Planting Tips

5 Common Heirloom Gardening Mistakes You Must Avoid

Heirloom gardening is fulfilling. However, it comes with its challenges. At one point, we were just like you. We had big dreams of starting our garden, growing our crops and cooking with them. This excitement has led us to a few hiccups along the way, which became a great learning experience. If you’re just getting

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10 Reasons Why You Should Invest in Heirloom Seeds

There’s distinct joy in growing your own. Whether these are fruits or vegetables, tending to something you see developing from a little seed to a full-blown harvest is just incomparable. Most GMO companies today like to make farmers believe that they can earn more with GMO seeds. The good news is non-GMO heirloom seeds are

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5 Natural Ways to Keep Your Heirloom Garden Pest-Free

Pests are part of the natural world. However, it doesn’t mean you can’t do anything to prevent them from destroying your heirloom garden. After all, that’s your labor of love. You’d want everything you can do to protect your future crops. Plenty of farmers and GMO companies rely on chemical-heavy solutions to keep their farms

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7 Tips for Heirloom Gardening with Kids

Gardening is an experience best shared, especially with our children. Beyond their usual toys and gadgets, heirloom gardening is a beautiful way to teach our children how to be one with Mother Nature — and reap its rewards. The joy of heirloom gardening with children There are many ways gardening can be beneficial to children.

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4 Tips to Save & Store Heirloom Seeds

Heirloom seeds are fantastic for home gardeners. You can replant them, which means you can use them over and over for future planting seasons. Furthermore, you can pass these seeds on to your children, and them to theirs and so forth. Ensuring these seeds can be used for the future means learning to save and

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Top 7 Myths About Heirloom Seeds

The current farm-to-the-table practice has amassed incredible popularity, and for a good reason. It has taught us to eat and live better. Part of this movement is heirloom gardening. For many years, families and new farmers have discovered the joys of planting heirloom seeds. However, they are not safe from myths that continue to misinform

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8 Habits of Highly Successful Heirloom Gardeners

There’s no better way to celebrate Mother Nature than by having your heirloom garden. Once you realize you’ve gone past the “just a hobby” phase, you’ll quickly realize how much more rewarding it can be. As heirloom gardeners, there are specific habits we’ve come to develop to ensure the health and longevity of our garden.

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4 Advantages of Going Heirloom

There’s been a recent buzz about heirloom gardening. However, the reality is it’s been around for many years. The very beauty of heirloom gardening is growing, saving replanting seeds older than the ‘50s and preserving a heritage for future generations. Heirloom gardening welcomes us to a ton of benefits. If you’re just getting into it,

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Are Seeds Viable After Long Term Storage?

People buy seeds in bulk to save for the future. The most popular and truly important questions on these people’s minds is viability. They want to know if it is worth buying a large amount of seeds today. Will the seeds be viable after a collapse? Will it be viable when they retire and get

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22 Tips for Organic Heirloom Gardening

Gardeners who are investing in heirloom seeds, tend to prefer to do things naturally. They don’t rely on chemical fertilizers and pesticides. They prefer to let nature and history to be leader in their gardens. Part of heirloom gardening is becoming more self-sustainable and capable of growing a garden every year from seeds that have

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