17
Feb

D&L Nursery News – February

Garden Tip: It’s time to plant potatoes!  Prepping Seed Potatoes:  Cut up any potato larger than a lime and thicker than your thumb.  Make sure there are at least 2-4 “eyes” (buds) per piece. Allow potato pieces to callous, and dust with Sulfur to prevent decay.  Planting in trenches:  Dig trenches 6” deep, put Cotton […]

01
Feb

Raised Bed & Straw Bale Gardening 101 in Celina – Feb. 18, 2017

Join us February 18, 2017 at D&L Farm and Home in Celina for our Raised Bed & Straw Bale Gardening 101 session. Learn how to get started with your own raised bed or straw bale garden.  We’ll cover all the basics including soils, soil amendments, planting instructions, watering and maintenance, and anything else you’ll need […]

09
Jan

D&L Nursery News – January, 2017

Time to plant onions! To prep your soil before planting add organic matter such as cotton burr compost, bark mulch, chicken manure and peat moss.  This will help sandy soil retain moisture and nutrients, and help loosen tight clay soils. Plant onion bulbs 1” to 2” deep and about 4″ apart.  Water thoroughly every week, and fertilize every […]