Agway Pelletized Lime 40LB

Agway Pelletized Lime 40LB

Agway Pelletized Lime - A 40LB bag covers up to 4000 sq ft Pelletized limestone offers you the best quality and value over pulverized and granular lime. Pellets are easy to spread with little dust. Water-activated pellets will break down into our finely pulverized limestone and begin working immediately after being exposed to moisture. Dolomitic lime adds calcium and magnesium, important nutrients missing from many fertilizers.

Espoma Spring Lawn Booster 8-0-0

Espoma Spring Lawn Booster 8-0-0

FOR EARLY SPRING LAWN GREEN UP Finally, an affordable, chemical – free lawn program that is safe for kids and pets. All Espoma Organic Lawn Products are specifically formulated to optimize the help of the lawn, and provide 2.5 times more slow release nitrogen (SRN) than conventional lawn programs. All Natural Spring Lawn Food Safe for kids, pets & the environment. Won’t burn lawns or leach out of soil. Provides long lasting nutrition. Creates healthy lawns & soil. Requires less frequent mowing. Available in 30 lb. bag

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Espoma All Season Lawn Food 9-0-0

Espoma All Season Lawn Food 9-0-0

FOR A NATURALLY GREEN LAWN Finally, an affordable, chemical – free lawn program that is safe for kids and pets. All Espoma Organic Lawn Products are specifically formulated to optimize the help of the lawn, and provide 2.5 times more slow release nitrogen (SRN) than a conventional lawn program. All Season Lawn Food also contains Bio-tone Microbes that help make nutrients more available to your lawn. These microbes will help promote faster greening, deeper roots, and improved soil structure. All Natural Lawn Food Safe for kids, pets & the environment Won’t burn lawns or leach out of soil Provides long lasting nutrition Creates healthy lawns & soil Requires less frequent mowing Available in 28 lb. bag

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Espoma Summer Revitalizer 8-0-0

Espoma Summer Revitalizer 8-0-0

FOR A DEEP GREEN SUMMER LAWN Finally, an affordable, chemical – free lawn program that is safe for kids and pets. All Espoma Organic Lawn Products are specifically formulated to optimize the help of the lawn, and provide 2.5 times more slow release nitrogen (SRN) than a conventional lawn program. Sumer Revitalizer also contains Bio-tone Microbes that help make nutrients more available to your lawn. These microbes will help promote faster greening, deeper roots, and improved soil structure. All Natural Summer Revitalizer Safe for kids, pets & the environment. Won’t burn lawns or leach out of soil. Provides long lasting nutrition.

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Espoma Fall Winterizer 8-0-5

Espoma Fall Winterizer 8-0-5

FOR A WINTER STRONG LAWN Supplies long lasting Nitrogen, an essential nutrient that helps to promote a thicker lawn and vigorous growth. It is also fortified with Potassium, a nutrient that helps the lawn recover from summer drought conditions, enhances Winter hardiness and helps promote a better Spring greening the following season. All Natural Winterizer Lawn Food Safe for kids, pets & the environment. Won’t burn lawns or leach out of soil. Provides long lasting nutrition. Creates healthy lawns & soil. Requires less frequent mowing. Available in 30 lb. bag

Espoma Lightning Lime

Espoma Lightning Lime

ULTRA FAST LIME Espoma Organic Lightning Lime is no ordinary limestone. A 40 lb. bag of ordinary limestone typically covers just 1,000 square feet while a 30 lb. bag of Lightning Lime covers up to 5,000 square feet. That's because our lime is treated with a natural humic acid that helps the soil and plants convert calcium into an immediately available form. And Lightning Lime can work in just 6 to 8 weeks instead of the up to 14 months other lime products require. Lightning Lime is also less dusty than traditional lime products and is approved for organic gardening. All natural fast acting lime approved for organic gardening 5 times the coverage of regular pelletized limestone. Adjusts pH fast (just 6-8 weeks). Dust free formula. Approved for organic gardening. 30 lb. bag covers up to 5,000 sq. ft. Available in 30 lb. bag

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Too Many Tomatoes?

 

TOMATOES: ENJOY THE FRUITS OF YOUR LABOR EVEN AFTER HARVEST SEASON

Don’t waste your harvest.

Preserve tomatoes now to enjoy the sweet rewards of your summer veggie garden long after harvest season is over.

Step-by-step Instructions to Can, Save and Preserve Tomatoes:

Perfect Picking for Preservation

You’ll want to allow tomatoes to ripen on the vine, so they reach peak flavor.

Harvest when they have colored evenly and are a tiny bit soft when squeezed. Remember, tomatoes stop ripening in temperatures above 86º F. If your area is consistently warm, tomatoes may stop ripening when they reach an orange/yellow color. So, don’t wait for them to turn completely red before picking.

To remove tomatoes from the vine, grasp them gently and firmly. Twist the tomato until it snaps off the vine, or slice the stem close to the fruit.

Freeze Tomatoes

  • Remove tomato skins by cutting an X through outside skin and carefully lowering the tomato into boiling water for 30 seconds. Then, plunge it into ice water for a few seconds. Skins will slide right off.
  • Allow tomatoes to cool. Cut into quarters and fill freezer bags, removing as much air as possible before sealing.
  • If you don’t mind the skins, stick sliced tomatoes or whole cherry tomatoes in a freezer bag and place in the freezer.
  • Season tomatoes after they are defrosted and right before they are served.
  • If prepared correctly, tomatoes can last in your freezer for up to one year!

Preserve tomatoes now to enjoy the sweet rewards of your summer veggie garden long after harvest season is over. 

Can Tomatoes

  • Sanitize jars in boiling water. Keep warm until ready for use to avoid breakage.
  • Blanch tomatoes in boiling water for 30 seconds.
  • Cool, peel, core and halve or quarter tomatoes in a strainer placed over a bowl to catch juices. Remove the seeds.
  • Add salt and herbs such as basil, tarragon and oregano to each jar. Include 1 teaspoon of each.
  • Place tomatoes in jars and fill the jars with leftover tomato juice, leaving 1/2” head room. Press down to remove the air bubbles. Wipe the rim, put on lid and screw on ring until fingertip tight.
  • Place tomato jars in boiling water and cover them with 1-2” of water. Then cover the pot and let simmer for 40-45 minutes, or until the lids pop.
  • Remove the pot from heat and let it sit for 5 minutes.
  • Place the jars upright on a towel undisturbed for at least 12 hours.
  • Test lids within 24 hours to make sure they don’t pop. If a lid pops, you can immediately reprocess after making sure the jar is full, the rim is clean and the seal is tight. Or, you can refrigerate them for use within a few days.

Dehydrate Tomatoes

  • Slice paste tomatoes such as romas into 1/4” thick rings.
  • Arrange pieces on dehydrator trays so they are not touching.
  • Sprinkle with salt and herbs of your choice. Use herbs grown in your own garden for the freshest flavor.
  • Dehydrate tomatoes until moisture is removed. Dehydrating can be done in a dehydrator or conventional gas or electric oven.
  • Time varies based on the moisture in the tomatoes, thickness of the slices, the dehydrator itself and the humidity in the air. They’re finished when tomatoes are flexible, but not brittle.
  • To store, seal in an airtight container or plastic bag in the refrigerator.