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🎄 Gift them a digital gift card!

🎄 Gift them a digital gift card!

Merry Christmas!If you're like me, you are working to 'wrap up' the gift list!  We are still trying to work out when and how to do our gift exchang...

Cold Seeding Flowers: Get a jump start on spring!

Cold Seeding Flowers: Get a jump start on spring!

Late fall and early winter is a perfect time to cold seed flowers or create your pollinator garden-- until snow makes it impractical! The timing mi...

How to shell your dry beans-- fast and easy!

How to shell your dry beans-- fast and easy!

Your kitchen decor and pantry will both benefit greatly from an assortment of heirloom dry beans. The array of colors and patterns will delight the...

How to store onions for the long winter

How to store onions for the long winter

Onion varieties differ greatly in their ability to be stored over the winter. Some won’t make it past Christmas and others can hold well into the s...

Got Garlic? Why -n- how!

Got Garlic? Why -n- how!

Garlic has a long history and long-lived reputation as a natural immune system booster that helps your body fight infection and viral attacks. Garlic also provides a long list of health benefits.  Purchasing garlic strictly for the health and culinary benefits is certainly valuable and you are very welcome to do just that!  But you can greatly increase those benefits by using some of your garlic bulbs as seed... planting and growing your own garlic!  

Dig for Victory! Gardening Goes Viral (pun intended)

Dig for Victory! Gardening Goes Viral (pun intended)

Victory gardens have been on my mind and in my heart as we work overtime to fill seed orders! During both World War I and World War II Victory Gar...

Tired of those plastic seed trays? Wanna be more sustainable...

Tired of those plastic seed trays? Wanna be more sustainable...

Economical enough to be disposable. Strong enough to be reusable. Durable enough to last. What do we really value and why? Recently a friend intro...

Providing a 'Benefit Package' for our Pollinators: Bee Bennies!

Providing a 'Benefit Package' for our Pollinators: Bee Bennies!

There is a lot of buzz about pollinator plants and pollinator plots and with good reason! It is so important we provide a complete 'benefits packag...

How to grow healthier onions! Part 2

How to grow healthier onions! Part 2

Last week in Part 1 we talked about growing onions from seed. We left off with our onions growing under lights or in a greenhouse. Let's pick up th...

How to grow healthier onions! Part 1

How to grow healthier onions! Part 1

Last week I was at a growers conference and a friend asked me a bunch of questions about growing onions.  Then on Friday, I received an email from ...

Grow Healthier in 2020!

Grow Healthier in 2020!

We've all heard 'em say, "No pain, no gain!" No wonder we associate getting healthy with pain and deprivation. What if that didn't have to be true ...

New Year... More POP! How to thwart the ‘Old Maids’!

New Year... More POP! How to thwart the ‘Old Maids’!

Just before Christmas, I received an email from a long-time customer with a question… a question that we've been asked many times. The question was...