Archive for February 2012

Seven Steps Closer to Spring – #7

Plan on Peas! It’s still a bit early to put them in the ground, but it’s not too early to plan where they will be planted. Yes, you can grow peas in any traditional vegetable garden. But you can also grow them in other locations. Plant peas in pots and let them scramble up the…

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Seven Steps Closer To Spring – #6

A salad bowl? You can grow that! And you don’t have to wait until it’s OK to plant outside. Here’s what you do: Once you have the container, get some new potting soil and a packet of lettuce seeds. Mixed leaf types of lettuce, not head lettuce, are good for inside growing. Get the potting…

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Cape Cod Houseplant Club

We’re so excited to announce the formation of our new houseplant club. Starting in February of 2012 we’ll host a houseplant club meeting on the fourth Wednesday of every month.  Learn about new plants, practices and products.  Receive special discount coupons for club attendees only. Share your successes with others! Show off photos of your…

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Seven Steps Closer to Spring – #5

A Reminder of Spring? You can grow that! The stretch of days between the end of January and the growing season can seem very long. The landscape is looking bare and brown and there isn’t even the tinsel of the holidays to distract us. Fortunately, there are houseplants. There are many plants that can be…

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Seven Steps Closer to Spring – #4

Make More Plants! Have you kept some geraniums, coleus or other summer annuals alive all winter? If so, it’s time to take cuttings! The plant will benefit from being cut back and you can root the sprigs you’ve removed so that you have more of these plants next spring. Taking cuttings is really pretty easy.…

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