A Journal of Heirloom Gardening

How to Save Tomato Seeds from Heirloom Tomatoes

How to Save Tomato Seeds from Heirloom Tomatoes

Posted by Jennifer Dixon on 1st Aug 2017

When it comes to saving heirloom seeds tomatoes in my opinion can be some of the easiest seeds to harvest and save. The process is relatively straightforward and works with all varieties of tomatoes.& … read more
Growing Stewart Zeebest Okra.... because it's Zeebest!

Growing Stewart Zeebest Okra.... because it's Zeebest!

Posted by Jennifer Dixon on 25th Jul 2017

Every year we grow a new variety of okra and last year we settled on growing a famous Louisiana heirloom called Stewart Zeebest. And I'm sure glad we did! Stewart Zeebest is spineless and produce … read more
The Year of the Cherry Tomates

The Year of the Cherry Tomates

Posted by Jennifer Dixon on 16th Jul 2017

So this year we decided to grow and add three new cherry tomato varieties to our online seed collection. We have always been a fan of any cherry tomato variety since they usually taste good and pro … read more
How to pollinate Squash Plants

How to pollinate Squash Plants

Posted by Jennifer Dixon on 6th Jul 2017

Squash plants contain both male and female flowers. Female flowers often grow lower than the male flowers and they are usually closer to the vine. Squash and other members of the curcubit family are i … read more
Growing the Blue Shackamaxon Pole Bean

Growing the Blue Shackamaxon Pole Bean

Posted by Jennifer Dixon on 30th Jun 2017

The Blue Shackamaxon is probably the rarest bean we currently have in our collection. It's so rare that we are one of only two heirloom companies that sell this old world pole bean. I was actually sur … read more