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Shade-Tolerant Vegetables

By: Jennifer LaMontagne – Horticulturist – Bloch’s Farm – Green Lake, WI A vegetable garden can bring you hours of therapeutic exercise and provide healthy foods for your table.  If you have a shady area that receives at least a few hours of sunlight…

Pretty as a Petunia

 By: Jennifer LaMontagne – Horticulturist – Bloch’s Farm – Green Lake, WI An easy to grow, highly favored annual, Petunias will add a splash of color to any garden or container throughout the summer.  A myriad of options are available for you to choose…

Growing Vegetables In Wisconsin

By: Jennifer LaMontagne – Horticulturist – Bloch’s Farm – Green Lake, WI Plant hardiness zones and growing season lengths help us determine which vegetables are best suited for our area and when to plant them.  Our area is considered zone 5, which has a…

Opening Friday May 1st

 Bloch’s Farm will be opening for business on Friday, May 1st. We will be open 7 days a week 8a.m. to 6 p.m. and we are so excited to welcome you back to the garden center. We would like our seniors to come between…

Elephant Ears: Colocasia

 By: Jennifer LaMontagne – Horticulturist – Bloch’s Farm – Green Lake, WI I’ll bet you can guess why these plants are called elephant ears!  The large heart-shaped leaves of the Colocasia, commonly known as elephant ears, can add a bold accent to your garden…

‘Sun King’ Aralia 2020 Perennial of the Year

By: Jennifer LaMontagne-Assistant Horticulturist-Bloch’s Farm-Green Lake, WI Are you in search of a plant that grows well in our area, requires little maintenance, brings color throughout multiple seasons, and is attractive to butterflies but not deer?  Then you might love the award-winning ‘Sun King’…

Houseplant Care: Washing Your Indoor Plants Is Beneficial

By: Jennifer LaMontagne-Horticulturist-Bloch’s Farm-Green Lake, WI Indoor plants can help boost our mood and creativity. Have you ever considered washing your indoor plants? There are several reasons why washing your plants is recommended. Some reasons are to reduce dust build up on the leaves…

Starting Vegetable Seeds Indoors

By: Jennifer LaMontagne- Assistant Horticulturist- Bloch’s Farm- Green Lake, WI Are you itching to grow some fresh vegetables of your own? You can start growing certain vegetable seeds indoors and then transplant them outdoors after the last frost. Take a look at the growing…

Important Information from Bloch’s Farm

Dear Customers and Clients of Bloch’s Farm: Curbside pickup and delivery will be available this spring from Bloch’s Farm! As our nation, communities and businesses react to the spread of COVID-19, Bloch’s Farm commends the efforts of local, state and federal governments to mitigate…

A new Gourmet Garden Variety that is easy to Grow.

By: Marie Streich Head Horticulturist/Grower Bloch’s Farm Green Lake, WI What do you call the most amazing basil you’ve ever grown? Amazel, of course. This is truly a game-changing plant—the first downy mildew-resistant variety of Italian sweet basil. This vegetatively propagated variety is sterile…