The Mighty Microgreen

Posted by Green Acres Nursery & Supply on Jun 20, 2017 9:50:05 AM

What is a microgreen?

A microgreen is the seedling of a vegetable or herb, harvested when less than two inches tall. It's the sweet spot in between sprouts and baby greens. You can find these trendy mini greens on the menu of a local farm-to-fork restaurant, but you probably won't see them at the supermarket. Luckily, these edibles are super simple to grow all year 'round. 

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Topics: What Can I Plant This Season?, Edibles, Veggies and Herbs

Foodscaping in Sacramento

Posted by Green Acres Nursery & Supply on May 31, 2017 2:17:02 PM

Typically in Sacramento, edibles such as vegetables, herbs, fruit trees & shrubs have been relegated to the depths of the backyard. Recently, edible landscaping is on the rise and these plants are finding their way to the forefront of the garden, where their decorative foliage, flowers and fruit can be appreciated as well as tasted. 

Read on to learn about our favorite edibles that produce tasty food  while serving a beautiful function in the garden.

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Topics: Edibles, Landscape Design

Blueberry Planting Success in Sacramento

Posted by Green Acres Nursery & Supply on May 2, 2017 6:04:23 PM

Blueberry Planting Success in Sacramento

Up until a few decades ago, planting blueberries was a challenge in Sacramento. The only varieties available were Northern Highbush varieties that originated in the northeastern United States. Most Northern Highbush blueberries require afternoon shade and cooler winter temperatures, which makes them better-suited for the Foothills.   

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Topics: Berries, Edibles, Strawberries, recipes

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