High Mowing Organic Non-GMO Seeds

  1. Common Plant Diseases & Organic Control Options

    We’ve posted several in-depth articles on disease control and prevention here on our Seed Hopper blog before, and you can find them all archived in the “Plant Diseases” category in the left-hand navigation column. They include coverage of Late Blight, Downy Mildew and Disease Prevention in High Tunnel Production. Our “What’s Wrong with My Garden?” series goes over the basics...
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  2. 7 Resources for Season Extension

    All growers are familiar with the guessing game that happens each fall when cool weather comes around: when is the first hard freeze going to hit this year? As the global climate continues to shift in unpredictable ways, the things we as growers thought we knew about our regions’ ecological rhythms are being thrown to the wind (so to speak...
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  3. Our Fine Gardening GIVEAWAY!

    Thanks to our partners at Fine Gardening magazine, this month’s giveaway winner will receive a complementary 1-year subscription to FG magazine, a copy of Taunton’s Complete Guide to Growing Vegetables & Herbs, and a limited edition T-shirt. With Taunton’s guide book you’ll have a comprehensive resource at your fingertips for all your vegetable and herb growing needs, and the Fine...
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  4. The Search for Better Seed

    How High Mowing expanded our garlic selection and improved quality with our partners. Garlic is one of the most difficult crops in which to maintain quality. After frustrations in our early years with garlic seed that simply didn’t meet our standards, we committed to some operational changes in order to enhance our garlic offerings. Broadening Our Selection Our team identified...
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  5. Fall Cover Crops: How to Plan, Establish and Incorporate

    Why Plant Fall Cover Crops? A cover crop of winter rye emerging in early fall. Fall is the most common, and arguably the most important, time to sow cover crops. When the window for getting new cash crops in the ground closes, the window for sowing overwintering or winterkill cover crops begins. For some regions this can be as early...
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  6. 5 Water Retention Methods for Organic Growers

    Even if you don’t live in a drought-prone area, water retention is advantageous for any growing space. Vegetables require copious amounts of water to grow to their ideal eating size, and even in humid climates where moisture is plentiful farms must use surprising amounts of water for irrigation to achieve ideal results. Good Heart Farmstead in Worcester, VT uses permanent...
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  7. Our Garden Irrigation GIVEAWAY!

    Thanks to our partners at Gardener’s Supply Company this month’s giveaway winner will receive a state-of-the-art irrigation system. Gardener’s exclusive Waterwell Irrigation System is an easy-to-install drip line system that allows slow, root-zone watering that your garden plants will love. Customize it to fit your garden space and never worry about drought again!  HOW TO ENTER: It’s easy - just...
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  8. Our Sweet Pea & Friends GIVEAWAY!

    Thanks to our friends at Little, Brown Young Readers we're offering a very special sweepstakes this month: a copy of the newly released children's book ALPACA LUNCH, the latest in the popular series Sweet Pea & Friends. The beloved lamb Sweet Pea returns in this new release to offer a view of Moonrise Farm – located just down the road from High...
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  9. Creating a Stale Seed Bed with Solarization

    Stale seed beds are beds in which weed seeds have been allowed to germinate, and then are killed before direct-seeding or transplanting your crop. Creating stale seed beds can save you time cultivating by getting rid of the weeds before you direct-seed or transplant your crop, and at Good Heart Farmstead this is one of our main weed control practices...
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  10. Our Garden Tools GIVEAWAY!

    Thanks to our partners at Gardener’s Supply Company this month’s giveaway winner will receive a complete new garden tool set. Gardener’s exclusive Intervale Essential Garden Tools set includes a trowel, twist fork and rake cultivator, all made out of antique stainless steel with smooth, ash handles and leather hanging cords. A gardener’s dream!   HOW TO ENTER: It’s easy...
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