Library — 2019 Spring Catalogue

Cold Hardy Perennials for Zone 4

Posted by Margaret Hoegg on

Cold Hardy Perennials for Zone 4

Perennial edibles are so satisfying to grow. Every Spring you will have the pleasure of welcoming back old garden friends! These friends come back year after year to feed not only our eyes and hearts, but our families as well. With very little input compared to annual crops, edible perennials are an easy, minimalist way to increase your homegrown bounty. Isn’t Nature’s gift economy great?

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Open Pollinated, Heirloom, Cultivar, Hybrid - What does it all mean?

Posted by Hilary Mueller on

Open Pollinated, Heirloom, Cultivar, Hybrid - What does it all mean?

Even if you’ve been gardening for some time, you may still feel a bit bewildered about some of the language around live plants and even seeds. Look through our 2019 Spring Catalogue and you’ll see words like heirloom, open-pollinated, hybrid and cultivar . What does it all mean, you ask? Well, we’re here to clear up any confusion so that you can proceed confidently in the direction of your gardening dreams.

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