Q; Can I preorder tomato and peppers plants?
A: Yes you can up until the first week of February each year.
Q: What is the trick to keep worms out of corn while it's growing?
A: One eye dropper of mineral oil into the silks of each ear after they reach about 3 inches in length.
Q: What is the spacing for cucumber seeds?
A: Four in a two foot diameter hill. Hills three feet apart.
Q: What do you recommend for tomato and pepper fertilizer?
A: I recommend Jobe's and Espoma varieties of Tomato fertilizer, follow package instructions.
Q: What are some of the heirloom tomato plants you offer?
A: Brandywines orange, yellow pink black and red. Audrey's Special Pink. Big Cheef, Big Beef. Crnkovic, Basinga, to name a few with a few changes each year.
Q: I got some forsythia bushes from an old home site, should I prune them back to improve growth?
A: After they finish blooming, take off 12" to thicken them up. You can also take those cuttings and stick in a wet sandy mix soil until rooted and create new plants.
Q: I got some hibiscus plants from a yard. What's the best way to keep them alive through the winter?
A: Keep them indoors in buckets, water from the bottom lightly once a week. They nee 70+ F' temps and bright lights, LED if possible. Put outside after all chance of frost is passed
Q: Can I grow corn in a container?
A: Yes, just needs to be deep enough for roots at least 12 inched deep. Will need extra feeding and watering to keep plants healthy through production.
Heirloom, organic tomatoes. Cherry, paste, and slicer varieties from XM Gardens own garden space.