The Garden Blog at Pinder's

Time for Mums

This year, for only the third year in a verrry long time, Pinder’s Nursery is growing mums!  With Ian out of college and back in Martin County, Marvin has the assistant grower he needs to produce beefy, hardy mums, perfect for adding Fall Splendor to your garden.  Chrysanthemums are a crop that require a specific schedule.  Since this is the major planting season for us as growers,...
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Another Lesson Learned in the Garden

Some years my Summer garden is magnificent, utterly sublime, painstakingly tended, watered and cared for.  Other years, it is lovely, and I look forward to returning home to it after work each day, and I spend the weekends in it, and it keeps me grounded.  This year, well, it just wasn’t much of anything, to be honest. Sometimes I stop and reflect on last year’s...
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Veggie Dreams

Dreaming of an abundant veggie garden?  We can help you plant it. Here’s what you should think about: * What space you have to work with (large or small?  what veggies and varieties are the right size for the space?); * What the soil is like in that space and how to make it better if it needs improvement (ask us about amendments and why Marvin’s Mix...
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