Summer is right around the corner and you have spent the last few months preparing your garden. Temperatures are rising and the sun is shining directly on us, which means our plants are getting the nutrients they need. But the gardening has just begun! Here are some tasks you’ll want to check off during the… Read More »
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April showers bring May flowers! That might not always be the case in New England, but be prepared anyways. April is an important month to start planting your seeds so you can watch them grow over the next few weeks. Here at Agway, we’ve created a checklist of tasks you’ll want to complete throughout the… Read More »
Spring has finally sprung, which means it’s time to trade in the snow shovel for the pruning shears! But April, particularly on Cape Cod, has a way of surprising us. A bright 60-degree day can mysteriously be followed by a pop-up snowstorm with freezing temps. With that in mind, there are still plenty of tasks… Read More »
It’s that time of year again! The days are getting longer and warmer weather is on its way. You can get a jump start on the growing season by starting seeds indoors. Follow Agway’s step-by-step guide to starting seeds indoors. Supplies You Will Need: Seeds Planting Containers/ Divided Planting Trays Labels Soil Mixture All-Purpose LED… Read More »
Spring is just around the corner so it’s time to kick your green thumb into gear. There is a lot to do to prepare your lawn and garden for the warm weather and it starts with you in your backyard. Follow this guide to get you started for the gardening season. Have the Right… Read More »
With Memorial Day in sight, thoughts turn to backyard barbecues and lazy days in the yard. With a few easy steps, you can turn your backyard into an enticing gathering spot your guests won’t want to leave. Freshen up the mulch This is so easy and inexpensive, you won’t believe you didn’t do it sooner…. Read More »
The term alone sounds intimidating, but don’t let it fool you. Growing plants hydroponically is delightfully easy and fun. Here are the basics to get you well on your way to growing a bounty of ultra-local plants and food! What is Hydroponics? Hydroponics is a process of growing flowers, plants and food without soil. Instead,… Read More »
By the of August, most lawns are showing signs of wear. The good news is that grass is more resilient than most think and the fall is an ideal time to restore its vigor.
Winter in New England can bring on a severe case of gardening blues for those of us who thrive on digging in the dirt. Our snow-covered gardens leave us yearning for spring’s thaw. But it IS possible to satisfy that yearning indoors by starting your seedlings. Not only is this therapeutic, but it’s a fun… Read More »