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Posted by Grange Co-op on 1st Feb 2018

In this GrangeKnows article, we’ve selected four of the most popular fruits and vegetables commonly planted during the bareroot season. Bareroots are stocked in our stores and this article explains how to plant for success! In preparation for bareroots, we recommend amending the soil with Aged Steer Manure to get started. Strawberries Strawberries are sturdy perennials and can be a unique ground cover if left on their own. P… Read more

Posted by Grange Co-op on 16th Jan 2018

We all love Spring. The warmer weather, the sunny skies, and green hues are irresistible. For many, Spring means gardening season and at Grange Co-op we’re here to help you make this the best Spring ever! You can tackle this exciting time of the year now, including starting your own seeds. Sprouting and nursing your own seedlings is rewarding, and your Grange Co-op is here to assist. TOOLS We suggest purchasing a premium soil mix… Read more

Posted by Grange Co-op on 6th Oct 2017

You’ve worked hard to cultivate plants around your home and in your garden, so don’t let a one-night frost sabotage your efforts. Get your plants prepared for potential frost and breathe easier when the nighttime temperatures drop.What is frost? Dew forms on plants from the moisture in the air, and freezing temperatures turn that moisture into frost. Frost damages plants by forming ice crystals in plant cells – thus freezing those cells a… Read more

Posted by Grange Co-op on 30th Sep 2017

Select Your Type The garlics grown for cooking are found mostly in two species: Allium ophioscordon, the hard-neck types, and Allium sativum, the soft-neck types. The hard-neck garlic bolts in spring to produce a woody flower stalk with bulblets atop. Plant the bulblets and you’ll harvest garlic “scallions” the next spring. Hard-necks are favored by knowledgeable cooks for their deep flavor and ease of peeling. Keeping quality for this grou… Read more