About High Mowing Organic Seeds

  1. Our Direct Sowing Giveaway

    The winner of this month's giveaway will receive some helpful supplies for direct sowing crops from Gardeners Supply Company.  Permanent Paint Marking Pen  Industrial-strength, the paint dries in 30 seconds, and is designed to be impervious to sun and rain.  A perfect marking pen for plant labels  Paint is longer lasting than ink  Fast-drying and weatherproof  Set of 24, 4" Wooden Plant Markers ...
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  2. When Maple Season Gives Two Blessings

    When we moved to VT in 1995 we knew a little about how the maple season works. For those who don’t, when the daytime temperatures rise above freezing and the nighttime temperatures fall below freezing, this gives the sign to the trees to begin the work preparing for the upcoming spring. Sap is pumped up to the upper branches, and...
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  3. Inspiring Words from Women Farmers

    Women's involvement in agriculture is a tale as old as time and while the representation of women farmers in the United States has been historically limited, women have been operating farms, excelling in positions of leadership, managing businesses as partners and also humbly working behind the scenes to ensure that their families and livelihoods are supported and successful. Women's labor...
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  4. Hope is a Seed

    "Each one, teach one. Plant a seed of knowledge and watch it grow." --  Paradigm Gardens in New Orleans, Louisiana HOPE IS A SEED Sowing the Seeds of Hope Through the challenges of 2020 and 2021, the intersectional nature of community has been highlighted: how we each have a role to play and some magic to make, to keep us growing, adaptive and...
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  5. Our Garden Planning Giveaway

    The winner of this month's giveaway will receive two garden planning books! The New Seed-Starters Handbook by Nancy Bubel and Jean Nick For the most complete, up-to-date information on starting plants from seed, turn to The New Seed-Starter’s Handbook. Written by a gardener with 30 years of experience, this updated, easy-to-use reference explains everything you need to know to start...
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  6. Success with Root Crops

    When it comes to root crops, there are a few key things to consider when trying to grow for size, consistency and flavor. Unlike many other vegetables, much of the development of the crop will be hidden in the soil, so it is important to take steps to ensure that the plants have a growing space with good tilth, high...
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  7. Our Seedling Heat Mat Giveaway!

    The winner of this month’s giveaway will receive a Seedling Heat Mat from Gardener’s Supply Company. Heat Mats provide consistent bottom heat for fast germination and vigorous root growth. This heat mat can be used indoors or in greenhouse.  Heat Mats speed seed germination and stimulate root growth by keeping soil at about 70º F. Instructions and growing tips are printed right on the mat...
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  8. Meet April Jones: The Pinehurst Farmers Market Manager

    April Jones It's been a little too easy over the past year to find ourselves in weary moments of isolation, watching the news, trying to remember where the hope comes from. It was a moment just like this, where endless scrolling and clicking was sending me into an anxiety spiral. That's when April's email hit my inbox. April Jones, the...
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  9. Introducing Our New Quick Order Tool

    Ready to sit down with your catalog and order your favorite varieties quickly and easily?  We've revised our Quick Order tool to create a simpler and more streamlined way to create your order online, whether you’re visiting our site from your desktop computer or your mobile phone.  This tool helps you create a list of the varieties you plan to purchase without having to...
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  10. Pest Management: The Lygus Bug

    All of the carrots grown for seed in North America and Europe are biennials. This means that the plants will take two seasons to fully mature and require a period of cold temperatures to induce flowering and the production of seeds. Biennial crops can be tricky; their extended stay in the field can further expose them to the damaging pressures...
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