The Lazy Gardener’s “Compost in a Bottle”

Ask veteran gardeners what the secret to successful gardening is, and you’ll hear one word over and over again. Compost. Compost is decayed organic material like grass clippings, leaves, pine needles, weeds, manure, sawdust, eggshells, coffee grounds, and vegetable scraps. There are multitudes of compost “recipes,” but they all have one thing in common – […]

The Health Benefits Of Peanuts Make Them A Must-Have

Bad reputations tend to stick around, even when it comes to food. For the past few years, peanuts have gotten a lot of negative press mainly because of peanut allergies. But for those of us without a peanut allergy, peanuts are a great addition to our diets. They are a good source of protein and […]

Build A Home Library With Quality Gardening Books

Books are still a priceless resource even in the digital age where information is available anytime with just the click of a button.  Call me old-fashioned, but I have an entire bookshelf stocked with good quality gardening and homesteading books. I regularly pull out my collection of books out and use them: For garden planning, […]

An Uncommon Way

His journey was extraordinary: though born a slave, by the end of his life, presidents and corporate titans valued his friendship. Millions of Americans benefited from his innovations. His scientific genius is legendary, but less known is his remarkable path to greatness, defined by a life-long passion for serving others. George Washington Carver blazed trails […]

Epic Tomatoes

Craig LeHoullier’s first book, Epic Tomatoes, is the culmination of decades of a passion for collecting, researching and growing hundreds of varieties of tomatoes. Residing in Raleigh, NC with his wife Susan and small assortment of dogs and cats, Craig’s gardening passion was planted when very young by walks through his grandfather’s backyard garden in […]

God’s Miracle Dust

Each particle of God’s Miracle Dust can absorb 1½ times its own weight in water, so imagine what even a small pinch of it can do. GMD starts its action on the insect’s exoskeleton, absorbing the waxy outer layer. Once the GMD has penetrated the outer layer, it absorbs the insect’s body fluids. Without those […]

Save 50% On All Herb Seeds!

This week we have featured two articles on herbs. Herbs are easy to grow and have a plethora of uses. You do not have to have a lot of space for herbs, in fact, you can grow them in pots and put around the house. Why not have create a source of fresh herbs for […]

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Join us in our mission to save the world’s seeds and you’ll get 20% off every order and earn 5% back with Heirloom Rewards points! Our new membership program is one way you can partner with us to make this dream a reality. With a $29.95 annual membership, you will help us to restore these […]

“Knee High By The 4th of July”

Here at Heirloom Solutions we offer 6 different varieties of heirloom corn. Our best seller year after year is our Golden Bantam. This is a 12-row strain which has been the standard for yellow open-pollinated sweet corn for over a century. It has tender kernels and 2 ears per stalk. Will tolerate tight spacing and […]

Cold Weather Kit

Many people think that gardening season officially begins with the last frost in spring. But that’s really a myth. You can extend the season and get growing much sooner by using one neat trick in the garden – a cold frame. Cold frames allow you to extend your growing season by a month or more […]

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