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Wild Boar Farms 2024

Our friend Brad Gates, owner of Wild Boar Farms, has created some new tomato varieties to feature at our nurseries this year. Don't worry though, we will also offer old favorites such as Brad's Atomic Grape, Kryptonite, Pink Berkeley Tie-Dye, and Pork Chop. Read on to learn more about the nine new varieties and start picking out your favorites. In total, our nurseries will offer seventeen amazing tomato varieties from Wild Boar Farms. It's going to be a bumper crop, tomato-growing season!
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2023 USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map with Average Annual Extreme minimum temperature 1991-2020.

Understanding USDA Plant Hardiness Zones

The USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map is the standard by which gardeners and growers can determine which perennial plants are most likely to thrive at a location, based on the average annual extreme minimum winter temperature, displayed as 10° F zones and 5° F half zones.
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Amaryllis bloom VISIBILITY::CA

Holiday Blooms: Amazing Amaryllis

Fill your holiday season with the fragrance and beauty of this easy-to-grow indoor bulb. Amaryllis bulbs are available in a wide range of colors and sizes, can be grown with or without soil, make an excellent cut flower, and are perfect for holiday gifting or to add a bright spot to your home during the cold winter season. They provide a fun, hands-on learning project for kids, too.
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Swiss Chard

What To Grow In November

Autumn has arrived, bringing ample chances to cultivate various cool-season vegetables and annuals. Explore the optimal seeds to plant, vegetables to transplant, and annual flowers to grow during the month of November.
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Sowing Wildflower Seeds In Fall

Sowing Wildflower Seeds In Fall

As the leaves start to change colors and the temperature drops, the idea of spring flowers might feel distant. However, autumn is actually the perfect time to sow flowering seeds, ensuring a vibrant display of spring blooms.
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Wilted Coneflowers

Plants You Shouldn't Prune in Fall

It's natural for gardeners to feel the urge to grab their pruners and tidy things up in the Fall. However, what many don't realize is that they might be doing more harm than good. Take a look at our list below to identify the plants you should avoid pruning this fall.
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Sweet Mademoiselle Hybrid Tea Rose VISIBILITY: :CA

Bareroot Rose Varieties List 2024

We're offering over 60 varieties including climbing, grandiflora, hybrid tea, and floribunda, along with 24" and 36" patio trees. Our bareroot roses are planted in pulp (fiber) pots to protect the roots and for ease of planting. Simply score the container, amend the soil, and plant.
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Fall Raised Bed Garden

Vegetables To Grow In October

As autumn takes hold, there are still plenty of opportunities to grow a bounty of cool-season vegetables. Check out the best seeds to sow and vegetables to transplant in the month of October.
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What To Grow In September

What To Grow In September

The arrival of September means full steam ahead for fall vegetable planting. Take a look at the best seeds to sow, vegetables to transplant, and flowers to grow this month. 
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