Free Gardening Info

We do have some free information you can use to help you with gardening!

Marissa’s Blog

First, you should take a look at Marissa’s Blog. She’s got lots of articles there for you, and she posts a new one every other week! It’s been around since 2017, so there’s quite a bit of info posted already.

Here’s just a few examples:

That’s Marissa, in her gardening hat, over at Abby’s Community Farm.

How to Grow Florida Strawberriesstrawberries grow well here! Get in on it this coming fall.

The Best Tomatoes To Grow In Tampa – there’s nothing like a fresh tomato you grew yourself!

Helping Your Garden Recover from a Freeze – got some damage from a cold snap? We can help.

Top 5 Pro-Tips to Grow Sweet Potatoes in Florida – some extra tips for sweet goodness!

14 Garden Edibles that Beat the Florida Summer Heatfor us, Summer gardening is the most challenging because of the heat. Here’s some summer crops to try.

4 Steps to Eliminate Fleas for Good – here’s the key takeaways on flea control!

Backyard Chickens? OH YES! – the (kinda confusing) rules on Chicken-keeping in Tampa/Hillsborough County

Shell’s Feed & Garden Supply Pet & Gardening Articles

Marissa has also posted some articles that are directly related to products we sell and some of the garden starter plants/seeds that we offer. Here’s a list of those available right now – I’m sure she’ll add more in the future!

Hands holding sweet potatoes in the garden
Harvesting Sweet Potatoes is fun!

Shell’s How To Grow Potatoes in Florida – here’s some tips and tricks to growing potatoes here.

Shell’s Sweet Potato Planting Guide – sweet potatoes are so…sweet. Grow Your Own!

Shell’s Gardening Freeze Guide – freezes happen, even here. Let us help you out.

Shell’s Flea Control Information – helpful info on fleas and how to control them


chicken coop raising hens roosters molting tips advice
Get Your Own Chickens!

We have several FAQs on different topics for your information. Check them out!

Baby Chick FAQ – almost everything you ever wanted to know about raising baby chickens

Chicken FAQ – some answers to commonly asked questions about raising chickens

Nolo Bait FAQ – got lubbers? Get rid of those giant grasshoppers with our help!

Other Stuff for You

The Chicken Report – this is our list of available live baby chickens, updated weekly!

The Garden Glossary Want to know more about a garden term you’re not familiar with? Check this…

Heat Exhaustion & Heat Stroke – knowing the signs can save your life – and it’s good info to know considering our Heat Index during the Summer can reach well over 100 degrees Fahrenheit.