A Journal of Heirloom Gardening

Seed Saving Stewart Zeebest Okra Seeds

Seed Saving Stewart Zeebest Okra Seeds

15th Sep 2019

For this post I thought I'd include a video on saving okra seeds and how we do it here on our small farm. This method can be applied anywhere! This is currently the only variety we are growing right n … read more
Growing Black Heirloom Tomatoes

Growing Black Heirloom Tomatoes

10th Sep 2019

Out of all the vegetables we grow throughout the season I always look forward to the first sun ripen tomatoes. Especially this season because we were trying two new black varieties. Now honestly … read more
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