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Seed Buying 101 Knowing Labels

Seed Definitions Helpful definitions that clearly define seed labels.   Yes, we are Certified Organic! We sell Certified Organic Heirloom Seeds. ...
Seed Definitions Helpful definitions that clearly define seed labels.   Yes, we are Certified Organic! We sell Certified Organic Heirloom Seeds.  The proof is the document listed here in blue, or you may get a copy at the bottom of this page.  This is how you can be sure the seeds you are buying are truly Certified Organic Seeds.  Remember, "natural" is NOT Certified Organic.  In fact, we think it is important to define some terms because there seems to be...
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Veggies that will Grow in the Shade

Do you have less than 8 hours of sun and think you cannot grow a vegetable garden? Do not despair, here is a list of crops that will grow in half a day sun.

  Do you have less than 8 hours of sun and think you cannot grow a vegetable garden? Do not despair, here is a list of crops that will grow in half a day sun.   Arugula* Beans (bush are best) Beets Broccoli Carrots Collards Kale Lettuce* Mesclun* Mustard Peas (bush are best) Radishes Scallions Spinach Swiss Chard* Turnips   *These varieties will grow in full shade.  
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Easy Seeds to Start: For Beginners

Embrace your beginner status and focus on easy-to-grow crops. Only picking a few varieties to make learning easier and increase your success. As you gain experience you can slowly add more varieties to your garden.
Embrace your beginner status and focus on easy-to-grow crops. Only picking a few varieties to make learning easier and increase your success. As you gain experience you can slowly add more varieties to your garden.   Cool Weather Crops Among the easiest and fastest growing crops are cool-weather crops. Starting seeds in spring and then again in late summer for harvest in the fall.   Arugula Beets Leaf lettuce Radishes Snap or Bush Peas Spinach    Summer Crops There are a couple easy-to-grow summer crops that...
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