Mary’s Heirloom Seeds Spring Giveaway

Mary's Heirloom Seeds currently offers over 300 varieties of open-pollinated, non-GMO & non-hybrid, non-patented, untreated, organic, heirloom garden seeds.

We are thrilled to sponsor another giveaway at Mary’s Heirloom Seeds. Spring is here and it’s definitely time to start thinking about your garden (if you haven’t already).

Mary’s Heirloom Seeds currently offers over 300 varieties of open-pollinated, non-GMO & non-hybrid, non-patented, untreated, organic, heirloom garden seeds.

So what are the giveaway items this time?
– Organic Garden Starter Pack
– “In the Kitchen” Herb Garden Pack
– Baker’s Dozen Seed Combo Pack

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A Guide to Winter Sowing {Starting Seeds in Winter}

Whether you are a backyard hobby homesteader or an avid homesteader on your journey to live off-grid, these are the homesteading articles you want to be reading.

Results of a recent social media poll showed 96% of people who start their plants from seed do so by following the instructions on the back of the packet. They sow seeds in pots in sunny windows 6-8 weeks before the last frost. It makes sense that you would follow the directions, but what if there were an easier and much better way to get those seedling started?

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Carrot Woes: Using Burlap to Germinate

Burlap saves you from many of the struggles that come with carrot starting: soil drying out, seeds being unearthed, ants destroying your emerging seedlings.

It took me several years to be a carrot gardener. Yes, apparently you have to be a special kind of gardener to grow carrots. For years I could grow practically anything… except carrots. I know I’m not alone. I’ve seen the gardening forums. Carrots are extremely discouraging, but they are (in my opinion) one of the yummiest garden gifts. Tomatoes may get all the glory when it comes to backyard gardens, but carrots really are the stars.

Finally, I discovered the trick and I was in carrot heaven. It is inexpensive and it will change your carroting world forever.

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Mike the Gardener: Seeds of the Month Club

Mike the Gardener is the man behind Seeds of the Month Club, a monthly subscription service that delivers open pollinated, non-GMO seeds to your mailbox.

If you couldn’t guess, Mike is a gardener. But he’s not just any gardener. He is also the owner of Mike the Gardener Enterprises located at averagepersongardening.com If you haven’t checked out his site, now is the time. It’s a wealth of gardening knowledge. Another aspect of Mike the Garden’s Enterprises is a Seeds of the Month Club. OMG you will be in love.

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