Author Archives: High Mowing Organic Seeds

Win a $50 Gift Certificate to High Mowing Organic Seeds!

This contest is now over – thanks for everyone who entered! We love to hear from our customers on what your favorite varieties are – and why! Providing us with feedback on the varieties we carry helps us improve the … Continue reading

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High Mowing Organic Seeds – Giving Back

Every year, High Mowing donates a huge quantity of seeds and produce. The donations end up in the hands of recipients ranging in distance from just across the driveway to places as far-flung as Haiti. These donations are an integral … Continue reading

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Save 10% on Seeds with a Community Supported Seed Share!

Support your organic seed company and save money on your 2014 seed order by purchasing a Seed Share. It’s simple: just purchase a share through our website or over the phone before December 21st, 2013, then use your credit to … Continue reading

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The Essence of Quality Control at High Mowing

“Quality Control is the circulatory system of a seed company, where the seeds are constantly cycling their way through,” says Melanie Hernandez, our Germination Testing Specialist. Melanie oversees all the QC operations here at High Mowing Organic Seeds.  Before joining … Continue reading

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2014 Catalog Sneak Preview: New Varieties!

Spoiler alert! Here’s a sneak peek of some of the new varieties you’ll find in our 2014 catalog, arriving soon in mailboxes near you. We hope you like them as much as we do! You can find all of these … Continue reading

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Our Food Preservation Favorites: Recipes from High Mowing Seedsters

It’s finally that wonderful time of year when the garden is full of produce, but here in Vermont a chill nips the ears and neck on early morning harvest missions. Many of us have already seen the first frosty weather, … Continue reading

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Container Gardening

If yard space is your only limitation, you can still grow a vegetable and herb garden successfully on your patio, porch, or even your door stoop. With the proper container, amount of light and water, soil type, and fertilizer, you … Continue reading

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Carrot Juices

Here in Northern Vermont, April tugs at our heartstrings as it dangles spring in front of us, while at the same time threatening one more winter storm to put our hopes for new gardens and fresh veggies on hold a … Continue reading

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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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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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