A Journal of Heirloom Gardening

How to Preserve Fresh Dill

How to Preserve Fresh Dill

Posted by Jennifer Dixon on 7th Jun 2017

Well now that you have plenty of fresh dill from this year's spring how do you preserve it? Well generally there are two ways. One would be to wash and dry the dill and then freeze it in olive oil, bu … read more
Raising Italian Honeybees on an Heirloom Seed Farm

Raising Italian Honeybees on an Heirloom Seed Farm

Posted by Jennifer Dixon on 30th May 2017

Raising Italian bees on an heirloom farm has been a goal of ours for some time now. I am convinced bees are one of God's most amazing creations. The bees we raise are Italians which are widely know fo … read more
Corn Tillers or Suckers; Should they stay or go?

Corn Tillers or Suckers; Should they stay or go?

Posted by Jennifer Dixon on 27th May 2017

Corn tillers also known as suckers are shoots that begin growing at the base of the corn stalk on both sides. It is not a genetic flaw in the slightest although it may look quite strange.There are a c … read more
How to save seed from radishes

How to save seed from radishes

Posted by Jennifer Dixon on 23rd May 2017

If I had not mentioned the title of this article would you be surprised if I told you the above picture is that of a radish flowering? These flowers belong to a flowering watermelon radish on our … read more
How to prevent cross pollination in tomato plants

How to prevent cross pollination in tomato plants

Posted by Jennifer Dixon on 10th May 2017

Tomato plants are actually self pollinated, so it may seem somewhat strange to even suggest you should try this however cross pollination in rare circumstances can occur. Tomato plants have perfe … read more