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. […]
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 […]
Ready to start your fall garden? The time is ripe –pun intended – to get started on what’s called a “Second Season.” This month's blog gives you all the info you'll need to get ready to grow!
With the recent proliferation of high cost, handcrafted, organically approved soils in the urban gardening market, gardening consumers are more aware of what ingredients combine to make a healthy environment for plants to thrive. Coast of Maine has been making handcrafted compost blends since 1996 using marine residuals, like lobster shells, that are rich in […]
At Coast of Maine we are constantly looking for ways to promote the independent garden centers who carry our products. Last year we started posting videos to the Facebook pages of those garden centers. You may have seen a few on your Facebook page. The results have been wonderful. Views of our videos are way […]
We get several calls a year at www.coastofmaine.com from gardeners who are concerned about exposing themselves, or their loved ones, to possible shellfish allergens. People who are allergic to shellfish are actually reacting to a muscle protein, called a tropomyosin, in the shrimp, crab or lobster. It’s not the shells that cause allergies. According to […]