We intentionally missed the shopping frenzy last weekend but wanted to remind friends about the great gift ideas available at Neem Tree Farms — including our new Pick-A-Packs that ship for free. Let us know it’s a gift and we’ll wrap it up in a hand-stamped bag so it’s ready to slide under your tree!
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There’s a great story about growing organic apples in the New York Times this morning. Apparently many “experts” believe it’s impossible to grow them without pesticides but this farmer figured it out. We can’t grow apples in Florida, but neem works wonders on citrus and other fruit trees. Here’s the link: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/17/garden/growing-apples-without-pesticides.html Do any of our [...]
It’s our very favorite time of year! Neem seeds are popping up so fast that they’re literally pushing the soil above them – they look like baby volcanoes in our flats with big green leaves exploding up. We’re shipping seeds now, starting with customers on our email list. Follow this link, http://neemtreefarms.com/living-plants-hidden-specials-c-124_170.html because they won’t [...]
We’re regularly asked how much water a neem tree needs. The short answer: it depends. The size of the tree, and the size of its pot, how much sun it receives, how high the humidity might be and even the time of the year all play a role in how much water a neem tree [...]
I developed a horrible chemical sensitivity in the early 1990s that made it impossible for me to risk exposure to anything toxic. Neem offered an alternative that would let me continue to garden and live with a house full of dogs.