Monthly Archive:: April 2013

Most varieties of certified organic seeds and heirloom seeds can be started indoors several weeks before the last frost. This is a great way to save money when compared to purchasing seedlings from greenhouses, but more importantly it lets you control what goes into the food you eat. Heirloom flowers can also be planted indoors

Squash seeds tend to grow into large sprawling plants that cover every bare spot within several feet of where they are planted. Pumpkins, gourds, summer squash and winter squash all come under this family of plants that is broken down into four groups. They tend to be abundant producers and most varieties are easily stored

Planting organic cabbage seeds will grow heads that can vary in size up to 8 pounds depending on variety and growing conditions. They can be used in salads, cooked with meals, made into sauerkraut, or stored for several months. Colors vary from pale green to dark green and deep reds. While it is considered a