Growing a Garden Full of Pollinator Plants Growing a garden is so much more than producing food and flowers for you to enjoy. It’s about creating an ecosystem where wildlife, pollinators, and nature can thrive. Creating an abundant ecosystem is … Read More
Our Butterfly Garden seed mix is a blend of wildflower seed contains varieties well-suited for the Southwest. Beautiful colorful blooms attract butterflies and beneficial insects. Contains Black-Eyed Susan, Butterfly Milkweed, Candytuft, Dwarf Cosmos, Dwarf Godetia, Gayfeather, Illinois Bundleflower, Indian Blanket, Lance-Leaved Coreopsis, New England Aster, Pincushion Flower, Purple Coneflower, Purple Prairie Clover, Roundheaded Bush Clover, Shasta Daisy, Siberian Wallflower, Sweet Alyssum, Sweet William Pinks, and Zinnia.
This colorful and fun wildflower is native to California and Eastern Washington. Great for xeriscaping and conservation gardens. Long spiked blooms provide colors ranging from shades of pink to purple. Seeds should be planted in late fall and exposed to cold weather to break dormancy. For spring planting, mix the seed with moist sand and store it in the refrigerator for 30 days before direct sowing. The germination rate is naturally low. Germination happens in 15-25+ days.
Planting milkweed seeds can be challenging if you are not aware of some key planting requirements for milkweed. We have seen in the past years an explosion of gardeners who want to plant milkweed seeds in their gardens to support … Read More
The Making of Okra Seed Okra seed is not our most popular seed, but one that deserves its 15 minutes of fame. Okra seed and okra plants are mysterious and misunderstood. Their slimy texture can be a total turn-off for … Read More
How to Grow Broccoli from Seed We love the flavor of freshly picked broccoli from the garden. Learning how to grow broccoli from seed will give you the skills to grow cauliflower, cabbage, and other brassicas because the practices are … Read More