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Monthly Archives: November 2011
Ever wondered how long you can save your seeds and have them still be viable? We’ve created this chart to help you determine the longevity of your seeds. Proper seed storage conditions are cool and dark. The moisture content within … Continue reading
In my childhood home, our holidays were vegetarian affairs, much to the shock of my Ohio suburban friends. Even now after embracing an omnivorous life, the turkey centerpiece of the traditional holiday meal isn’t what I look forward to most … Continue reading
As the night-time temperatures continue to drop here in Northern Vermont, we’ve pretty much wrapped things up in our 4-acre Trials Garden. Once the crops are harvested, the cover crops planted and the fields cleaned up, it’s time to sit … Continue reading
Once again, High Mowing Organic Seeds is participating in the “Pies for People/Soup for Supper” event put on by The Center for an Agricultural Economy and Sterling College. Every year High Mowing donates winter squashes that we have grown in … Continue reading
We’ve been working on compiling the results of our 45 variety trials that were conducted at our 4-acre Trials Garden in Wolcott, Vermont. The results are interesting – sometimes surprising – and always fun in terms of identifying standout varieties … Continue reading
Several weeks ago a group of students from Sterling College in Craftsbury, VT contacted our donation program to inquire about bringing organic seeds with them to the Occupy Wall Street. They selected between 150-200 seed packets and headed to NYC. … Continue reading