Lawn and Garden

Fertilizing the Garden 101

Gardening for the first time requires a working knowledge of fertilizer and how plants grow. This guide talks about the different types of fertilizer and how to use them to grow healthy vegetables.
May 9, 2022
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The Basics of Drip Irrigation

Drip irrigation is a highly beneficial and efficient method for watering a landscape. It helps save a large amount of water by minimizing evaporation and water runoff. Moreover, it helps foster healthy conditions for plants to grow optimally.
April 22, 2022
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Create your Own Hanging Basket

A hanging basket is a beautiful touch to accent any home and garden. With a variety of plant combinations available at your local Grange Co-op, you can arrange an eye-catching basket in just a couple minutes.
April 5, 2022
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The Best Indoor Succulents You Can Grow!

Indoor succulents are one of the best indoor plant options. They have minimum care and watering requirements. They are easy to grow and provide an aesthetic appeal. There are several different types of succulents ideal for growing indoors. No matter which suits your preferences and style the best, don’t wait, visit your local Grange Co-op to get your indoor succulents now or speak with one of our Grange Plant Experts for more information on growing indoor houseplants.  
March 25, 2022
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How to Plant Grass Seed for a New Lawn

The most cost-efficient method to start a new lawn is by planting new grass seeds yourself. The whole process may seem complicated, but it's actually quite simple. All you need is to be willing to put in a moderate amount of effort, and you'll be rewarded with a gorgeous new lawn! We'll walk you through the process of seeding your lawn and maintaining it through its first growing season to ensure you get the results you want.
March 22, 2022
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Biochar in Eden Valley Blend Garden Soil

G&B Organics Eden Valley Blend Garden Soil with BiocharMax™ is made from a proprietary blended formula with BiocharMax™, a soft-wood biochar that provides soil, plant and environmental benefits. This GrangeKnows article highlights Eden Valley Blend Garden Soil and further explains the benefits of using a stable organic matter to enhance the nutrients in soil.
February 27, 2022
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How to Start Seeds Indoors

Growing your own herbs, fruits, and vegetables is a fantastic way to get high-quality food in your kitchen without paying a bunch of money for it. As a bonus, vegetable gardening is wonderful for the environment. Depending on your climate and the type of seeds you want to grow, it may be beneficial for you to start your seeds indoors rather than immediately planting them in the ground. To help you get your garden going, we'll talk about all the stuff you need to get started and cover the process of sowing seeds.
February 8, 2022
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Planting Bare Root Roses

In addition to bringing immense beauty into the yard or garden, roses are simple to plant and will continue to bloom year after year! In this GrangeKnows article, we’re going to explain how easy they are to plant.
January 30, 2022
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Benefits of Growing A Home Vegetable Garden

There are many benefits of a home vegetable garden, nothing can beat fresh vegetables when it comes to sustainable health. Ground fresh veggies are chocked full of essential minerals, nutrients, antioxidants and vitamins that can bring a spring in your step and ensure you can work like a workhorse without burning out prematurely. By growing a garden and picking your own produce, you will not only make your home look amazing, but also ensure your family is provided a healthier diet with food free of preservatives.
January 16, 2022
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Best Plants for Rooftop Gardening

Rooftop gardening, or 'green roofs' is one of the most visually appealing and fulfilling ways of utilizing a vacant roof space. Although you can’t grow everything on it, city dwellers living in high rises, don't be discouraged, urban gardening is attainable! A rooftop garden is an excellent use of your roof space. When thinking about a garden, do not be intimidated by a lack of space. This consideration of a small space does not equate to no ability to have a garden. It simply requires thinking outside the box. No matter what size area is available, rooftop gardening adds beauty and vibrancy to your outdoor space.
January 11, 2022
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