Wild Native Bees!

Did you know, there are 20,000 species of bees—in addition to the honey bee?

An article by Kristin Ohlson in the Modern Farmer, titled "The Other Bees," shares some great observations about bees and recommendations to attract wild...

How To Plant Video

How to Plant Video - The Basics

Learn how to plant trees, shrubs and perennials successfully.

Succession Planting in Raised Bed Gardens

Succession Planting - Simply put, it's a way to keep your garden productive longer

1. Make a list of the vegetables you like

2. Find our when they grow

3. Make a plan- You will want to plant two or more crops in the same space at different times...

Soil Preparation for Spring

There’s no time like the present to prepare your garden for spring. At SummerWinds, we want to make sure you’re ready for whatever gets your garden going! Even if you’re still not sure what you want to plant yet, you can get your garden space ready. Tilling—or turning—the...

Houseplants Add Color, Texture and Life to Your Home

The benefits to caring for these green creatures are many:

  • In grade-school science, we learned that plants do the opposite of humans; they absorb carbon dioxide—the very thing we exhale—and in turn release oxygen! This makes plants and people great partners when it comes to gasses. How many partners...