Gardener's Notes

Blog Entries - 2023

Propagation Headhouse Construction

Construction on the Farm

December 21, 2023

Winter is a great time for projects!   At this point in the season, the plants require (slightly!) less maintenance and with less foot traffic throughout the farm we can start working on some of our end of year

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The Effects of Volutella

Alternatives for Boxwood Shrubs

November 1, 2023  |  Boxwoods, Replacements, Shrubs

What is going on with Boxwoods?! Gardeners in our area have had their fair share of struggles this past year. One prominent one that has affected entire neighborhoods goes by the name of Volutella. This blight greatly

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water your plants
Water your Plants!

Watering Guide

August 1, 2023  |  Guides, Water Guide, Watering

Watering Guidelines  The best time to water is early morning.  Avoid evening watering.  If evening watering is necessary, try to finish 2 hours before dusk.   To water groups of plants, an oscillating sprinkler

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Alec and Jim Planting
Alec & Jim Planting Pansies

Preparing for Spring with Pansies

December 14, 2023  |  Annuals, Greenhouse, Pansies, Production, Spring

There is never a dull moment at Greenfield! In September and October, the plants were moved around and consolidated for the winter. In October and November, the retail season ended and the houses were covered with

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