Ken Salvail

Ken Salvail

When to plant peanuts

when to plant peanuts

Peanuts were first brought to the United States from Africa in the late 1700s. They were primarily grown as a subsistence crop by small farmers in the South, particularly in Georgia and Virginia. During the Civil War, peanuts were a…

When and how to plant brussel sprouts

when to plant brussel sprouts

Brussels sprouts are cool-season crops that are typically grown in the fall, winter, and early spring. When to plant brussel sprouts The best time to plant brussel sprout seedlings outside is in late spring/early summer, about 100-130 days before the…

How to grow paperwhites

how to grow paperwhites

Paperwhite narcissus are bulbs that are native to the Mediterranean region. They are well-known for their fragrant flowers and pretty white blooms that are perfect for adding a touch of elegance to any indoor or outdoor space. Growing paperwhites is…

How to grow air plants

Tillandsia - how to grow air plants

Air plants, also known as Tillandsia, are members of the bromeliad family and are native to South America, Central America, the West Indies and the southern United States. These amazing plants have the ability to absorb moisture and nutrients through…

When to plant onion seeds

when to plant onion seeds

Wondering when to plant onion seeds? And how to grow them on? These seeds need to be planted early! When to plant onion seeds Onion seeds are generally planted in January or February. Most common varieties take about 90-120 days…

10+ plants that attract pollinators

plants that attract pollinators

Pollinator insects, such as bees, butterflies, and moths, play a crucial role in maintaining the health of our ecosystems and food supply. These insects are responsible for pollinating over 75% of the world’s food crops. However, the population of pollinator…