Fresh From the Kitchen Garden

Fresh From the Kitchen Garden

In late summer your garden is producing buckets of squash, armloads of kale, and heaps of beets, carrots, and other roots. Here are some creative ideas from HGSA Seed Companies on making use of your garden’s bounty. This small selection of recipes from Home Garden...
Easy From Seed Vegetables

Easy From Seed Vegetables

Beans, Beets, Cucumbers, Kale, Peas, Radishes, Salad Greens, Squash, Swiss Chard Most of the vegetables typically grown in a home garden can be sown directly in the garden soil. These include salad greens of all kinds—lettuces, mizuna, arugula, spinach, and...
See What’s New in Vegetable and Flower Seeds for 2019!

See What’s New in Vegetable and Flower Seeds for 2019!

Every year we ask our retail seed sellers about the vegetables and flowers they’re most excited about for the coming season. Read about their picks here. You’ll be wanting to plant a few of these luscious vegetables and fun flower combos in your garden this year,...
Historic Victory Gardens

Historic Victory Gardens

Movements to create food gardens throughout the country to support World Wars I and II were examples of patriotism at its best. People were urged to grow vegetables on school grounds, parks, backyards, vacant lots, and even rooftops. In 1917 Charles Lathrop Pack...
Growing Food Indoors

Growing Food Indoors

sunflower-micros broccoli-waltham-microgreens china-rose-radish If you’ve never grown Microgreens, now is the time. These little bursts of flavor pack a substantial nutritional punch, and you can grow them in the light of a south facing window in as little as two...
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...