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Tomato maintenance: bring the cheeseburgers!

Hey there sunshine! I’ve been waiting for you for quite some time now. You know my tomatoes don’t want to do much until your shining face appears. Anyone else happy to see the sun showing up more? If you started early, like I did, with planting your tomatoes, you should be seeing some inkling of a promise of the juicy fruit to come. The tiny yellow flowers full of pollen, …Read More

Organics: FoxFarm in particular

I’ve done it. I’m all in. It’s taken me about 6 out of the 7 years I’ve worked at Rainbow Gardens to take the final plunge, but I’ve finally done it! I’ve gone completely organic. I really don’t know why it’s taken me this long to get there, I can only blame it on a stubborn streak that runs deep within and me and perhaps a strong desire for instant …Read More

Planting, Harvesting, and Enjoying

Good spring to you! We are in it now. Most of us here in San Antonio have tilled and amended the soil and plopped in some veggies. Some of us even gambled a bit and planted really early. Anyone else have a basil plant that got a little shriveled because the nights were still too cold a few weeks ago? Or did anyone else find yourself pacing at the window biting …Read More

Soil with benefits: A relationship that really delivers.

We are only a few weeks into our spring seminars, and I’ve been noticing an underlying theme with our speakers. Whether the seminar is about growing tomatoes and other veggies in San Antonio, planting trees or rose care, there is a fact that keeps getting stressed. What you put into your soil directly relates to what you get out of it. The better your soil, the better your fruits. Feed …Read More