8 Unusual Fruits To Grow

What’s your favorite fruit? This question suggests apples, grapes, oranges for many of us, but how about Goumi or Jostaberry? Jung offers an assortment of popular and lesser-known fruits. While some of these are less common, their unique qualities make them a tasty and low-maintenance addition to the landscape. Let’s dive in! Currant Currants are like gooseberries, with many of the same growing requirements and uses. And while they’re self-fruitful, 3 to 4 plants are ideal for a family. You can grow red, black, or white currants. Still, red is the most popular for gardeners, especially ‘Red Lake.’ Black currants […]

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How To Create A Pizza Garden

Happy National Pizza Day! Each year on February 9th, the United States celebrates our love of pizza. According to National Today’s pizza survey, over 57% of Americans love pizza and 30% eat pizza at least once a week. There are many ways to celebrate this delicious food including creating and growing your own pizza garden. Select Your Favorite Pizza Toppings Pizza preferences vary widely among individuals. While some delight in the savory combination of mushrooms and peppers, others find solace in the comforting familiarity of tomato and garlic. The first step to creating a pizza garden begins with selecting the […]

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New 2024 Spring Garden Catalog Review

The arrival of Jung Seed’s Spring Catalog for 2024 is exciting news for avid gardeners. It is an opportunity to explore new varieties and rediscover old favorites, whether one is gearing up for the spring garden or planning ahead for the summer. The catalog is a treasure trove of inspiration for everyone. As we immerse ourselves in the beauty of nature’s cycles, it is wonderful to have resources like Jung Seed to accompany us on our gardening journey. Do you have any specific plants or varieties from the catalog that caught your eye for this upcoming season? Annuals Annual plants […]

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Garden Trends: Color of the Year 2024

As you embark on the journey of planning your garden for the upcoming year, explore the plethora of new offerings at Jung Seed. With an array of choices at your fingertips, the task of selection may seem daunting. A strategic approach to finding inspiration could involve aligning your choices with the Color of the Year. For 2024, Pantone has chosen Peach Fuzz 13-1023 as the hue of choice. To streamline your decision-making process, we’ve curated a selection of our favorite plants inspired by this captivating shade. Anne Fall Bearing Raspberry Anne Fall is the largest, best-tasting, highest-quality yellow raspberry. The […]

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Easy Tips For Vegetable Harvest & Storage 

If you are like me, your garden is full of produce ready to be picked, and you may find yourself overwhelmed with everything that is ripening at once. Fortunately, most vegetables can be stored or preserved until you are ready to eat them. Preserving The Vegetable Harvest If you are hoping to keep vegetables longer, consider preserving them by freezing, drying, canning, or pickling. The steps to preserving them are more complex than simply storing them, but you can have a stable supply of vegetables all winter! You can freeze nearly any vegetable to keep them good for eating. Blanching […]

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7 Spectacular New Irises for 2023

German Bearded Iris, scientifically known as Iris germanica, is a magnificent and highly sought-after flower. Renowned for its breathtaking beauty, this perennial plant boasts large, vibrant blooms in a myriad of colors, ranging from delicate pastels to bold, saturated hues. The distinguishing feature of the German Bearded Iris is its “beard,” a row of fuzzy, elongated petals that adds an intriguing touch to its already enchanting appearance. With their elegant form and captivating fragrance, German Bearded Iris flowers are not only a favorite among garden enthusiasts but also a popular choice for stunning floral arrangements and bouquets. About Town German […]

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How To Prevent & Control Weeds

Each year is different in the garden, but you can always count on weeds showing up. The definition of a weed is simply this: A plant that is out of place. This means you can have good plants that become weeds or are always considered weeds. An example is wild violets, which are desirable natives for some gardeners, but a weed for others. Today we’ll be looking at plants considered weeds by most gardeners, along with information on managing them. We’ll always encounter weeds, but we can minimize their presence in the garden by taking steps to make the landscape […]

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Creating Firework-Inspired Floral Displays

Fireworks have long been a captivating spectacle, filling the night sky with bursts of vibrant colors and mesmerizing patterns. Their ability to create a sense of awe and wonderment has inspired artists and designers in various fields. One such creative endeavor is the fusion of fireworks and floral displays, resulting in stunning arrangements that capture the essence of fireworks’ magic. Let’s explore the art of creating firework-inspired floral displays, bringing the beauty and energy of fireworks into the realm of botanic artistry. Choosing the Right Flowers To achieve a firework-inspired floral display, selecting the right flowers is crucial. Opt for […]

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Controlling Common Vegetable Garden Pests

If you’ve grown veggies before, you understand the satisfaction of harvesting the fruits of your labor. But you also know the struggles of dealing with insect pests intent on consuming the harvest for you. Each type of vegetable is prone to certain insect pests, so it’s crucial to scout your crops to minimize their impact regularly. Today we’ll look at common insect pests and how to manage them in your garden. Keep in mind these are only some insect pests you may encounter, and most insect species are beneficial for your plants. To learn more about insect pests, head to […]

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The Beauty of Orchids

The orchid year has already begun and throughout Wisconsin, a variety of late spring and early summer native orchids are now in bloom.  Wisconsin boasts up to 40 species of native wild orchids, along with one exotic, invasive orchid species. These can be found in many areas of the state.  The orchids of late spring and early summer are a beautiful and elegant bunch. To find most of them, you must be willing to explore deep into some of our thickest tamarack and spruce bogs, filled with ticks and mosquitoes. And, of course, you’ll likely get pretty wet. If you’re […]

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