Welcome to The Heirloom Seeds Blog!

Welcome to our knowledge base, The Heirloom Seeds Blog! Here is where we share lots of information and education on gardening tips, soil building techniques, recipes, seed saving, news, and much more. How to find what you are looking for: Use the Search box at the top right to search for a particular key word […]

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Easy Homemade Basil Pesto

Easy Homemade Basil Pesto

Fresh, homemade basil pesto is one of the treasures of summer. There are many tasty treats that come out of our gardens during summertime, but pesto is one that is very easy and pretty quick to make. It freezes well and there is very little that evokes the flavor and fond memory of warm summer […]

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Lemony Green Beans

Lemony Green Beans

Green beans can be a blessing in disguise – they are a welcome addition to the dinner table in the spring when they first arrive, but can soon wear out their welcome as their prolific nature is truly shown. Just how many ways can they be prepared without being the dreaded green vegetable on the […]

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Field Bindweed & Flowers

Controlling Bindweed in the Garden

Bindweed History Field bindweed, also called perennial morning glory, has the scientific name of Convolvulus arvensis and is widely considered to be one of the most invasive and destructive weeds in cropland and gardens. It was first found in Virginia as early as 1739 and is thought to have originally brought to Kansas and the […]

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Bermuda Grass

Stopping Bermuda Grass in the Garden

Bermuda grass: love it or hate it – most people fall into one of the two camps; there doesn’t seem to be much in-between. Personally, I think it’s a well-adapted grass for our harsh, dry Western climates. It loves heat, is remarkably wear resistant to foot traffic and is one of the most drought tolerant […]

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Heirloom Corn Seed

Heirloom Corn Types & Planting Tips

Heirloom corn is gaining in popularity as more people taste the vast differences and depths in flavors compared to commercially grown hybrid sweet corn. Comments like “It tastes more like corn than any store-bought corn I’ve ever had” and “The flavor lasts much longer and is much stronger than what I’m used to,” are common […]

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