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What We’re Growing in 2018
February 16, 2018

How does our garden grow? With all kinds of good organic things: seeds from our favorite seed companies, transplants, potato and…

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Freezing Herbs for Winter
October 29, 2017

There’s frost just around the corner but that doesn’t mean we have to rely on store-bought herbs just because we happen…

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The Fruits of the Earth…Or Are They Vegetables?
April 7, 2017

A vegetable is a vegetable is a vegetable. Unless, of course, it’s a fruit! What determines whether a plant is a…

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Growing Veggies Indoors
November 30, 2016

Want to grow your own organic greens and many kinds of vegetables all winter regardless of your USDA zone? And have…

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Doug Muller (left) and Ken Greene
Why Do We Need to Care About Seeds? Because Most Seed is Under Corporate Control.
May 13, 2016

For a Healthy Supply of Food We Need a Healthy Variety of Seeds One of the more important decisions a gardener makes each…

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Microgreens: seed-to-table in 7-10 days. Wow!
Microgreens: Seed to Table in 7-10 Days
February 2, 2016

Did you know these tiniest of greens pack a hugely healthful wallop? You’ve seen them as garnishes in fine restaurants, where…

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Lovely, Lovely Lemon Verbena
Grow Lemon Verbena for Tea and Holiday Gifts
February 2, 2016

At a glance: Lemon Verbena (Aloysia triphylla) Perennial herb (hardy in USDA Zones 9 and 10) Culinary uses: fresh or dried,…

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What We Will Grow in 2017
January 26, 2016

Seed List for 2017 Nothing says Spring like having your seeds arrive in the mail. We thought you might be interested…

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A mélange of our cherry tomatoes.
2016 Seed List for our Organic Vegetable and Flower Garden
January 9, 2016

Our seeds have arrived and many are already being started in an organic greenhouse for us. All of our vegetable seeds,…

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Seed List for 2015
January 28, 2015

Other than growing and eating their heavenly vegetables, herbs and fruits in season, there is little that pleases gardeners here in…

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