Monthly Archive:: February 2013

Many lessons can be taught and learned when practicing certified organic seed gardening with children, including a deep appreciation for nature. One of the biggest problems for parents of young children is that they like to put everything into their mouths. Washing their hands and checking what they are eating is a constant chore for

It may be a surprise to know that not all organic heirloom seeds are actually certified. Just as “natural” doesn’t mean organic, terms can be used to mislead gardeners who want to plant and grow healthy produce. Learning to differentiate between the terms, and what type of verification to look for can help when shopping

Using water conservation during times of drought or at any time is ideal for organic seed gardens. These hardy strains have lived for generations and are able to acclimate to a variety of conditions. Ensuring they receive enough moisture is essential to maximize production and flavor. This can be difficult in hot, dry areas of