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Zamzows Compost Tea

Zamzows Compost Tea

There comes a time in every gardening season when all the plants are planted.  All the vegetables tended.  This time of year comes so much faster than we ever realize.  For organic and natural gardeners the options for getting plants to put out that little extra is very limited. What if I could show you a way to feed your plants naturally and you would see miracle-like results?

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2018 – Early Warm Winter

2018 – Early Warm Winter

The differences from the winter of 2017 to 2018 is a very stark contrast.  This time last year we were weeks into multiple feet of snow and it seemed as though there was no end in sight.  Fast forward to this winter, and the little snow we’ve received has been gone within a few days and it seems like 50-degree afternoons have been the norm.  With warmer temperatures, we naturally begin to ask, “can I start working in the yard now?”

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Monthly Tree Care Guide

Monthly Tree Care Guide

Trees can take up to three years to become fully established. These first three years are the most critical and when we can influence their overall health the most. We have another [tree planting guide, so we won’t cover that. This guide will cover what happens after planting and the best practices for the first few years.

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Thank You Very Mulch

Thank You Very Mulch

Have you ever wondered how people grew fruits and vegetables before commercial fertilizers were available? Before World War II there were almost no commercial fertilizers. After the war, there was an over-abundance of ammonia and phosphorus. These were mostly by-products of the industrial boom that began when the world was preparing for war. Once the war was over and people came home, many of the large industrial plants slowed down they didn’t know what to do with these left-over chemical components. So they began selling them to the farmers, and their crops grew like nothing they had seen before. It wasn’t until some years later that the side effects of this type of feeding would begin to be understood.

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Why Zamzows Makes Their Own Fertilizers.

Why Zamzows Makes Their Own Fertilizers.

I have spent a lot of time thinking about how I can talk to everyone about our lawn fertilizers this year. What could I possibly say that has not already been said. It has brought me to the edge of sanity. Like many struggles, it is good to go back to the most basic. I decided to read an old story about how Jim began to create many of our products. So here is a little bit of the beginning of our fertilizers. I hope you enjoy it.

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The Family That Thrives Together pt. 1

The Family That Thrives Together pt. 1

Stays Together This is the first of a three-part article discussing the Thrive Family of fertilizers. Currently, we offer three different products using the thrive name. We have Thrive, Thrive Bloom, and Thrive Extra. My hope is to clear up any confusion as to when any of the products should be used and why they…

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