A Journal of Heirloom Gardening

Growing the Datil Pepper a rare variety

Growing the Datil Pepper a rare variety

Posted by Jennifer Dixon on 6th Nov 2017

The Datil pepper is honestly one of the most unique pepper plants we have ever grown. The pepper originates from Saint Augustine Florida and outside of Saint Augustine is it largely unheard of. I firs … read more
Growing and Seed Saving Top Pick Pinkeyes

Growing and Seed Saving Top Pick Pinkeyes

Posted by Jennifer Dixon on 24th Sep 2017

Hello all,It's been quite a while since I lasted posted. We have been keeping a watchful eye on the storms the last few weeks as well as trying to get ready for winter. It has been quite a year this y … read more
Saving Seeds from Winter Squash

Saving Seeds from Winter Squash

Posted by Jennifer Dixon on 5th Sep 2017

One of the benefits of saving seed from winter squash is that you can still eat the flesh of the squash whereas with summer squash the flesh is no longer edible when the seeds are finally mature.When … read more
Growing Marigolds from Seed to Seed

Growing Marigolds from Seed to Seed

Posted by Jennifer Dixon on 21st Aug 2017

Out of all the different flowers I grow I would probably say marigolds are one of my favorites. Mainly because they are very easy to grow, they don't mind the heat, and they bloom over a long season. … read more
How to Save Cilantro Seeds

How to Save Cilantro Seeds

Posted by Jennifer Dixon on 11th Aug 2017

Besides Basil I would have to say that Cilantro is probably my next favorite herb. It's very easy to grow and it's flavor is so refreshing especially when added to homemade tomato salsa. Cilantro grow … read more