Grapes blog post

How to Grow Great Grapes!

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Grapes are one of the most popular fruits to eat, but are not commonly grown in many backyards! As beautiful and tasty as they are, grapes should definitely be grown more! How to Grow: Grapes are a perennial fruit. They are planted after your last spring frost or 8 weeks before your first fall frost. You can see specific dates for your location using our FREE iOS, Android, and Universal Web App. Grapes are planted […]

Potatoes blog post

How to Grow Potatoes!

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Potatoes are one of the most popular things grown in the garden. We like to grow them in SmartPots containers so they’re easier to harvest!   How to Grow: Potatoes are planted 2-4 weeks before your last spring frost and 10 weeks before your first fall frost. You can see specific dates for your location using our FREE iOS, Android, and Universal Web App. Seed potatoes are planted 4-6 inches deep, 4 per square foot, […]

Bush Beans blog post

How to Grow Your Own Green Beans (Bush)!

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You can grow beans as snap beans, shell beans or dry beans. They are extremely easy to grow and will always be a staple on our garden. We plant new rounds of them every 3 weeks from spring until the end of summer. How to Grow: Bush beans can be planted as soon as the last spring frost has occurred until 10 weeks before first fall frost. In milder climates, bush beans can be planted […]

Leafhoppers blog post

How to: Manage Leafhoppers in Your Garden

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Leafhoppers are tiny insects that suck sap from your plants while spreading pathogens.   Treatment Options: Our DIY cucumber beetle traps using yellow cups, sticky glue, and clove essential oil have also been shown to catch leafhoppers. See our blog post for more details!   Placing insect netting (floating row covers) over your garden is the best way to prevent leafhoppers from attacking your plants.   Yellow sticky traps have been shown to be effective […]