About High Mowing Organic Seeds

  1. Our Gardening Book Giveaway!

    This month's giveaway winner will receive two gardening books by critically acclaimed authors!  The Seed Underground by Janisse Ray is a look into the new frontier of seed saving.  It is a collection of stories, both the author’s and those of individuals growing in thousands of gardens across America, preserving genetic diversity of food through growing old varieties and eating them.  Heirloom Vegetable Gardening by Willian Woys...
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  2. How to Make More Farm Sales with Email Marketing

    If you’re a farm owner, what’s the most important thing you do?  (This is a trick question). It’s not growing vegetables or flowers — it’s marketing. Yes, you need to grow crops in order to have something to sell, but growing on its own won’t make sales.  Sales and marketing is the difference between having a business and a hobby...
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  3. Quick Fall Crops

    With just one month of summer left until the first day of fall, there's still time to get some quick growing crops in the ground for autumn and early winter harvests.  Here at High Mowing, we offer a great selection of speedy greens and roots that can fill the garden out even as the days get shorter and the temps...
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  4. Our Beneficial Nematode Giveaway!

    This month’s giveaway winner will receive Beneficial Nematodes from gardener’s supply company.  These Beneficial Nematodes target and eliminate garden pests in their larval or pupal stages and are safe to humans and pets. Simply add them to your watering can, hose end sprayer or irrigation system! HOW TO ENTER: It’s easy - just click “Log In” below if you have a Facebook account...
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  5. Keep Things Growing with Season Extension

    The changing seasons each offer their own unique sets of challenges as well as potential benefits.  Moving into the fall growing season, the daylight hours continue to reduce in length and the temperature begins to cool which, in turn, lowers the temperature of the soil.  While this may slow down the growth of crops in the field, new innovations in...
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  6. Garlic the Traveler: From Origins to Global Cultivation

    When it comes to the origins of seeds, it is remarkable to think about how one plant, native to one region, made its way into gardens across the globe.  Garlic, originating in Central Asia, is one such traveler and through its dynamic relationship to human beings throughout time has gone from an isolated population that spanned an area encompassing parts...
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  7. Our Cucumber Trellis GIVEAWAY!

                        This month’s giveaway winner will receive a Cucumber Trellis from Gardener’s Supply Company.  This user friendly, powder coated steal Cucumber Trellis is easy to assemble and folds flat for off-season storage.  The lean-to design allows you to sow heat intolerant crops below and gives the grower the opportunity to efficiently utilize...
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  8. Variety Spotlight - Cucumbers

    When it comes to the heat of summer, few vegetables are more refreshing than a crisp, freshly harvested cucumber eaten straight from the field, incorporated into a salad, or even juiced with mint or basil to make a delicious healthy beverage.  These prolific plants are the unsung heroes of summer and here at High Mowing we celebrate them with variety...
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  9. Submit Your Hero Photos for the 2020 Catalog

    WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE FEATURED IN OUR 2020 CATALOG?     Are you growing any of our varieties this year? If so, consider taking a “hero” photo and sending it our way!  We want to include growers from all over the map in our next catalog. Here’s what we’re looking for in a “hero” shot: - one (or more...
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  10. The Story of a Seed: Open-Pollinated Corn Edition

    How does a corn seed get from plant to packet? Read on to learn about the intricacies of open-pollinated corn development and production through looking at the variety Who Gets Kissed?. We hope the story of a seed entices you to try a new corn variety this season! To read about hybrid corn seed production, click here. Dr. Bill Tracy...
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