Have you noticed the increased awareness around the interlocking connections between soil, nature, and wellness? We have. While doctors don’t yet prescribe bags of soil or mulch – take two and call me in the morning! – communities are increasingly recognizing that nature provides boundless benefits. Here are a few examples: SOIL HAS SURPRISING HEALING PROPERTIES: Healthy soil has […]
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There you are, strolling down a sidewalk or park path, when you happen to notice that things are pushing up at your feet. No, not dogs. Rather, little sprigs of green. They’re shooting up and making way for beautiful bulbs that “turn on” as natural bulbs tend to do: with blooms of beauty. White, purple, […]
Driving around the Washington-Baltimore Metro Area, you may see gigantic purple dumpsters. Here’s the scoop. What are these purple dumpsters? The purple beauties are 30-cubic-yard roll-off containers, also known as dumpsters or cans. Harvest manages approximately 40 containers through year-long lease agreements providing ‘switch-out service’ described below and one time ‘wait to load’ service for tight […]
Whether it’s Valentine’s Day, wedding season, or simply a lovely bouquet to brighten up a space, here are our favorite, fast and easy tips for how to make cut flowers last longer. GET EDGEY: Before placing the flowers into water, cut the stems at an angle instead of directly across. The increased surface area will […]
The US Composting Council hosted its 25th annual conference in Los Angeles. Harvest was a proud sponsor of the conference, and provided safety gear for the legendary “Demo Days” event at the City of Lopez Canyon Compost Facility. Ops attendees included Ted C., Chris F., Brent B., and Stewart M. Check out the beautiful scene […]
Groundhog Day is celebrated February 2. Here’s what you need to know: The lore: If it’s cloudy, spring will come early. If it’s sunny you may be psyched in the moment for sunshine, but spring will come (again, this is the lore) later. Cloudy or shiny, the first day of spring is March 20, 2017 […]
Harvest is all about connections. Every year, the Mid-Atlantic Nursery Trade Show (MANTS) allows us to reconnect with valued customers, and informing clients of new products and services. Here are a few snapshots from this year’s show with our Harvest Mid Atlantic and Harvest Consumer Products teams.
Imagine this: It’s early December. You want to do some decorating to brighten up the dark days but you don’t have a ton of time. You want “bright lights, low cost, low hassle” as your decorating mantra. Introducing the “10-Minute Tomato Cage Holiday Tree”. BENEFITS OF A TOMATO CAGE TREE: EASY TO MAINTAIN: No watering required […]
Contractors, campuses, and homeowners are clamoring for natural lawn care solutions. Why? SAFETY & ENJOYMENT: Everyone likes a safe lawn where their pets or kids can play. BANS ON PESTICIDES: Lots of communities have enacted bans on cosmetic pesticides. Due to these policies, people that still want to achieve a lush, dark, green lawn are looking for different […]
It’s a fine day when Forbes is interested in the future of the planet: “Waste is a problem that can’t be ignored,” said Harvest CEO Chris Kasper. “Harvest is part of a building movement to recycle those organics and make our communities organically sustainable.” Read the whole story.