The Best Things to Plant in Fall

Traditionally, spring is the busiest gardening season here at Van Beek’s Garden Supplies. The second busiest? Autumn. Planting in fall provides a few benefits which you just can’t get any other time of the year: Cooler air temperatures are easier on plants and gardeners alike Triple mix soil is still warm enough to allow roots

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Seven Fall Backyard Clean-Up Jobs

Thoroughly cleaning up your yard this autumn accomplishes three important objectives: Restoration after a very long, hot and dry summer Preparation for spring maintenance once winter is over Presentation to ensure it looks warm and welcoming A little bit of hard work now (with some friendly help from Van Beek’s Garden Supplies) will make sure

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Yes You Can! Spread One Last Layer of Topsoil in 2015

October is here. And with it come shorter days, falling leaves and cooler temperatures. If you had topsoil delivery way back in the spring, your garden may be looking old and worn out. The autumn weather conditions won’t help improve its appearance either. At this time of year, we usually hear two questions when it

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Yes You Can! Plant a Back-to-School Garden with the Kids

The next installment in our “Yes You Can” series focuses on something the whole family can do. With back-to-school just around the corner, your kids may be exposed to some general science activities (like planting seeds and watching them grow). Plus, the whole family will be busier, with less time for errands like grocery shopping.

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