Tag Archives: deep plugs

Faith in a Seed

“I have great faith in a seed. Convince me that you have a seed there, and I am prepared to expect wonders.” ― Henry David Thoreau Just as Thoreau had faith in a seed, so do we here at New Moon Nursery. Each year, and many times throughout the year, we sow seeds. Millions of […]

Is Your Foot a Foot? How to Lay Out Plants Efficiently.

The earth has been prepped.  Your plan is clearly marked. The plugs have arrived.  Now what? If the plants were shipped in boxes,  remove them as soon as you can.  If you have to wait, store them inside, or at least in the shade.  If they’ve come off a pallet, same thing – let them […]

Spacing Out, or How to Determine Plant Quantities.

Glad you decided deep plug plants are the way to go.  (See previous post for a few good reasons why.)  Now, how to calculate the number of plants you’ll need? Plant information gleaned from various sources tell you the ultimate size of a plant, including its width.  So it should be relatively easy to decide […]

Form following function.

WHAT is the most useful size of plant to grow for customers wanting quality, utility, and economy?  That’s the first question we had to answer when we started our nursery over a decade ago. Woody shrub and tree propagators had been using deep liners to give their plants a great start.  Over a decade ago, New […]