While events and gatherings are being postponed or canceled, creating your own garden or growing a container garden can be the relaxing escape you need. Whether you have a backyard vegetable garden, plant in containers or enjoy flowers, gardening has many benefits and is a great activity for you, your family and your health. Stress [...]
Why Use a Grow Light? The main purpose of grow lights is to provide strong light to your seedlings from above, similar to the sun’s light. They are especially helpful when you don’t have a window that lets in a good amount of light each day. The bonus? You can set them up in any [...]
Thank you for your question, Max. For raised garden beds we recommend Earl May Premium Potting Mix. It is a pre-moistened, dark, rich, potting soil and is excellent for all container plantings. It contains a blend of rich organic humus, peat moss and horticultural perlite. It is fortified with plant food to encourage root growth as [...]
In addition to saving you money, growing your own herbs, vegetables and ornamental plants from seed is extremely rewarding. Consider Environmental Conditions Correct temperature is one of the environmental conditions critical for seed germination. Most seeds require temperatures of 70 to 75˚F degrees to germinate. To keep the medium at 70˚F or above, adding gentle [...]
With so many great benefits and uses for fresh herbs, we would run out of room fast to try and list them all here. Instead, we have narrowed it down to our most popular herbs and why you should be growing them for yourself. Check out our video for more info on planting your herb [...]
Whether this is your first time starting seeds indoors or you fifteenth, having the right products and creating the perfect growing conditions for indoor seed starting will help you produce a bounty of delicious vegetables to enjoy! Here’s what you need: Grow Pots and Soil- Grow pots come in a variety of materials. Choose from [...]
Meet Sarah, a lawn and garden expert with Earl May Nursery and Garden Center. Here, she talks about uses for and cooking with some of Earl May's most popular herbs.