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
Dwarf Red Coneflower Seeds
Dwarf Red Coneflower is a hardy, drought-tolerant wildflower. Sometimes called the Mexican Hat flower, this beautiful red flower is loved by birds and pollinators.
Butterfly Garden Seed Mix
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.
Desert Bee Plant Wildflower Seeds
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.
Southwest Wildflower Seed Mix
The Southwest Wildflower mix is a wonderful way to fill in areas of your garden that you don’t typically cultivate. This mix is chosen specifically for the American Southwest with a focus on beautiful blooming flowers that will feed the pollinators and your soul!
Arroyo Lupine Seeds
Arroyo Lupine seeds produce plants with spectacular purple and blue flower spikes. Lupine is native to Southern California and is a must-have for native and meadow gardens. This variety of lupine is drought tolerant and fuss-free.
Organic Bitter Melon Gourd Seeds
Bitter Melon gourd seeds produce deep green fruits with bumpy warted skin. This unique crop is popular worldwide and is especially important in Asian cuisine. Bitter melon gourds are exceptionally nutritious and have a long history of being used in traditional medicine.
A Rap on Soil
A Rap on Soil By Mel Lions Gardeners have always understood the value of healthy, rich soil. They take great care to nurture and develop it as a treasured asset that gets better with use. But because its mysteries lie … Read More
Organic Thai Basil Seeds
Spicy, with notes of clove and anise, Thai Basil adds authentic flavor to Asian dishes. Leaves, flowers, and stems are all edible. When ready, share the flowers with beneficial insects in your garden!
Planting Milkweed Seeds
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
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
Organic Dark Star Zucchini Seeds
This unique zucchini is grown for its “open habit” which makes it easier to locate any hidden zucchini and harvest regularly. We are happy to offer this interesting and prolific zucchini, a rare variety produced by our friends at Feral Farm.
Organic Aji Cristal Pepper Seeds
This spicy pepper is native to South America and packs a kick similar to cayenne pepper. A fabulous pepper for cooking or preserving, these peppers will fill your pantry with flavorful peppers you can use in so many ways!
How to Grow Broccoli from Seed
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
Organic Golden Zucchini Summer Squash Seeds
Golden Zucchini summer squash stands out for its smooth bright-golden skin and delicious zucchini flavor. Golden Zucchini is a colorful companion to green varieties of summer squash.