Mike’s Tips for Growing a Vegetable Garden in Indiana
Mike’s Tips for Growing Vegetable Garden in Indiana It’s that time of year… time to plant our favorite veggies for the summer. I asked Mike to share with us some tips for growing vegetables that he’s learned from growing all the produce here at Tuttles! The easiest plants to try: if you haven’t done a […]
Which hanging basket do I choose?
It’s Mother’s Day week, and there are lots of people walking through our greenhouses trying to choose hanging baskets. Some for their moms, some for their houses. I hear a lot, “You have so many nice ones, I don’t know what to choose.” So… I thought I’d share a few tips on how to choose […]
Demystifying the Tomato Tag and Watering Tips for Tomatoes
Demystifying the Tomato Tag When you do go to buy your tomatoes, you encounter those tomato plant tags. What in the world do all those things on the tag mean anyways? Let’s look at a plant tag together. Generally, at the top of the tag it will have the variety name. For example, the tag […]
Indiana Vegetable Gardening Timeline
Indiana Vegetable Gardening Timeline Vegetable Gardening has become quite popular in recent years. Here’s a time line for central Indiana for planting your vegetables: Mid-March The earliest things you can plant in the garden. Peas: Plant seeds. There are several new good bush varieties or you will need some sort of trellis or stake for […]
Caring for Your Petunia and Calibrachoa Hanging Baskets: How to keep them looking nice all season.
Hanging Baskets Care Here are Mike’s tips on how to keep them looking nice all summer: Water your baskets once a day and on especially hot days twice a day. If they start to wilt or look droopy, they probably need water. The exception to this would be shade loving baskets like double impatiens. They […]
Gerbera Daisies: Getting them to Rebloom
Gerbera Daisies The secrets of getting them to rebloom. We have planted over 700 gerbera daisies in the greenhouse. These are always popular in the spring for planting in pots or Mother’s Day gifts. We get a lot of questions about growing them. Here are some of Mike’s tips for Gerberas: They like filtered light […]