certified organic heirloom seeds Archive

Almost nowhere is the difference in flavor between hybrids and the homegrown flavor of heirloom seed more apparent than in melons. Watermelons are a popular summer treat with their sweet juicy taste, but as anyone who has purchased one at a store or roadside stand in the past few years knows, they vary greatly in

What are your favorite organic heirloom seeds? Most gardeners have found a favorite variety of tomato, bean, corn and peas and save seeds to replant the following spring. This is part of an overall garden plan to create a sustainable lifestyle. However due to annual weather changes including droughts, severe storms and early or late

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