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Posted by Grange Co-op on 31st Aug 2018

Sometimes lawns become so overtaken with weeds the most efficient and productive method to recover is to re-seed. If you have assessed your lawn and settled on this decision, establishing a new lawn can be a process that can seem overwhelming. However, seeding to establish a healthy lawn is common and simple with the correct tools. This GrangeKnows article will provide you the step-by-step procedure to help you successfully establish a healthy… Read more

Posted by Grange Co-op on 17th May 2018

WHAT IS BLOSSOM-END ROT? One common, yet avoidable problem gardeners face is blossom-end rot. This water-soaked spot at the blossom end of tomatoes, peppers, squash, cucumber, and melon fruits is not a fungus or a contractible disease, rather it is a symptom of calcium deficiency. Blossom-end rot becomes even more prevalent when the growing season starts out wet and then becomes dry when fruit is setting. The fluctuation of moisture reduces t… Read more

Posted by Grange Co-op on 21st Feb 2018

Cold weather crops make this time of year the season of salad greens! Some of our favorites include broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, collards, lettuce, snap peas and spinach. In this GrangeKnows article, we will provide information on cold weather crop harvesting. Because they thrive in colder temperatures, early Spring is the time to plant. Most can endure short periods of frost, and when the temperatures begin to warm, these types of vegg… Read more

Posted by Grange Co-op on 15th Feb 2018

Get some early color in your planters. Now is the time to plant pansies and primroses! In this GrangeKnows article, we’ll provide information regarding each flower’s specific planting needs. PANSIESThese Spring annuals are available in a variety of colors, ranging from soft pastel tones to bold and bright colors. The word pansy comes from the French pensée which means "thought," as if the plant resembles someone who is in deep thought, wit… Read more