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Heather Moister

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Must See Shade Perennial Ideas

by Heather Moister on Sat, Jun 17, 2017 @ 08:59 AM

Gardening in shady spots can mean more than just hostas! Our video highlights some of our favorite perennials for shade.
Looking for additional ideas? Try The Barn Nursery plantfinder tool to research perennials for...

Cancer sucks, right? Many of us are actively involved in supporting survivors, healing, fighting or researching cancer; and while many strides have been made, the fight against cancer remains an ongoing battle that we are...

9 Reasons to Add Coop Poop to your Garden & Landscaping

Want to know the secret ingredient in successful gardens? Would you believe it's chicken poop? Believe it or not, this magical poop can make a world of...

Cover Crop: A Veggie Garden Winter Blanket

by Heather Moister on Mon, Oct 03, 2016 @ 02:26 PM

Planting a cover crop is like laying a protective blanket over your vegetable garden for the winter. 
Planting Winter Rye cover crop will:
  • Prevent soil compaction
  • Prevent soil erosion
  • Prevent nutrients from...
Are you hesitant to try new plants because you are not sure how they will perform? Many of us are risk averse when it comes to annuals, preferring the reliability of the same plants year after year. That can make life...