Compost Teas At Countryside Gardens

Buffalo teaGOING ORGANIC? Try Compost tea. The garden pharmacy at Countryside Gardens is packed with a varied selection of organic products to help promote healthy living and gardening. BuffaLoam Plant Food Compost Tea in the designer pop-top tin is easy to use. Simply add two tablespoons to a gallon-sized watering can full of water. Water plants as you normally would, and you’ll be feeding them at the same time! You can also scoop out a tablespoon-full and sprinkle it directly over the soil, then water it in. No fear of burning with BuffaLoam, which is aged and balanced.

Elephant Ear Bulbs Have Arrived

Elephant EarsOur Elephant Ear bulbs are huge and offer some of the boldest foliage you could ever want in a garden. The mammoth leaves can be more than 3 feet long on plants that can grow higher than 6 feet tall. Even the stems deliver impressive colors. Use one as a specimen for a striking accent. They also thrive in big pots and will work in water gardens if placed in submerged containers.Elephant Ear 005

Preorder Now

Ladybug cupIt is time to PREORDER your Lady Bugs and Praying Mantis. We order one large shipment and call you when they come in. Shipment depends on the weather. Usually they arrive the first week of MAY. Call 722-9909 if you want to reserve some gardening friends. Most of us know that ladybugs are good insects. They have a reputation of ridding garden and crops from insect pests, especially aphids. In medieval Europe, people believed the ladybugs was divinely sent from heaven to protect crops. They called it the “Bugs of Our Lady,” a reference to the Virgin Mary. Over time, the name was shortened to ‘ladybugs.The praying mantis is named for its prominent front legs, which are bent and held together at an angle that suggests the position of prayer.Praying_Mantis_cup 2

Straw Bale Gardening at Countryside Gardens

Straw bale gardening 1Join us for “NO DIG GARDEN DAY” ~ A new revolution in gardening is taking place. It’s called “NO DIG GARDENING” Join us Saturday, March 28th at 11:00 am. Class includes straw bale kits. For $20.00 you will get a complete kit with everything you need to start your NO DIG FUN. Kit includes straw bale, soil, activator & plants. Call for seating, 722-9909.Haybale gardening

BuffaLoam at Countryside Gardens

Buffalo teaGOING ORGANIC? The garden pharmacy at Countryside Gardens is packed with a varied selection of organic products to help promote healthy living and gardening. BuffaLoam Plant Food Compost Tea in the designer pop-top tin is easy to use. Simply add two tablespoons to a gallon-sized watering can full of water. Water plants as you normally would, and you’ll be feeding them at the same time! You can also scoop out a tablespoon-full and sprinkle it directly over the soil, then water it in. No fear of burning with BuffaLoam, which is aged and balanced.