Sowing a rainbow

Colourful Carrots These last few years, colourful carrots have been making a comeback. Suddenly, we’re reminded that carrots have long come in a variety of colours from yellow and white to purple and red. William of Orange (Willem Hendrik, 1650-1702) is often blamed...

What’s in a (potato) seed?

Have you ever seen a potato go to seed? That green cherry tomato-looking picture actually encases about 100-300 “true” potato seeds (also called botanical potato seeds). Most people don’t encounter these green berries very often as potatoes are...

‘Tis the Season

2019 Seed Cataglogue underway! ‘Tis the season… to update your mailing address with us if you’ve moved! Germination tests are underway, along with our seed selection for 2019. Catalgues will be sent out in mid-January. About Online Shop Ordering...

Summer Update

Heat waves are upon us! Here in the Maritimes we’ve had unusually hot days. Most vegetables can tolerate the heat but when temperatures go up, up, and up, plants will stop growing and just sort of hold on. At about 32°C, veggies like tomatoes and peppers will...