Blog Posts - Open Pollinated

Selecting and Starting Seeds

Learn how to grow healthy transplants for your garden!
by Hunter Happenings on Jan 25, 2016

Puya alpestris Turquoise Metallic Flowers

Wow!  The plant kingdom at its flamboyant best. The highly ornamental Sapphire Tower is a hardy bromeliad relative native to regions of Argentina and Southern Chile along the slopes of the Andes Mountain Range. It grows in areas with rel...
by Medusa's Garden on Dec 14, 2015

Kohlrabi-Brassica oleracea seeds

Kohlrabi is an annual vegetable, and is a low, stout cultivar of cabbage. Kohlrabi can be eaten raw as well as cooked.Kohlrabi are the most commonly eaten vegetable. .1. Kohlrabi-Brassica oleracea-white  seeds2. Kohlrabi-Brassica oleracea -purpl...
by Writer-South Asia on Feb 3, 2014

Why Saving Garden Bean Seeds Makes Cents (and How To Do It)

There are many dried green beans hanging on vines in our garden now (I need to finish cleaning up the garden before winter), and it reminds me that beans are one of the easiest seeds for a gardener to save. And, saving them really does have be...
by Better Hens and Gardens on Nov 6, 2013

Free Garden Seed Catalogs

The snow’s been falling here today, and to me that means it’s time for garden seed catalogs again.  I don’t want  most of the catalogs we get in the mail, but the yearly garden seed catalogs are different.  I love looking thr...
by Better Hens and Gardens on Dec 30, 2012

Seed Types – How to Understand the Seed Catalog Terminology

The seed catalogs are starting to arrive in the mailbox, giving us a glimpse of spring to come. As gardeners, these are our winter dream books. They give us information about seed types as well as glossy photos of the vegetables, herbs and ornamental...
by Through Nana's Garden Gate on Dec 15, 2010

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