Soils and Fertilizers
- Coast of Maine—
— Helpful series of videos about the Coast of Maine organically approved plant food and compost-based soils—including their new Bumper Crop Organic Soil Amendment. Coast of Maine is our favorite choice in bagged soil; the Enriching Mulch is our top seller, with its rich, dark color that’s perfect for perennial gardens.
- Fox Farm—
—For Farm Big Bloom and Big Grow are organic liquid fertilizers that encourage robust growth for a variety of indoor- and outdoor foliage and flowering plants.
—We love Espoma products and their mission statement: “Develop the finest, most effective natural and organic products that work in harmony with nature to grow beautiful lawns and gardens, preserve natural resources, and make a safer work for future generations.”
- Neptune’s Harvest—
—Neptune’s Harvest organic fertilizer gets made from fresh-caught North Atlantic fish right on the docks of Glouster, MA. This is an excellent fertilizer for outdoor edible gardens.
- Bumper Crop—
—Bumper Crop fertlizers are formulated to enhance nutrient availability and healthy root systems. Try the All Purpose Food, or a more specific blend, such as Tomato and Vegetable or Rhody, Azalea, and Holly.
Plant and Deer Information:
Summer Hill Nursery in Connecticut, one of our favorite nursery suppliers, has some great articles and plant information:
Good resources from another great nursery supplier, The Perennial Farm: