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‘Home Grown’ by Terri Scott/Paradise Plants. Call to order your plants/produce! 530-295-8137 or email gardengirl40@lycos.com

Written on June 28, 2013 at 1:54 pm, by

So many Heirlooms to choose from! When planning my garden, one of my primary goals is to plant a good variety of tomatoes. I love a large, sweet, juicy tomato slice placed on my hamburger right off the BBQ. I use a ton of paste type tomatoes for the spaghetti sauce, tomato soup and tortilla […]

‘Home Grown’ by Terri Scott/Paradise Plants. Call to order your plants/produce! 530-295-8137 or email gardengirl40@lycos.com

Written on June 28, 2013 at 1:52 pm, by

Timing Is Everything Well timing may not literally be everything, but it is very important when it comes to gardening. Different  plants should be set out adifferent times, when the weather is suitable for the plants specificneeds. Some plants are considered cold hardy while others are tenderand can not tolerate any cool temperatures. Plants that […]

‘Home Grown’ by Terri Scott/Paradise Plants. Call to order your plants/produce! 530-295-8137 or email gardengirl40@lycos.com

Written on June 28, 2013 at 1:46 pm, by

THE ART OF PLANTING Before you begin to plant your garden, its a good idea to make a plan ahead of time. Which vegetables do you want to grow? How much of each one will you need to plant in order to yield enough for your family? When is the best time to plant in […]

‘Home Grown’ by Terri Scott/Paradise Plants. Call to order your plants/produce! 530-295-8137 or email Terri : gardengirl40@lycos.com

Written on June 28, 2013 at 1:44 pm, by

Container Gardening If you do not have space for a vegetable garden or if your present site is too small, consider raising fresh, nutritious, homegrown vegetables in containers. A windowsill, patio, balcony or doorstep can provide sufficient space for a productive container garden. Problems with soil borne diseases, nematodes or poor soil can also be […]

Home Grown…by Terri Scott of Paradise Plants

Written on March 27, 2013 at 9:56 am, by

It’s planting time again! At Paradise Plants we are busy starting our peppers and heirloom tomatoes (indoors of course). If you plan on starting seeds yourself, here are some useful tips: Always use sterile seed-starting mix; not potting mixes. Soil needs to to be light for good aeration, water retention and drainage. Pepper and tomato […]

Home Grown…by Terri Scott of Paradise Plants

Written on March 27, 2013 at 9:54 am, by

Springtime is a busy time here at Paradise Plants! With all of our seed starting and transplanting going on indoors, it sure is nice to be able to go outside and start working the soil! I just set out my Artichoke plants and Asparagus roots. You can do the same in your garden, and these […]

Home Grown…by Terri Scott of Paradise Plants

Written on March 27, 2013 at 9:52 am, by

WHY GROW HEIRLOOM? Well, let’s start with what an heirloom is. Heirloom plant species are vegetables, flowers, and fruits grown from seeds that are passed down from generation to generation. Experts in the field say that heirloom vegetables are old, open-pollinated cultivars, they just don’t agree on how old the cultivar has to be. 1951 […]

Now is the Time to Control Yellow Starthistle and Prevent Spread!

Written on January 8, 2013 at 1:03 pm, by

NEWS RELEASE West January 8, 2013 Contact: Wendy (530) 621 -5533 Now is the Time to Control Yellow Starthistle and Prevent Spread! When is the best time to control yellow starthistle? What other invasive weeds should I be looking for on my property or on public lands? How can I stop new weed infestations and […]

Lotus-Coloma Certified Farmers’ Market

Written on November 2, 2012 at 12:16 pm, by

Lotus-Coloma Certified Farmers’ Market Inside the Grange in Coloma Sundays new hours 10am to 2pm Local produce, live music through Dec 16th 2012  at 319 Hwy 49 Coloma Deb Mason LoCol Farmers’ Market Manager 213-610-5778