Author Archives: High Mowing Organic Seeds

Putting Cover Crops to Work

Growing vegetables is hard on a place, and it’s important to put something back for all that we take out. One of our responsibilities as growers and gardeners is to be good stewards of the earth that we use. Feeding … Continue reading

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A Root Storage GIVEAWAY!

Looking for a way to keep your root veggies fresh all winter? This month we’re giving away the tools you need to get started. One lucky winner will receive:   Root Cellaring, a book by Mike and Nancy Bubel to … Continue reading

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Winter Harvest GIVEAWAY!

Looking for a way to extend your season and grow food year round? This month we’re giving away everything you need to plant your winter garden. One lucky winner will receive:   a Winter Garden Seed Collection with cold-hardy varieties for fall … Continue reading

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Father’s Day GIVEAWAY!

We know Father’s Day is a little ways off yet, but we wanted to make sure Dad gets accessorized in time for the holiday! This month we’re giving one lucky Dad:   An organic, ultra-soft lightweight cotton High Mowing t-shirt … Continue reading

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Pest Management on the Small Farm

Like all good medicine, our pest management is built on prevention. At Good Heart Farmstead, we don’t use any pesticide sprays, and instead focus our efforts on creating a balanced system, which includes building healthy soil to grow strong, hearty … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day GIVEAWAY!

We know Mother’s Day is a little ways off yet, but we wanted to make sure Mom gets her goodies in time for the holiday! This month we’re giving one lucky Mom our favorite garden accessories: a Large Garden Hod … Continue reading

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Potato GrowBag GIVEAWAY!

You loved the Potato GrowBags from last month’s giveaway so much, we decided to give away more—so this month THREE lucky winners will each receive: a Potato GrowBag from Gardener’s Supply and  a $15 gift certificate for seeds or seed potatoes of your … Continue reading

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The Perfect Potato GIVEAWAY!

You’ll love growing potatoes in GrowBags—they’ve made hilling and digging a thing of the past. Thanks to their sturdy handles these lightweight, reusable fabric bags can be moved even after they’re full of soil, and planting in them is easy: … Continue reading

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Sweetheart Seeds GIVEAWAY!

We know you LOVE seeds, so in honor of Valentine’s day, we’re giving three lucky winners seeds that celebrate your passion (for growing)! Enter to win a chance at winning some of our favorite seed varieties with Valentine’s-related names. Each of … Continue reading

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Free the Seed! Introducing the Open Source Seed Collection

Inspired by the free and open source software movement that has provided alternatives to proprietary software, the Open Source Seed Initiative (OSSI) was created to “free the seed”–to make sure that the genes in at least some seeds can never … Continue reading

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