Figs

Print our figs tip sheet! Every backyard should have one or two fig bushes.  Figs are healthy foods and the food stores can’t come close to supplying a quality product.  They are great out of hand and can be dried or preserved in several ways.  Figs have no pest problems other than the occasional bird […]

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Bermudagrass In Fescue!

Print our bermudagrass in fescue tip sheet! So, you are the type of person that doesn’t like a “mixed bag” type of yard!  Broad leaf weeds are easily enough controlled with broad leaf herbicides.  Controlling a grass (bermuda) in a grass (fescue) is a lot tougher.  Remember, control, not eliminate.  Botanically the two grasses are […]

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Renfrow’s Method of Foolproof Tomato Planting

Print our foolproof tomato tip sheet! Choose a spot where there will be six to eight hours of “sunbathing” strength sun daily.  Nighttime temperatures need to be warm with the soil feeling warm to your bare legs when you sit on the ground.  Waiting until April 15 to plant is the good rule of the […]

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Celebrating 112 years

Renfrow General Merchandise got it’s start before 1900 by Thomas Jefferson Renfrow. He came to Matthews after the Civil War as the mining engineer that opened the Rea gold mine near the intersection of Sardis Road North and Monroe Road. One of the mine shaft openings was under the current movie theatre complex there now. […]

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