High Mowing Organic Non-GMO Seeds

  1. High Mowing Organic Seeds' Spring Social - March 20th!

    Thoughts turning to spring…and to growing? Join us to learn some new techniques, learn about new varieties, learn about seed cleaning and production…or just share some good food and growing tips with friends! Shake off those dusty winter cobwebs and celebrate the return of the growing season with your friends and neighbors! Tomato Grafting Workshop , 2 – 3 pm...
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  2. Variety Spotlight - Organic Onions!

    Welcome to our new Variety Spotlight! Each month we'll be highlighting a particular vegetable - including our recommended varieties, planting and cultural tips, common pests and diseases, and harvest and storage tips. We're excited to share this more detailed information with you, and welcome your comments and suggestions for future issues! This month we'll be discussing Organic Onions. Our Recommended...
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  3. What's In a Name – Our Company's Place-based Identity

    High Mowing Organic Seeds' Farm When the early European settlers came to New England, they brought with them their livestock-based agriculture. The practice of mowing hayfields and storing winter feed was well-established, and became even more important when they encountered the long winters in northern New England. But instead of calling such a field a “hayfield” like we do today...
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  4. Survey Says... Mother Earth News Readers Choose Their Favorite Tomatoes (And We Carry Many Of Those Varieties!)

    In Fall 2009, Mother Earth News Magazine conducted an online survey asking their readers to recommend tomato varieties that grow best where they live. More than 2,000 people responded.  Mother Earth News classified tomatoes into the following categories: Slicers: main-crop tomatoes for eating fresh and making sauce Cherries: marble-sized fruits in a rainbow of colors, for eating fresh or drying...
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  5. Welcome to our new blog, The Seed Hopper!

    The knowledgeable and friendly staff at High Mowing Organic Seeds welcome you to our new blog! Hello fellow gardeners! We're excited about the creation of our new blog, The Seed Hopper! The Seed Hopper will provide us with a central spot to post informative organic gardening articles, information about our varieties, farm and seed happenings, and the latest happenings with...
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  6. Choosing the Right Organic Vegetable Varieties for Your Region

    There are so many different varieties out there - how do I decide what to plant based on what region of the country I am in? Growing organic vegetables is a rewarding experience when the correct varieties are chosen for your specific area. Looking through a seed catalog can be a beautiful, exciting, and overwhelming experience for the beginner gardener...
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  7. Ask the Expert - "My seedlings are too leggy and fall over - what's wrong?"

    K.T. from Missouri recently submitted this question on our Facebook page: "We are planning our 'indoor' starters for February... only problem we have is starting our tomatoes - they seem to get up a few inches tall and fall over. :( Any suggestions?" Hi, K.T.,  the most likely culprit for "floppy seedlings" is that the light source you're using is...
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  8. Federal Court Orders First-Ever Destruction of a GMO Crop

    Court Orders Removal of Genetically Engineered Sugar Beet Seed Crop; Finds Government and Monsanto rushed to illegally plant herbicide resistant crop Today Federal District Judge Jeffrey S. White issued a preliminary injunction ordering the immediate destruction of hundreds of acres of genetically engineered (GE) sugar beet seedlings planted in September after finding the seedlings had been planted in violation of...
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  9. The Rolling Dibbler

    At High Ledge Farm we are growing for a large market and a 25 member CSA. To get the consistency we want week after week, we are transplanting all the time. Having worked on farms that were using water wheels or mechanical transplanters, the benefits of consistently spaced plants are apparent: easier cultivation, improved airflow around the plants, reduced disease...
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