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Nov
28
2014

Five Kernels of Corn

Today is the day after Thanksgiving, and I trust that you had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday with your family. You've probably heard the story of the Pilgrims and their first thanksgiving celebration.  Many do not know the continuing story of their humble gratefulness to God…
Jul
4
2014

Independence Day Weekend Heirloom Seed Sale

  On July 4th, 1776, 56 delegates from the 13 American colonies formally ratified the text that declared their independence from Great Britain as sovereign states, casting off the tyranny of King George after a long an arduous process of petitioning him for their grievances…
May
9
2014

Tips for transplanting vegetable seedlings

It's spring and that means it's time to transplant your vegetable seedlings into the garden.  Here are some tips on how to successfully transplant seedlings in your garden.
Apr
4
2014

Family Seed Business featured in Salem Times Register

Our family business was recently featured in our local paper - the Salem Times Register. The story was entitled "Seed-saving kids run own business." It briefly described our vision for integrated learning for our children in the context of our family business.
Aug
15
2013

Get More out of your Garden by Stacking

Vertical gardening uses trellises, containers, and other methods to grow more in the same lateral space. A similar method that does not require additional materials or infrastructure, but just some extra planning, is to stack your plants vertically by combining plants that can grow in close proximity to each other, often using planting timing to ensure the appropriate vertical spacing.
Jul
27
2013

How to Deter and Eliminate Squash Bugs

Early detection and elimination of eggs is the key to controlling squash bugs and to reducing the chance that you'll lose much of your crop to these common pests. This post details how to find and eliminate eggs and squash bugs so they don't destroy your harvest of cucumbers, squash, and melons.
Jul
1
2013

New Seeds in Stock and One Day Flash Sale

We just received some new varieties of seeds in stock, and we wanted to share them with you immediately since there is still some time left to get more seeds in the ground for your summer season. Please take a look at the great new varieties we have.
Jun
24
2013

Organic Pest Control for Worms and Bugs in Your Garden

Keep worms, bugs, and other pests in your garden from destroying your plants and your harvest by using this fantastic organic pest control method.
Jun
5
2013

How to Plant Squash, Melons and Pumpkins in Hills

Learn how to plant squash, melons, and pumpkins in hills by amending your soil and providing the ideal conditions they need to thrive. A step by step guide with detailed recommendations and tips.