Spring is near and you know what that means - time to get that home garden into shape! Tune into a plant-based episode of The Farm Report as Erin Fairbanks is joined by Sidney Phelps, Directing Manager of Bonnie Plants. Bonnie Plants is a national plant wholesaler based in Alabama that supplies retail stores all over the United States. Bonnie Plants is a leading provider of plants for your vegetable garden or herb garden. Tune in and learn more about how Bonnie makes sure to source plants as locally as possible and makes sure that what you buy is meant to be grown where you live! Also get some great tips for starting your own home garden including where and how to plant the produce you're interested in. This program was sponsored by Rolling Press. Thanks to Obey City for today's music.
"We have more than 60 greenhouses in the lower 48. The consumer is getting the freshest most locally grown plants possible. They're adapted to the lifestyle of the gardens they will be grown in." [8:00]
"Right now herbs and peppers are really becoming more and more popular. We added a grapefruit mint this year that actually tastes like you're eating a grapefruit!" [26:00]
-- Sidney Phelps on The Farm Report