Organic Gardening

While there are many benefits to organic gardening, sometimes the topic can seem overwhelming. At SummerWinds Nursery, we're here to help!

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Family Favorites: How to Grow Mandarin Oranges

One of the most popular citrus fruits is the mandarin orange, more commonly known as a Cutie or Halo. These small, flavor-packed oranges are a favorite among kids and adults alike. There are so many varieties and tips to growing your own mandarin tree; first, let’s start...

The Joys of Growing Your Own Tomatoes

Is there anything better than a homegrown tomato?

These plump, juicy vegetables are perfect added to salads, mixed in sauces, or even eaten by themselves—like an apple.

Health Benefits

Along with being a kitchen staple, tomatoes have incredible health benefits. Here are a variety of ways tomatoes are good for you...

Solve Pest Problems Using Integrated Pest Management

Integrated Pest Management - IPM is a process you can use to solve pest problems while minimizing risks to people and the environment.

The IPM method is the process of monitoring and correctly identifying pests and unwanted plants followed by determining if and what management is needed. ...

Organic vs. Conventional Gardening

Organic gardening refers to the way we grow agricultural products. Growing plants organically means that the methods used encourage soil and water conservation and reduce pollution of the air, soil and groundwater. Organic gardening doesn't use conventional methods to fertilize or control weeds.

Instead...