Heirloom Organic Seeds Archive

Overview It is that time of year when pests begin to show up. Those pesky little grey bugs that cling to the underside of your leafy greens that seem inevitable, are, in fact, preventable and able to be contained. You can do so by improving the health of your soil, planting trap crops, and using

One the of most frequently asked questions here at Sustainable Seed Co is what variety of lettuce can be grown in hot temperatures. At our location in Northern California it is not uncommon for our little town to reach triple digits. With temps like that we have to be especially knowledgeable about heat tolerant varieties

A Fruitful Summer

A few years ago I did some work in a couple different countries on organic farms through a site called WWOOF which is an acronym for World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms. The international program provides a list of hosts who will give you room and board for working on their large farms, small plots, and/or