The Power of Purple: How planting in color can improve your life

The Power of Purple: How planting in color can improve your life

According to Garden Trends, Whole Foods, and the USDA, the color purple will captivate gardeners in 2018 more than ever before.  If you’ve followed Whole Foods’ Annual Trend Advisory Report, you know that “Richly colored purple foods are popping up everywhere: purple cauliflower, black rice, purple asparagus, elderberries, acai, purple sweet potatoes, purple corn and cereal will become favorites amongst customers”.  But what makes purple so […]

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Punxsutawney Phil says 6 more weeks of winter: We’re not buying it

Punxsutawney Phil says 6 more weeks of winter: We’re not buying it

        In case you haven’t heard, Punxsutawney Phil—the infamous furry, four legged weatherman—saw his shadow this morning, continuing an age-old Pennsylvanian tradition beloved by so many Americans.  Phil burrowed back into his groundhog hole today, predicting 6 more weeks of winter weather for all.  Don’t get me wrong, we love the tradition- but how accurate have groundhogs’ forecasts been over the past […]

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What’s sustainability? And how can we measure it?

What’s sustainability? And how can we measure it?

        Sustainability is a word that’s thrown around a lot in growing & production circles, but what does sustainability really mean? At Michael’s, we’ve been committed to reducing the use of harmful chemicals for years (we’ve been neonicotinoid free for nearly 9 years) but does that make our business sustainable? Furthermore, how can we measure our environmental impact from year to year? Enter MPS, a Netherlands-based organization that […]

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Easter Lilies coming along beautifully!

Easter Lilies coming along beautifully!

Check out some of today’s photos of our Easter Lilies growing!

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Winter 2017 Photo Gallery

Winter 2017 Photo Gallery

We had an amazingly beautiful Poinsettia crop this year.  We’ve compiled all of our pictures from the holiday season below.  Happy Holidays!

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