High Mowing Organic Non-GMO Seeds

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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. No matter where you live and grow, there...
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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Pest or No Pest? How to Diagnose Abiotic Plant Disorders

    There are a myriad of ways a plant can show signs of abnormalities. Sometimes these abnormalities are due to the worst causes – namely harmful pests or diseases. But other times, the symptoms are emblematic of an underlying cause, either cultural or environmental, and can often be reversed as long as diagnosis is correct and treatment is swift. When a...
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  10. Summer-Sown Cover Crops: How to Plan, Establish and Incorporate

    Why Summer-Sown? Buckwheat (left) and BMR Sorghum-Sudangrass F1 (right). When the summer is your prime harvesting season (as it is for growers in the north), or your short rest before another growing season (as it is for growers in the south), it can be easy to marginalize anything other than cash crops in favor of the things that need your...
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