Entries by KatieGMG

Winter is Coming – Frost Preparedness

It may still be warm outside, but that doesn’t mean winter is not going to come bite us in the bud. Frost is coming and it will hit your garden hard if you aren’t prepared. Be sure to find your first frost date and prep your garden for winter. What is Frost? Frost is when […]

The Inaugural Great Plants Symposium

The Espoma Company is excited to announce its sponsorship of the inaugural Great Plants Symposium on Friday, October 6 at The Sturbridge Host Hotel and Conference Center in Sturbridge, MA. This one day symposium is jam-packed with information, inspiring speakers and delicious food. Patterned after its sister symposium, the Great Gardens and Landscaping Symposium, this […]

Total Guide to Growing Tomatoes

For good reason, tomatoes are the popular kid in the garden. Everyone wants to grow them, but not everyone knows how! So we have collected everything we know about tomatoes – from choosing which tomatoes to grow to how to harvest – and put it in one place! Have success with Espoma’s Total Guide To Growing […]

The Dirt on Improving Your Soil

Sunflowers bigger than the sun. Cherry tomatoes tastier than cherries. Yes! Your flowers and veggies can be that good. All they need is healthy soil. Boost your entire garden by starting from the ground up: the soil. Soil, as you may have thought, is not dirt. Healthy soil is a collection of creatures, minerals and […]

The Easiest Tomatoes to Grow

Depending on what you’re making and where you live, some tomatoes really are better! With more than 7,500 varieties, you have to know exactly what you’re looking for. So whether you say to-may-to or to-mah-to, we’re here to help you choose the easiest tomato variety for you. Cherry Tomatoes ­­are the easiest tomatoes for beginners […]

New Year’s Solution: Easy Garden Resolutions

The New Year is on the horizon. What an exciting time! We get to dream of the great things 2016 will bring with new goals, resolutions and hopes for you and your garden. Now’s the time, grab a warm cup of cocoa and your favorite notepad to draft New Year’s resolutions for your garden. Put Your […]

Pets’ Winter Safety Guide

Even with their fur coat, pets still need help keeping warm this winter. Like us, pets can only handle so much time outside during cold, snowy weather. Keep pets safe and warm this winter by petscaping and prepping! Just like you avoid chemical lawn products because of Safe Paws, take precautions during winter, too. Wagging […]