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Transplanting your Seedlings

Congratulations! Your seeds sprouted! And you are now the proud parent of umpteen little green youngsters brandishing their first crisp young leaves and yearning to move upward and onward in life. Thanks to your TLC, your crop of seedlings is poised for a graduation, especially if you sowed your seeds into a “community pot.” Those […]
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The Seedier, the Better

Our goal right now is to keep you from climbing the walls with boredom. So, hear us out, because we’ve got a truly effective remedy for midwinter blahs. All you need is some Coast of Maine Sprout Island Blend Seed Starter, a few packets of seeds, and a pinch of patience. Put all those ingredients […]
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Makes Scents

Seeing is believing, it’s true. But you’ve got other senses that need to be fed, even when the garden is slumbering. How about catering to your sense of smell, for example. Think about it. Don’t you miss all those heady scents of the garden? Here’s an idea: Grow herbs in your windows. Herbs are a […]
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The Green Resolution

Your New Year’s Resolution: Eat More Greens. Our suggestion: Do it Indoors! Coast of Maine’s part of this picture: Provide nutritious organic soil to make it all happen. So, you promised yourself that 2022 would be a greener year for your diet. And like all resolutions, you want to jump in right away to make […]
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Holiday Houseplant Matchmaking

Do your friends keep hooking up with the wrong houseplant? This year, play matchmaker for the holidays. Give your besties gifts of botanical buddies that will thrive and grow into true love. We have some suggestions of personality/plant match ups that will become Happily Ever After relationships: Amaryllis Here’s the perfect gift for all those […]
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Keep the Goodies Coming

Discover the superpowers of raised beds for nonstop thrills. What do you want out of your raised beds? Everything! Once you’ve invested in raised beds, you want them to be the heroes of the garden world with superpowers that include pumping out produce with lightning speed. So here’s the secret: Muscular gardens don’t just happen. […]
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Raised Beds

by Tovah Martin Start your raised beds right from the ground up. So, you just raised the bar for your garden and ordered up some raised beds. That’s lip-smacking good news for your menus as well as a high note for your aesthetics. When you serve up your homegrown ingredients next summer, meals are going […]
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User-Friendly Fronds

By Tovah Martin Got a low-light situation that’s just begging for some botany? You need to cuddle up with some ferns. They’re gorgeous, they’re sophisticated, and they are custom made for sharing some of the more challenging spaces in your life. The good news is that many ferns are absolutely simpatico with the same living […]
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Give them Shelter Pronto

By Tovah Martin Quick! Some houseplants should be rushed indoors as soon as temperatures dip. Okay, you can approach predictions about economic disasters and the end of the world with skepticism, but don’t ignore the meteorologists. When you see those temperatures dipping into the 40s overnight, you need to take action for the health and […]
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Right Plant, Right Windowsill

By Tovah Martin You don’t want to be that gardener rushing the houseplants indoors last minute, do you? You definitely don’t want to be caught with no plan when the weatherperson proclaims those horrifying “frost predicted” words on the radio. Not you. This year, you are going to think ahead. You are going to have […]
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