The Seed Legacy
Heritage Gardening - sowing seeds from Sky Nursery
A quality seed is an essential part of growing a glorious garden full of healthy plants... We are dedicated to offering seeds from companies that have proven themselves in our unique maritime climate. Read more.
Notes from the Garden
The air is a little crisp in the morning now. Even though the sun is still warm, I know that cold nights are not far away. Read more.
Raising part of the family’s food was, up until quite recently, simply a way of life...Hopefully, it will be an enjoyable part of life for the present and future generations. Read more.
Putting the Garden to Work for the Winter
A little work in your garden this fall will reward you with a fabulous garden next spring. Read more.
Heirlooms: Our Top Picks
Take a photo tour through our favorites. Read more.
Nothing is more satisfying than a meal prepared with food hand-picked from your own garden. But nothing is more aggravating than going out to pick that food, only to discover that it has been ravaged by an insect, disease, or animal. Read more.
THE BIG CHILL… Protecting Worm Bins in Winter
Those hard-working worms are cold-blooded creatures and cannot regulate their body temperatures like we humans can. Read more.
Worm Bins 101
This year more and more people are interested in having a worm bin. Red worms, Eisenia fetida, turn food waste into vermicompost, a healthy addition to your garden. Read more.
Soil Amendments and Mulches
What's a soil amendment? What's a mulch? Which do you need, and why? Read more.
Bio-degradable Containers Have Arrived At Sky!
Sky Nursery has been in the forefront of providing our customers with natural and organic choices in fertilizers, disease and insect control, seeds and live goods for years. Read more.
Preparing Your Vegetable Patch for Next Year's Bounty
As you harvest the last of summer's bounty, it's time to think about preparing for next year. Read more.
The Solution for Clay Soils: Gardner & Bloome Soil Building Compost™
If you are looking for a long-term cure for hard clay soils with poor drainage, look no further. Read more.
Disease Control... the Organic Way
The Pacific Northwest is a great place to live and garden. The ocean and mountains give rise to a variety of microclimates that allow us an unmatched breadth of plant material. This same wet, mild climate makes our area a great incubator for plant diseases. Read more.
All Worms Are Not Created Equal
Did you know that: earthworms act as miniature plows and fertilizer spreaders, aerating the soil, turning dead organic matter into fertilizer, and placing that fertilizer near your plants' roots? Read more.
The Veggie Gardener's Best Friend
This time of year, the days are short enough to give you an excuse to head - or stay - indoors. Put up those worn out feet for some much deserved rest and think about gardening...Read more.
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