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How to Plant an Organic Vegetable Garden

Want to always have fresh veggies on hand, taste juicy tomatoes and save $600 annually on grocery bills? We thought so! Get all that and more by planting an organic vegetable garden. The veggies will be the best you’ve ever had, hands down. And, you’ll feel incredibly empowered by growing your own food. When you […]

How to Know When to Feed Acid-Loving Plants

Are your plants suffering from a long winter? Popular plants such as azaleas, rhododendrons, blueberries, strawberries and heathers, are all acid-loving, meaning they need a soil pH of about 5.5. Knowing whether your soil is acidic or not is the first step to healthier plants season after season. If your leaves or needles take on […]

Love Your Trees? Keep Them Healthy with an Organic Feeding

If you start each day by sipping a cup of coffee and gazing at your trees through the window, then you know just how valuable trees are to your daily life. There is nothing quite like watching the evolution of seasons, from leaves budding, blossoming, changing color and eventually falling. However, spring and summer offer […]

Feed Boxwood with Organic Plant Food in Early Spring

Evergreens — the name says it all. These plants and shrubs add color to your garden all year long, even in the dead of winter! Though, we admit there’s one evergreen we love most: boxwoods. Boxwood shrubs do it all. They’re super easy to care for, stay green all winter and are deer resistant. These […]

How to Turn Pink Hydrangeas Blue

Picture the bluest hydrangea you’ve ever seen. It’s easy, isn’t it? This vibrant flower is as bright and bold as Elvis’ blue suede shoes. So, how can you get a blue hydrangea? The secret is in the soil, and the power is in your hands. Create a blue hydrangea simply by amending the soil. Most […]

30 Tips in 30 Days to Celebrate Lawn Care Month!

Hello April! In addition to rain, spring blooms and warmer temps, this month is great for growing healthier lawns with Espoma’s 30 days of tips! Starting today, we’re sharing daily lawn care tips to kick off National Lawn Care month and help people make the switch to organic lawns and create “Safe Paws” environments. Follow along on Facebook […]

The Secret to Growing Bigger Plants, Faster

Drum roll please! The start of planting season is here! After long weeks spent pouring over seed catalogs and admiring Pinterest gardens, it’s time to finally create the garden of your dreams. If you started seeds a few weeks ago, it’s time to gradually move them outside. And if you didn’t, a trip to your local […]