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Things You Shouldn’t Do When Growing Strawberries

I know a lot of gardeners who do everything that can possibly be done to grow the perfect strawberries, and still fall short. Sometimes, it’s not what you do but what you don’t do that makes the difference! You might’ve invested in the costliest variety, used the most popular fertilizers and employed the most effective irrigation technique, it can all account for little if you’ve overlooked some key points. Here’s what you shouldn’t do when growing strawberry plants. [...]

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“What a Cool Photo!” Facebook Photo Contest Winners!

The time has arrived to announce the winners of our “What a Cool Photo!” contest! We received tons of great photos, and we want to thank you all for participating. [...]

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Get your paws on a Pawpaw Tree!

Pawpaw trees are an interesting specimen, and one of my favorites. The trees grow 15-30 ft. tall, and their foliage is a dark, deep green. The fruit is similar to bananas, but mushier and with a bolder flavor. But unlike banana trees, pawpaw trees don’t have to be grown in a warm or tropical climate. We grow pawpaw trees here in Ohio in both full sun and full shade, and they perform quite well each year. [...]

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New Gurney’s YouTube Videos!

We’re super excited here at Gurney’s, because we just released a ton of new Spring Gardening Videos over on our YouTube channel! Hosted by Felix, our leading horticultural expert, the new videos cover topics ranging from spring pruning to winter clean up! We show you how to prune peach trees, apple trees, bush cherry trees, grape vines, blackberry plants, pear trees, and more! We talk about container gardening, indoor citrus care tips, and even blueberries. [...]

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Hybrid vs. Heirloom Tomatoes

So you want to grow tomatoes, but you don’t know where to start. With so many different varieties, it can be a bit confusing at first. But once you get the hang of it, you’ll be planting tomato seeds and plants with ease in no time! [...]

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Gotta Have It™ White

If you like sweet corn, this is sure to be your new favorite. Picture the richest, sweetest, most flavorful corn you’ve ever tasted. Got it? Now add a whole lot of sugar – that’s what Gotta Have It tastes like. You’ve never had corn this sweet! [...]

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Treated Seed: Corn and Peas

Treated seed is so much easier to grow, because it has a hard coating to enhance germination and plant strength. All of our pea seed and sweet corn seed varieties are treated, including customer favorite, Gotta Have it Hybrid Sweet Corn! [...]

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Spring 2010 Catalog!

The new Gurney’s 2010 Spring Catalog has been mailed out and should be arriving at your doorstep soon! We’re excited here at Gurney’s, because we think this is our best catalog yet. [...]

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