A Journal of Heirloom Gardening

Growing King of the Garden Lima Beans

Growing King of the Garden Lima Beans

16th Jan 2018

If you are a big fan of pole beans and really enjoy the taste of Lima beans you should certainly give the King of the Garden Lima bean a try. I grew these last year on a tepee trellis I made from … read more
Growing Henderson's Black Valentine

Growing Henderson's Black Valentine

3rd Jan 2018

If you have ever grown the Contender bush bean and are looking for a similar variety you should really try growing Peter Henderson's Black Valentine. In fact the Contender is actually called the Bu … read more
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