Collect heritage seeds and GROW A GARDEN, ALL-Year-ROUND!
Join the club that delivers you garden seeds at just the right time of the year to plant them – hand selected based on your garden specs. Start by telling us a little bit about your garden, preferences, and location. Then, each month we’ll send you a curated collection of heritage garden seeds.
Now is the perfect time to join. Spring is right around the corner!
“Today I lifted my giant onions which have been growing for almost a year. They have been grown hydroponically in an RTA air-pot dripper system. There are a couple of things which I could have changed which could have altered the end result.”
“Down on the allotment in the polytunnel I lifted my giant pot leeks for exhibition/show. This show requires 3 pot leeks 6 inches to a tight button. in this video I show you how I lift and wash my leeks in preparation for show. This was the second show (ever) that I had benched/ exhibited my leeks at and I managed to scoop first place in style by smashing the record and showing 512cc for three leeks. The purpose of growing these leeks is for exhibition but they are also edible and taste good. They are not genetically modified nor are they pumped with chemicals.”
“Here’s how I prepare sand boxes to grow my exhibition stump root carrots.”
The old year has not even ended…why should you think about your seed order now? Well, for several reasons. The first is that there has been a resurgence of home gardening to rival the victory gardens of WWII and there are many more people in the US now than then. So you are competing with millions more gardeners. I have found more seeds selling out in the last year than ever before. Those same multitudes of gardeners are also demanding organic seeds and I have found that organic seeds sell out faster than non-organic and GMO seeds. So if you want a special variety in organic now is the time to buy.
Remember ‘tho, if you have left over seed you have time to put some in damp paper towel and see if it germinates. If you put seed in multiples of ten you can determine easily the percentage germination rate. Or, you can plant the seed in the house so you can get the amount of seedlings you want. In additi…