Minter Country Garden Blog

Early Spring Planting

Early Spring Planting

As soon as we get a nice, sunny day many folks are eager to jump into spring gardening. While we can’t get too far ahead of ourselves (temperatures are still cool for some activities, we may well get a hard frost yet etc.), there are several things that you can get growing now. Read on for tips on how to get early plants off to a great start!

We Love Those Spuds!

We Love Those Spuds!

Potatoes are classified as one of the world’s healthiest foods. Last season, Brian contacted Bill Zylman to put together some helpful tips for potato gardeners.

Valentine’s Flowers (& Plants!) to Make People Happy

Valentine’s Flowers (& Plants!) to Make People Happy

There’s been an enormous change in public perception of Valentine’s Day in recent years. It’s become less about romantic relationships and more about showing appreciation of friends, family, and loved ones. It is also less about spending a lot of money, and more about being thoughtful of what might make someone happy!

Kids and the Winter Garden

Kids and the Winter Garden

Little ones tend to think there’s nothing fun to do in the yard this time of year, but there really is! Bundle up and grab a thermos of hot cocoa—it’s winter gardening time!

What to Take Off Your Gardening To-Do List

What to Take Off Your Gardening To-Do List

With several outdoor tasks essentially done for the year, many gardeners find they have extra time that they’d like to put to use in the garden. At this time of year, however, if you want to stay on top of things, there are some items you should take OFF the to-do list!