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  • Beyond the Garden: Dense Blazingstar

    The flower spikes of this stunning tallgrass prairie species are loved by hummingbirds, bees and butterflies. Blazingstar is an excellent accent plant, especially when planted next to black-eyed Susans and lanceleaf coreopsis. It can also heal contaminated soils! 
  • Getting Your Raised Bed Garden Soil Right, Part II

    In our last Blog Post, we covered the basics of the type of soil and soil amendments you may want to add to your raised bed garden! In Part II, we are going to cover how to calculate how much soil you need depending on the size of your bed, and some other helpful tips!
  • Getting your Raised Bed Garden Soil Right, Part I

    Growing in raised beds can be really rewarding. A common question that arises for people interested in growing in a raised bed for the first time is “what do I put in it?” as it pertains to soil. You want to make sure your garden soil has enough nutrients in it to sustain your crops throughout the growing season, that it isn’t too acidic or too alkaline, and that you have good drainage and soil density. Figuring out how much soil to put in your bed when ordering (or finding your own) supplies is also important!