Hartley Magazine

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Firm invents winter protection for plants

While gardeners have traditionally taken plants inside the greenhouse during the colder months to protect them from the elements, one firm believes it has a solution for those that cannot be moved. Michigan firm Sun Stick is marketing the ShrubGuard – a non-woven winter jacket for plants – as the solution to issues caused by […]

Arizona gardeners given planting tips

A garden and greenhouse expert from Arizona has given local horticulturalists some advice on fall food growing. Writing for the Tri Valley Dispatch, Rick Gibson suggested August 15th was the ideal date to begin planting a number of varieties. He explained cauliflower, broccoli and sweet corn require extra time to mature, when compared to lettuce, […]

Greenhouse enthusiasts given fall gardening tips

Garden and greenhouse enthusiasts have been given a number of tips for what to make themselves busy in the fall. According to the Examiner, now is a good time to be saving seeds and bulbs – this will save money in spring and requires only a little effort for good results. It also advises mixing […]

Busy week for San Jose garden and greenhouse growers

Garden and greenhouse lovers in the San Jose area have been given a number of dates for their diary this week. According to the Examiner, today (August 3rd) marks the beginning of National Farmers‘ Market week, which should see a number of events being held around the country. Growers can also attend a free talk […]