To Buy or Not To Buy a Plant Marker This Holiday Season?

You may have missed our Small Business Saturday 10% discount offer. You may have felt a bit bad that you weren’t able to make that purchase. So you wait for another opportunity when that discounted deal is offered again. You keep on waiting until you realize that it’s not coming back anytime soon. What do…

Top 10 Small Business Quotes to Remember

Saturday is Small Business Saturday. It is a reminder to all of us consumers and buyers that small businesses form the core of the US economy and unless we value and support these businesses, we may soon be causing the decline of our economy. Here are some 10 Small Business Quote to help remind you…

10% Discount on Small Business Saturday for Plant Markers

Plant markers are not only for commercial gardeners. Even those who have small gardens at home can benefit much from it as it helps identify the different plants you are taking care of, especially if you plan to plant the following bulbs this winter: Tulips Crocus Grape Hyacinth Summer Snowflake Scilla Daffodil Bearded Iris  …

MCG BioMarkers®: Certified Veteran Owned Small Business

If you are loving the eco-friendly plant markers and labels of MCG BioMarkers®, then you’ll love it even more after realizing that you are also helping a veteran owned small business.   Yes! You have read it right. MCG Biomarkers, which is owned and operated by MCG BioComposites LLC, is a veteran owned small business…

How to Celebrate Veterans Day All Year Round in Iowa

Just a few days ago, we have witnessed the celebration of Veterans Day. We’ve seen parades and may have watched several documentaries showing the valor of these soldiers.   But should we celebrate and honor them only on this single day, November 11? Wouldn’t it be better if we can show our appreciation for all…

To Clean or Not to Clean Your Garden this Fall

The times of turning your fall garden into a tidy, clean-cut version of itself are gone. Cutting it all down and raking everything up doesn’t help your garden become a haven for plant life come spring.   Starting your spring garden off on the right foot requires accomplishing some goals in the fall. We know…

How to Prepare Your Summer Garden for Fall and Winter

The warmth of summer is gone and your garden blooms are starting to dwindle but your organic garden can be just as beautiful in the fall and winter. Fall isn’t the end of the growing season, but a switching of the gears. You may be putting your garden to bed but you’re also preparing for…

Fall Landscape Maintenance Practices to Remember

When it comes to organic landscaping, your priorities must shift in the fall. Instead of focusing on helping your plants grow, fall work is aimed toward getting your landscape cleaned up and ready for the winter shut down.   To help you cover your bases, we’ve put together a list of the top four landscape…