February 29, 2016
Choose the right variety for your garden! Botanical Interests' seed packets help you make decisions with information at your fingertips.
When shopping, you're probably thinking about your garden space. The front of our packets answer the basic questions right away, including sun exposure, growing season, bloom periods, and days to harvest. We also tell you briefly, why we love this variety and think you will, too.
The back of the packet tells you whether you should start inside or sow outside, and when to sow based on your average last frost date. The plant tag (which you can cut out and secure to a garden stake) tells you exactly how to sow the seeds-how deep into the soil and how far apart. The reverse side of the plant tag shows an image of the seedling to help you identify it when it emerges.
Once your seeds are sown, open up your packet and you will find even more information about growing your plants, such as how and when to fertilize or transplant. Get even more inspired by the history of the plant, recipes, and tips on keeping your cut flowers and harvested vegetables fresh.
Having the right information is the first step in being a successful home gardener!
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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.