It's Not Too Late to Plant These Fruits and Vegetables in June!

Welcome to Daddy Pete’s Plant Pleaser, where our mission is to help you grow…one plant, one garden, one lawn at a time.

As pioneer men and women cultivating your own lawns and gardens to grow your own fruits and vegetables, we offer recipes to help you bring your harvest from your garden…to your kitchen…to your dinner table.

So let your inner farm out…jump into our website and indulge in our knowledge. Come discover farming through the eyes of Daddy Pete’s. Timeless products…unparalleled quality…our goal is to become more and more creative, so that our creativity equals your increase.


FRUIT & VEGETABLE LIST

  • Black Eyed Peas

  • Pumpkin

  • Sweet Potatoes

Summer is fast approaching and the heat is already here. Regardless of the hot weather though, June is still a good time to start a new garden or to continue making changes to your existing garden or raised beds. It is not too late to plant the following fruits and vegetables that we listed in April and May: cantaloupe, honey dew melon, watermelon, corn, cucumbers, field peas, green beans, okra, peanuts, peppers, popcorn, squash, and tomatoes. In addition to these items, the month of June is the ideal time to plant black-eyed peas, pumpkins, and sweet potatoes. For these June items, we recommend using Daddy Pete’s Cow Manure, Daddy Pete’s Kickin’ Chickin, or Daddy Pete’s Lawn & Garden Soil mixed in with your existing soil.

And don’t forget, it is always a great time to apply Daddy Pete’s Barnyard Fertilizer on your lawn or garden for a natural way to fertilize throughout the summer months. It is a pelleted fertilizer, so you can use a broadcast spreader and keep nutrients on your lawn or garden any time during the summer. It won’t burn your lawn and it is safe for children and pets. Barnyard Fertilizer also works well for top-dressing your flowers or vegetables in your raised beds, gardens, or containers. And just a reminder that Daddy Pete’s Roasted Sawdust is an excellent, dry bedding for dogs, horses, goats, and other livestock animals.

BLACK-EYED PEA SALAD         VIEW RECIPE         PHOTO CREDIT - OLIVIASCUISINE.COM

BLACK-EYED PEA SALAD

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How to Make Fresh Pumpkin Puree

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savory mashed sweet potatoes

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Easy BLACK-EYED PEA FRITTERS        VIEW RECIPE        PHOTO CREDIT - 31shots.com

Easy BLACK-EYED PEA FRITTERS

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Healthy Whole Wheat Pumpkin Oatmeal Muffins

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healthy sweet potato breakfast brownies

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Gardening Tips for the Month of May!

Welcome to Daddy Pete’s Plant Pleaser, where our mission is to help you grow…one plant, one garden, one lawn at a time.

As pioneer men and women cultivating your own lawns and gardens to grow your own fruits and vegetables, we offer recipes to help you bring your harvest from your garden…to your kitchen…to your dinner table.

So let your inner farm out…jump into our website and indulge in our knowledge. Come discover farming through the eyes of Daddy Pete’s. Timeless products…unparalleled quality…our goal is to become more and more creative, so that our creativity equals your increase.


FRUIT & VEGETABLE LIST

  • Okra

  • Peanuts

  • Popcorn

  • Crowder Peas

  • Eggplant

  • Field Peas

Spring isn’t over and May is still a great month to start a new garden or raised bed. It’s not too late to plant all of the fruits and vegetables that we listed for April: cantaloupe, honey dew melon, watermelon, bell peppers, corn, cucumbers, green beans, hot peppers, lima beans, squash, tomatoes, and zucchini. And for May you can now plant the following vegetables: crowder peas, eggplant, field peas, okra, peanuts, and popcorn. For all of these items, we recommend using Daddy Pete’s Perennial Pleaser or Daddy Pete’s Potting Mix. If you are amending your existing garden, you can use Daddy Pete’s Cow Manure, Daddy Pete’s Kickin’ Chickin, or Daddy Pete’s Mushroom Compost.  And as with any other month, it is always a great time to apply Daddy Pete’s Barnyard Fertilizer on your lawn or garden for a natural way to fertilize. Our Barnyard Fertilizer works well for top-dressing your flowers or vegetables; and you can use a broadcast spreader to fertilize your lawn or garden for spring growth. It is a slow release, pelleted fertilizer that will not burn your lawn, can be applied any time of the year, and is safe for children and pets. As a reminder, don’t forget your furry friends all through the spring months. Daddy Pete’s Roasted Sawdust is an excellent, dry bedding for dogs, horses, goats, and other livestock animals.

Okra Planting Tip: If you soak your okra seeds in warm water the night before you plant them, more seeds tend to germinate.

STEWED CROWDER PEAS WITH CHOW CHOW TOMATOES       VIEW RECIPE       PHOTO CREDIT - TASTYKITCHEN.COM

STEWED CROWDER PEAS WITH CHOW CHOW TOMATOES

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EASY PEASY SOUTHERN FIELD PEAS RECIPE       VIEW RECIPE       PHOTO CREDIT - GRITSANDPINECONES.COM

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CROCK POT CAJUN BOILED PEANUTS

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OKRA CORN SALSA

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EASY HOMEMADE CARAMEL CORN

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Planting Your Garden in April

Welcome to Daddy Pete’s Plant Pleaser, where our mission is to help you grow…one plant, one garden, one lawn at a time.

As pioneer men and women cultivating your own lawns and gardens to grow your own fruits and vegetables, we offer recipes to help you bring your harvest from your garden…to your kitchen…to your dinner table.

So let your inner farm out…jump into our website and indulge in our knowledge. Come discover farming through the eyes of Daddy Pete’s. Timeless products…unparalleled quality…our goal is to become more and more creative, so that our creativity equals your increase.


FRUIT & VEGETABLE LIST

  • Green Beans

  • Hot Peppers

  • Lima Beans

  • Squash

  • Tomatoes

  • Zucchini

  • Canteloupe

  • Honey Dew Melon

  • Watermelon

  • Bell Peppers

  • Corn

  • Cucumbers

April is a great month to plant a new garden or raised bed or to continue expanding your garden or raised bed from last year. Over 110 years of farming history and heritage go into every bag of Daddy Pete, so you can’t go wrong with Daddy Pete’s Potting Mix for the fruits and vegetables to plant this month: cantaloupe, honey dew melon, watermelon, bell peppers, corn, cucumbers, green beans, hot peppers, lima beans, squash, tomatoes, and zucchini. If you have an existing garden and just need to amend your soil, we recommend using Daddy Pete’s Composted Cow Manure or Daddy Pete’s Kickin’ Chickin. And for lawn & garden fertilization, Daddy Pete’s Barnyard Fertilizer is our product of choice. Our Barnyard Fertilizer works well for top-dressing your flowers or vegetables; and you can also use it to fertilize your lawn or garden for spring growth. It is a slow release, pelleted fertilizer that will not burn your lawn, can be applied any time of the year, and is safe for children and pets. And don’t forget your furry friends all through the spring months. Daddy Pete’s Roasted Sawdust is an excellent, dry bedding for dogs, horses, goats, and other livestock animals.

SWEET BELL PEPPER SALAD       VIEW RECIPE       PHOTO CREDIT - LOWCARBMAVEN.COM

SWEET BELL PEPPER SALAD

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SOUTHERN STYLE SKILLET CORN

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JALEPENO JELLY

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ROASTED BUTTERNUT SQUASH GRATIN

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CUCUMBER NOODLE, WATERMELON, AND FETA SALAD

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SINGLE SERVING PEACH CANTALOUPE SMOOTHIE

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KALE HONEY DEW MELON SMOOTHIE

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