organic Gardening

  1. Give your Garden the Edge with Resilience™ Enhanced Mixes!

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    Sun Gro Horticulture® is proud to introduce Sunshine® Advanced Resilience™ mixes enhanced with silicon.  Available in Sunshine® Advanced Mix #4, Sunshine® Advanced Ultra Coir, Sunshine® Advanced Rain Forest Blend,  and Sunshine® Advanced Super Hydro, Resilience™ is Sun Gro’s brand name for growing mixes enriched with beneficial silicon—a patented technology developed by the company’s own research horticulturists.

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  2. Growing Tomatoes from Seed to Harvest

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    Nothing is more gratifying than a big tomato harvest in the summer season!

    The tomato is the most popular warm-season crop, but it can be surprisingly tricky to tend to full productive glory. Tomatoes require at least 6 hours of full sun per day, are fertilizer and water hogs, and produce fruit most vigorously when days are warm (between 78 and 92 degrees Fahrenheit) and nights moderately warm (at least 70 degrees Fahrenheit). Vining (indeterminate) types need caging or trellising, while bush (determinant) types may or may not need staking; both benefit from seasonal pruning. For temperate growers, late winter is the best time to plant homegrown tomato plants from seed for spring planting. Read the full article »