When Plants Go Dormant: How Hibernating Helps Them Survive

Like a bear in hibernation, perennial plants take advantage of winter as a much-needed period of rest. Dormancy is your garden’s way to stay thriving during cold weather conditions – even if it’s not flourishing on the surface. With this in-depth look at dormancy, Jobe’s explains how your plants use this time to conserve energy […]

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A Gift Guide for the Green Thumbs in Your Life

If someone on your gift list is more than a little obsessed with all things gardening, finding the perfect present can be challenging – especially if you’re not a gardener yourself. You may be surprised, though, to find how many great gift ideas there are for those with green thumbs. From garden attire to everything […]

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5 Ways to Protect Your Plants from the Winter Chill

As you take precautions to stay warm and comfortable for the colder months, don’t forget about your plants. Weather conditions can turn on a dime, catching even the most careful gardeners off guard. The cold can kill plants’ roots, making a little bit of preparation a must. Jobe’s brings you these plant protection tips for […]

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Indoor Container Gardening for When the Weather Gets Rough

If your green thumb is itching for some action but you lack adequate outdoor space, a container garden just might be the answer. Indoor gardening allows apartment dwellers and those who live in climates with harsh winters the chance to enjoy nature’s bounty all year round. These tips from Jobe’s Organics will help you get […]

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Fall Planting, Spring Blooming: Your Bulbs’ Window of Opportunity

The weather may have turned cool, but you can still take advantage of autumn in the garden. When springtime comes around, you’ll expect your garden to snap out of its winter hibernation with blooms and bright colors. Whether you’re growing colorful tulips or lofty alliums, planting in the fall – and keeping up with proper […]

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Deadheading: A Beneficial Pruning Tactic

Deadheading: A Beneficial Pruning Tactic

Although it might seem contradictory, removing blooms can actually promote growth in your garden. While pruning is a selective and targeted technique — its goal to remove unproductive, unhealthy, or otherwise undesired plant tissue — the more specific practice of deadheading eliminates “spent” blossoms from plants so new ones can take their place. Of course, […]

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Compost Creation Tips to Make a Mixture Your Plants Will Love

Everyone wants a bountiful garden filled with colorful flowers and delicious, health-enhancing produce. Give your plants the boost they need with a powerful combination of fertilizers and compost. Get on your way to a thriving garden with these composting tips from Jobe’s. What to Include in Your Compost Humus is organic matter that nourishes your […]

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Infographic: Healthy Soil – The Key to Healthy Gardens

There’s more to your garden than what’s on the surface. Soil is the basis of a healthy garden, supplying your plants with the nutrients they need to grow big and strong. Much like building a home, you want to keep your eye on your plants’ foundation: Soil is what holds everything together. If it’s not strong, your […]

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Dressing for the Occasion: Attire Advice for Gardeners

When it’s time to head to the garden, your clothing can make all the difference. The more comfortable and better protected you are, the longer you’ll feel like spending time maintaining your plot. Jobe’s Organics is here to help with tips on everything from choosing the right accessories to working beneath Sun Screen fabric. Garden […]

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How to Apply Landscape Fabric Like an Expert

One of the biggest benefits of landscape fabric is that it helps gardeners banish the bane of their existence from their plots: weeds. Keep your grow space weed-free safely and naturally with easy-to-use fabric that can be customized to fit your garden. Even if you’re not very experienced managing a garden, expert placement of this product is surprisingly easy. […]

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