Holiday Gifts From Your Garden

Holiday Gifts From Your Garden

Personal, handmade gifts are always the best, and as gardeners, we have many options to choose from. Of course, the more you plan ahead, the more materials you’ll have to work with. Here is a selection of garden gift ideas sure to please everyone on your list. Use...
Top Ten Fall Varieties To Grow From Seed

Top Ten Fall Varieties To Grow From Seed

Heat loving vegetables and flowers such as tomatoes, peppers, and zinnias may be showing their age as fall approaches. But there are plenty of great plants that are invigorated by the cool nights and sunny days of September and October. Here’s what to grow for a...
Seedheads for Songbirds

Seedheads for Songbirds

GOLDFINCH ON CONEFLOWER, PHOTO BY JESSICA KIRSTE/PROJECT FEEDERWATCH Your yard can be a feast for songbirds, even if it’s just a small urban plot! Choose your plants well, and don’t be too quick to tidy up after the blooms have faded. You’ll be helping to sustain...
Putting The Garden To Bed

Putting The Garden To Bed

The neat and tidy winter garden is for many a thing of the past. Gardeners interested in wildlife habitat realize that perennial and annual flower seedheads are a boon for birds, and that many kinds of moths and butterflies overwinter in leaf litter. With these...
New HGSA Introductions for 2020

New HGSA Introductions for 2020

Every year, seed companies tweak their offerings based on multiple factors. They ask themselves: What great new varieties have breeders developed? What are the trends in the marketplace? What have customers been requesting? Here you will find a few highlights of 2020....
Herbs and Vegetables for Winter Harvesting

Herbs and Vegetables for Winter Harvesting

In many regions winter growing is next to impossible without a heated greenhouse and supplemental lighting. Cold-weather harvesting, however, is a whole different story! With good planning, you can be harvesting greens, roots, and herbs through much of the winter....