May 04, 2015
5 Steps to Harden Off Seedlings
Hardening off is the process of getting indoor-started seedlings accustomed to the outdoor environment by gradually exposing them to daily shifts in temperature, light, and water. Below are some general guidelines to help your seedlings get settled in to their outside garden bed.
By following these steps and referring to each Botanical Interests seed packet for specific instructions on when to start the transplant process, you're plants will be growing steadily in their outdoor garden bed in no time.
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May 18, 2020
Reopening the store to the public is something we are working towards, and thinking a lot about.
Unfortunately, due to many factors, it is far more complicated than just opening our doors. In addition to making sure we have procedures in place to keep both staff and customers safe, the physical layout of the store is being altered to allow proper distancing to maintain safety.
April 15, 2020
For all pickups and deliveries, our employees are instructed to wear gloves and face masks.
Within the garden center, all employees are required to wear face masks, and gloves when possible, as well as regularly wash their hands. Frequently touched surfaces, such as doors, counters and carts, are cleaned several times a day.
March 24, 2020
Micro- and baby greens are tiny, tender, flavorful seedlings of vegetables and/or herbs. Microgreens may be harvested for their youngest leaves, while baby greens are harvested at 2"–4". Both pack a big punch when it comes to nutrients. Studies show they can be up to 40 times richer in vital nutrients than their mature counterparts.
Microgreens and baby greens are not just for chef-inspired plates anymore—these nutrient powerhouses can grow right on your windowsill.