Monthly Archives: March 2013

Complete Seed Starter – Newbie Gardener Giveaway!

Are you new to organic gardening and overwhelmed by where to start? Excited to start your own garden and grow food for your family, but have little gardening experience? Check out our exciting new giveaway! We’re giving away TWO different … Continue reading

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Tomato Grafting for Your Greenhouse

I have been growing tomatoes in the greenhouse for 12 years now. I switched to grafted plants after my house “hit the wall.” After four successful years of growing glorious plants laden with fruit, my un-grafted plants topped out at … Continue reading

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Nels’ Beef Steak Hashbrowns

I am a man with steak and champagne desires but endure a potato and Pabst Blue Ribbon reality.  I was lying around my house one morning desperately in need of a breakfast steak and only had a sack of HMS … Continue reading

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High Mowing Organic Seeds – A different kind of seed company….

We are pleased to present our latest video explaining just what it is that makes High Mowing Organic Seeds a different kind of seed company. We are proud of the work we do, the seeds we offer, and the causes … Continue reading

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A Look at Our Variety Trials

Sometimes I feel like the luckiest farmer around.  As Trials Manager at High Mowing Organic Seeds, my job affords me the satisfaction of not only farming vegetables and flower and herbs, but also cultivating information.  In fact, harvesting data is … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Management

February surprises me each year with feelings of doubt.  As the days grow longer and the boxes of seeds are unpacked and organized for the seeding marathon that lies ahead, I feel a tremor inside of me.  Really? I think, … Continue reading

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Ready, Set, Grow!

I often joke with customers that ordering seed is the hardest part.  With over 650 varieties in our catalog and endless ways of growing them all, the freedom can sometimes be stifling.  Of course, so can the heat in July. … Continue reading

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