How Should I Care for Marigolds Through the Season?

“I have a large, 1/2 whiskey barrel in my flower garden, planted with various types of marigolds.  Since Mother’s Day, when I planted them, I’ve fertilized them every two weeks.  I am faithful about deadheading them as needed, on a daily basis.  I water as needed. They are just glorious this year!  1) Should I continue to fertilize them?  How long can I expect […]

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What Can I Plant in Midsummer For Fall in New Jersey?

“What can I plant now – mid-July – to avoid having empty sections in my garden?” Question from Glenda of Sewell, New Jersey.
Answer: Choose cool-season vegetables and flowers that look good until frost. These perform the best as fall temperatures drop. Most even withstand frost. You probably won’t start to see frosts until mid to late October, depending on the year, so these should […]

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Is There a Natural Method for Dechlorinating Water?

“I was wondering what’s a cheap and effective way for the home organic grower to remove chlorine and, more importantly, chloramine without using expensive reverse osmosis filters. Can you recommend a product that is inexpensive and effective at making water safe for all the organic goodies we work so hard to cultivate?” Question from Stephen of Elizabethtown, Kentucky.
Answer: There are several inexpensive solutions that […]

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Marketing Newsletters

Boost your communications with Black Gold! Our new monthly marketing newsletter is geared towards IGC communicators and marketing specialists. We’ve tailored easy-to-share, regional gardening posts for retail blog articles, DIY videos, and product videos for use on your social media outlets and websites. Let our fresh, expertly written, regional garden resources help you boost your communications! Look below for our […]

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Tropical Rainbow House Plants

Why wait for flowering house plants to bloom for indoor color when you can have plants that always look vivid and dramatic? Some have foliage that’s so colorful their leaves look like a Mardi Gras parade. Just a few pots will bring dazzling delight to any room with good light.
These rainbow house plants come from tropical or subtropical regions and grow best in rooms with […]

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How to Rid an Organic Garden of White Mold

“What is the best way to get rid of white mold in an organic garden? I pulled the plants this summer but I’m curious if there’s something I can do if it happens next year.” Question from Lynda of West Warwick, Rhode Island
Answer: White mold (Sclerotinia spp.) is a real problem, particularly with legumes (plants in the bean family), sunflowers, and many veggies and bedding […]

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FNGLA Landscape Show 2017

Black Gold and Sun Gro Horticulture will be at this year’s FNGLA Landscape Show. Hurricane Irma caused the show to be rescheduled to November 2 -4, 2017 at the Orange County Convention Center’s West Building in Orlando, FL. We will be there with many other vendors showing green industry professionals our best new products for 2018!

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Ace Canada Fall National Buying Show 2017

Come out and see Sun Gro and Black Gold at the annual Ace Canada Fall National Buying Show held from September 30th to October 2nd at the RBC Convention Centre in Winnipeg, MB. We are offering Ace buyers great deals on Black Gold products for 2018! Come and see the latest we have to offer!
Visit us at Booth 108!

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BFG Expo 2017

Black Gold and Sun Gro Horticulture will be at the 45th Annual BFG Expo held from September 19-20, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio. After 45 years, BFG is still setting the stage for success! Their yearly expo event showcases hundreds of the top suppliers for the Greenhouse, Nursery, and Lawn & Garden Industries. Come and visit us to get great deals and see the latest that Sun Gro has to offer for 2018!
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2017 BWI Expo

Black Gold and Sun Gro will be at the annual BWI Expo held from September 25-27, 2017 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. The trade show hosts hundreds of vendors offering the best products and deals for 2018! Come and see all the great things Sun Gro has to offer!
Visit us at Booth 227A!

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