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Growing Leeks & Onions From Seed

Posted by Margaret Hoegg on

Growing Leeks & Onions From Seed

February is here and it's time to start those leeks and onions! Get your hands in the dirt!

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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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North American Native Trees: The Pawpaw Tree

Posted by Margaret Hoegg on

North American Native Trees: The Pawpaw Tree

Although threatened by deforestation, the wonderful Pawpaw is making a big comeback.

Pawpaw is found almost exclusively in the wild and is difficult for the average person to find - which gives this tree almost mythical status among growers and foodies. The best way to get a hold of Pawpaw fruit is to grow it yourself - and fortunately it is quite easy to cultivate!

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The Incredible Seed Company's Guide to Fall Tree Seeds Part 2

Posted by Hilary & Christopher Mueller on

The Incredible Seed Company's Guide to Fall Tree Seeds Part 2

With Our Guide to Fall Tree Seeds Part 2, we hope to take the guesswork out of how to properly care for your young tree so that they thrive through this Winter and well  into the future. 

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Our Guide To Season Extension

Posted by Hilary & Christopher Mueller on

Our Guide To Season Extension

Frost dates don’t have to forecast the end of planting or harvesting.

With a rise in food and fuel prices and a shift towards eating more local, seasonal, and organic food, more gardeners are interested in learning how to grow more of their own food.

It is totally possible, even in places with cold, harsh winters, to harvest food in all four seasons!

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