How to Start Seeds Indoors

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If you’re learning how to start seeds indoors, consider varieties of tomatoes, peppers, onions, perennials, and some annual flowers. These crops can benefit from an early start indoors, especially if you live in an area with short, warm seasons. Starting … Read More

How to Get Rid of Powdery Mildew

How to Get Rid of Powdery Mildew

What is Powdery Mildew?  If you want to know how to get rid of powdery mildew, it’s helpful to know what it is. Powdery mildew is a fungal disease that forms on the foliage of plants. In the vegetable garden, … Read More

How to Start a Vegetable Garden

If you want to learn how to start a vegetable garden, we’ve been at it for years here on our organic seed farm in San Diego. We know that a home vegetable garden is an essential part of a healthy and … Read More

Planting Seeds for Beginners

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Planting Seeds for Beginners Planting seeds in your own vegetable garden might sound like a difficult task but the age-old tradition is probably easier than you think. While in recent generations planting gardens by purchasing “starts” has become very popular, … Read More

Envy Zinnia Seeds

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This chartreuse green zinnia is a showstopper in the garden. Bright, lime green blooms contrast wonderfully with other colors in the garden. Zinnias are great cut flowers and attract beneficial insects, birds, and pollinators to the garden. On our farm, the western swallowtail butterfly loves our zinnias!

Empress of India Nasturtium Seeds

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This exotic and easy to grow Nasturtium has a deep crimson color and dark round leaves. Nasturtium are a beautiful must-have in the veggie garden, both in beds and containers, and are easy to directly sow. They require little care but are happiest when grown in the cooler months with ample moisture. Flowers and leaves are edible with a flavor similar to arugula.

Tomahooks (Hook Only)

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Tomahooks make growing in small spaces even more tidy and productive. By using Tomahooks, you can utilize the “low and lean” method of growing. This method allows you to string up vining crops like indeterminate tomatoes, cucumbers, and squash.

Organic Cuccuzi Edible Gourd Seeds

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Cucuzza Edible Gourd seeds produce baseball bat sized edible gourds that make great additions to soups, stir-fries, and more! Cucuzza edible gourd is also known as Cucuzzi, Gagootza, and Serpente di Sicilia. Pale green fruits are up to 36 inches long but are the most tender when harvested at 6-12 inches. These plants are hardy, have few pests, and are so fun to grow. Best when grown on a sturdy arbor or trellis.

Organic Long Island Cheese Pumpkin Seeds

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Long Island Cheese, an heirloom and prized Art of Taste pumpkin, has had a long history of being a favorite—and for good reason. Large ribbed pumpkins are beautiful and long keepers. The sweet and finely grained meat can be used in an array of recipes. Vigorous vines with selection for disease resistance.

Luffa Gourd Seeds

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Ever wanted to grow your own luffa sponges? Mature gourd-like luffa fruits can be dried, peeled, and the inner core used as a sponge. This plant grows similarly to a cucumber in that it requires a trellis to grow up for the best support.

Cactus Mix Zinnia Seeds

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This variety of zinnia produces rare and highly sought after blooms. Flowers produce ruffled thin petals on unique blooms in a wide range of colors. The flowers can be quite large, reaching 4-5″ across when planted in fertile soil.

 

Dahlia Mix Zinnia Seeds

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This beautiful flower is a summer annual that produces large ruffled blooms of different colors. As the name suggests, the blooms of this Zinnia variety are similar to that of Dahlias. Produces semi-double and double blooms that make a bold statement in the garden or as a cut flower.

Tom Thumb Mix Nasturtium Seeds

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Tom Thumb nasturtiums are a beautiful version of the wild and often aggressive growing nasturtium of Southern California. This variety is compact with lovely bright colored blooms. Create beautiful garden spaces and planters with this exotic and easy to grow flower!

Organic Sugar Pie Pumpkin Seeds

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If you love making pumpkin treats, Sugar Pie pumpkin is for you! Vines produce smaller pumpkins that pack in the fall flavor we all love. Vigorous vines with disease resistance and resistance to powdery mildew.