Virginia Peanuts

DON’T FORGET to plant your peanuts now that the soil temperature is warm (65-70 F.) The peanut shells and kernels will develop and mature during the next 60-70 day period. 120-160 frost free days are required for a good crop. Virginia peanuts have the largest kernels and account for most of the peanuts roasted and […]

Malabar Spinach

ENJOY THE BEAUTY OR EAT IT A gorgeous combination of dark green leaves and burgundy vines and buds sets this wonderful plant apart from the crowd. An attractive alternative for traditional spinach in your summer garden. Also known as Malabar Spinach, this makes a great salad. It loves to be grown in the heat and […]

Dad’s Day ~ June 17th

The History of Father’s Day ~ June 17th For those fortunate to still have dad around, we already have our “GIFTS FOR DAD” section with thoughtful gift ideas. DID YOU KNOW? The first known celebration of Father’s Day was on July 5, 1908 in Fairmont, West Virginia, where it was commemorated at William Memorial Methodist […]