Bob's Market and Greenhouses, Inc.
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  • Over the next few weeks we’re going to talk about foods you can grow inside during the winter.  One of the absolute easiest vegetables to grow on the kitchen windowsill is microgreens — the perfect topping for any quick salad.

Bob's Market and Greenhouses, Inc.
Bob's Market and Greenhouses, Inc.
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  • I’m not a fan of winter.  The cold doesn’t bother me, it’s the darkness.  S.A.D., seasonal affective disorder, can have some serious effects like weight gain, tiredness, and general depression and moodiness.  However, there are ways to combat its effects.  Sun exposure or phototherapy is the best treatment.  One of the benefits of working for a greenhouse is that it is 75 degrees and sunny ev...

Bob's Market and Greenhouses, Inc.
Bob's Market and Greenhouses, Inc.
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  • In 2017 I shared my gardening resolutions for the New Year.  For the most part, I had a successful year in the garden.  In fact, I’m still enjoying produce from the garden (frozen tomatoes and corn, canned green beans, pickles, and some potatoes in storage).  However, there’s still areas where I need to work a bit more.

Bob's Market and Greenhouses, Inc.
Bob's Market and Greenhouses, Inc.
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  • Live Christmas trees add a bit of tradition to the holiday season and they make the house smell wonderful. To get the most out of your Tannenbaum here are a few tips you should consider.

Bob's Market and Greenhouses, Inc.
Bob's Market and Greenhouses, Inc.
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  • Greenery, like cut flowers, is easy to care for.  Since greenery is cut from live plants, that means there is a definite freshness window.  Here are some tips that will help you prolong the beauty of your Christmas wreath, garland, of boughs.

Bob's Market and Greenhouses, Inc.
Bob's Market and Greenhouses, Inc.
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  • Poinsettias, euphorbia pulcherrima, remain one of the most popular holiday flowers. Hybridizers have expanded the range of colors from the familiar red to pastel yellow and vibrant bi-colors. One of the most common questions after Christmas is “How can I care for my poinsettia so that it will bloom again next Christmas?”.

Bob's Market and Greenhouses, Inc.
Bob's Market and Greenhouses, Inc.
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  • Paperwhite narcissus are a great choice for easy to grow blooms for the holiday season.  Plant them now for beautiful and fragrant blooms by Christmas.  When it comes to growing paperwhites, it couldn’t be easier.  All they really need is water and light to flourish.

Bob's Market and Greenhouses, Inc.
Bob's Market and Greenhouses, Inc.
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  • Grass mowing season is coming to an end, and now it's time to prepare our mowers for storage.  There are many tasks that can be done to prepare for the coming winter, but here are some of the most important tasks.

Bob's Market and Greenhouses, Inc.
Bob's Market and Greenhouses, Inc.
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Bob's Market and Greenhouses, Inc.
Bob's Market and Greenhouses, Inc.
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Testing Garden Soil

  • Testing your garden's soil is important.  If you live in West Virginia, you can get your soil tested for free through WVU's soil testing lab.  John Morgan recently got his soil tested and documented the process in the video inside.

Bob's Market and Greenhouses, Inc.
Bob's Market and Greenhouses, Inc.
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  • It’s fall.  Here at Bob’s this means three things – pansies, mums, and apples.  Apples are pretty amazing.  We owe modern apples to central Asian farmers thousands of years ago who first domesticated apples.  However, we can look a little closer to home when it comes to the most popular varieties of apples today.  Two popular varieties have their origin right here in West Virginia.  Grimes Go...

Bob's Market and Greenhouses, Inc.
Bob's Market and Greenhouses, Inc.
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  • Soils are complex mixtures of minerals, water, air, organic matter, and countless organisms that are the decaying remains of once-living things. It forms at the surface of land – it is the “skin of the earth.”

Bob's Market and Greenhouses, Inc.
Bob's Market and Greenhouses, Inc.
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  • The Florida Weave. Is it the latest dance craze sweeping Miami? Umm no. It is a surprisingly simple way to tie up tomatoes. Stake and tie each plant individually? Who has time for that!? In this video we’ll show you how to do the Florida Weave like a pro. Visit Us Online at: http://bobsmarket.com

Bob's Market and Greenhouses, Inc.
Bob's Market and Greenhouses, Inc.
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  • In this video we show you some tips for planting corn and beans in your garden, but these techniques can be used for sowing many types of seed directly into garden rows. Visit Us Online At: http://bobsmarket.com/ ===================================== River Valley Breakdown Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) ISRC: USUAN1300032 Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creati...

Bob's Market and Greenhouses, Inc.
Bob's Market and Greenhouses, Inc.
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  • Zinnias are one of the easiest annuals to grow, grow quickly, and bloom heavily. They make a massive burst of color in your garden. Zinnias have bright, solitary, daisy-like flower heads on a single, erect stem. Learn more: http://www.bobsmarket.com/blog/zinnia-care Visit Us Online at: http://bobsmarket.com

Bob's Market and Greenhouses, Inc.
Bob's Market and Greenhouses, Inc.
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Overwintering Mums

  • Overwintering mums is possible. Because many people think that mums (formally called chrysanthemums) are at best a finicky perennial, many gardeners treat them as annuals. But, this does not have to be the case. With just a little winter care for mums, these fall beauties can come back year after year. Keep reading to learn more about how to winterize mums.

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