Monthly Archive:: March 2013

Organic Heirloom Seeds for Cool Weather Crops

Many parts of the country are experiencing a late cool Spring, which leaves home gardeners with time to get in their early crops if they start planning right away. Broccoli, peas, cabbage, kale, Swiss chard, spinach, lettuce and other greens can be started from organic heirloom seeds right away. Gardeners may want to order extra

Organic Blue Streak Tomato Seeds – Grow Blue Cherry Tomatoes

The latest blue tomato variety to create a storm in home gardens is the Organic Blue Streak tomato. It was developed by independent plant breeder Tom Wagner, who has experimented with creative colors in the garden for decades. This is one of 7 varieties that will be offered through Sustainable Seed Company this year. We

The History and Cultivation of Heirloom Peppers

It’s commonly believed that the cultivation of hot pepper began in the area around Bolivia. The history of their travels varies, as their use has been dated in India prior to their discovery by Columbus. This did lead however to their discovery or rediscovery and the hot pepper, so named because of its taste qualities