Monthly Archives: June 2012

Summer Rice Noodle Salad

One of my favorite summer meals is the Rice Noodle Salad from Lynne Rossetto Kasper. It requires little stove time, can be made with any number of veggies either raw or cooked, and tastes very fresh and cooling, especially on … Continue reading

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Planning for your Fall Crops – Start now!

Not long ago it was the Summer Solstice, which means that here in the Northern Hemisphere, the days are getting shorter. It can be hard to think about fall crops when you’re just getting busy weeding your onions, trellising your … Continue reading

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Organic Control Measures for Striped Cucumber Beetles

It’s that time of year and cucumber beetles are once again wreaking havoc on tender cucurbit seedlings. In all stages of life, these beetles do damage to cucumbers, winter and summer squash, melons, pumpkins, and gourds. In addition to inflicting … Continue reading

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Our Partnership with The Whole Kids Foundation (and a chance to win a “Bee’s Garden” Seed Collection!)

This spring High Mowing Organic Seeds partnered with the Whole Kids Foundation to provide school garden grant recipients with a starter set of organic seeds, as well as seed packets that the foundation uses to inspire families to grow together … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Tomato Pollination

- Paul Betz is the owner of High Ledge Farm in Woodbury, VT, and in the winter months is a High Mowing Organic Seeds Sales Associate. We grow a fair amount of tomatoes for our markets, but like I have … Continue reading

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Variety Spotlight: Organic Cabbage

Nothing says I love you like a cabbage (to paraphrase Farmer Paul Betz, one of our commercial grower representatives and owner of High Ledge Farm).  Here’s what’s great about one of the most rock solid, high performing (yet often under-appreciated) … Continue reading

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