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Everything you wanted to know about Miniature Mexi...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Wednesday June 04, 2014   -   By Arlene

Mexican Watermelon Seed Info. Gherkin cucumbers are available summer into fall. The Watermelon gherkin, scientific name Melothria scabra, is a thin delicate climbing and trailing vine grown for its edible fruit. It is an heirloom variety...

Smell The Roses!

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Thursday May 29, 2014   -   By Phil

  As the planting season is in full bore, many times we find ourselves so busy we don't know which way to turn. Tilling, plowing, weeding and planting are just some of our chores we try to fit in our busy days. Once in a while I like to take a break, walk...

How to make your own chemical free European Beer M...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Friday May 09, 2014   -   By Arlene

Why consume condiments from a grocery store that contain texturizers, stabilizers, preservatives and refined sweeteners?  Why consume large amounts of high-fructose corn syrup when it is easy enough to make your own condiments? Are we that...

Planting Update

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Monday May 05, 2014   -   By Phil

  Just to update everyone on progress in the fields. The first and second plantings of our spring crops are in and growing. The soil is still too cool to start beans or corn but we are making progress as areas dry up to where we can work the soil and add...

Home Farm Herbery’s favorite recipes for Sweet Yel...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Saturday May 03, 2014   -   By Arlene

You are getting ready to plant your garden and you are considering Sweet Yellow Banana Peppers and you look and at them and think what do I do with a bumper crop of Sweet Yellow Banana Peppers ?   Here are some of Home...

Two More Good Reasons to Grow Haricot Vert Beans, ...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Wednesday April 23, 2014   -   By Arlene

Two More Good Reasons to Grow Haricot Vert Beans Click here to order your seeds now  Haricot Vert with Shallots Ingredients: 1/2 pound of...

Every garden needs some sunflowers in it so order ...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Monday April 21, 2014   -   By Arlene

Sunflower Seeds - "Autumn Beauty" Helianthus annuus At Home Farm Herbery we love the orange, red and yellow colors of this heirloom Autumn Beauty Sunflower seed.  It blooms to the height of 40 to 60 inches and loves the sun and...

Turkey Rhubarb Seeds are a hot item, today!

Blog: Green Journey Seeds   -   Tuesday April 15, 2014   -   By Aline

Yes, Rhuem palmatum v. tanguticum is an impressive beauty right now with it's early flowering stalks reaching for the sky! Our first plant to flower has grown 6 feet since the big snow in early February when it was still lying dormant below ground. This...

Not So Early Start

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Wednesday April 09, 2014   -   By Phil

  It seems spring is trying to get here, but 1 day of 50's then back to snow showers and rain in the 30's make it look like it is taking it's slow, sweet time getting here. Normally we would have already planted early lettuce, radish, spinach and the...

Rainy and gray

Blog: Greenleaf Chickens   -   Friday April 04, 2014   -   By Sigo

Yesterday was bright and sunny.  A glorious day and I was able to get a lot of cleanup in the yard done.  As I lifted some of the broken wood up, I could see the frost and ice underneath.  While obviously Spring thaw is happening, it will be...

Local Harvest Seed Giveaway

Blog: Green Journey Seeds   -   Thursday March 13, 2014   -   By Aline

Happy Birthday to Localharvest.org and a happy spring to all of you! Have you heard about the Seed Giveaway this week? Erin Barnett, director of Localharvest.org wrote earlier this week to let us know about this great birthday offer. "Order some...

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2014 Seeds From Amaranth to Zinnia...

Blog: Green Journey Seeds   -   Tuesday March 11, 2014   -   By Aline

this is garden grown goodness from the Pacific Northwest! Here's our complete list of seed offerings just in time for spring planting.  Normal 0 false false false ...

Meet Paula M. Youmell, Holistic Health Educator an...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Tuesday March 04, 2014   -   By Arlene

I am excited! I just connected with a wonderful, talented gal from my old part of the world. Paula M. Youmell is an RN, author, and Wise Woman-Holistic Health Educator and Healer in Northern NY state.  ...

Timing is Everything

Blog: The Depot Farm   -   Monday March 03, 2014   -   By Phil

  Many times we face feast or famine when we plant crops. With proper planning you don't have to eat broccoli for 2 weeks straight because all your plants were ready all at once. With a CSA and retail sales at the farmers markets, we need to spread out...

This popular broccoli variety produces a short, 24...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Sunday February 09, 2014   -   By Arlene

Broccoli, Waltham 29 Heirloom Seeds (Non-Hybrid/Non-GMO) At Home Farm Herbery we only plant Heirloom Organic seeds and we save these seeds each year.  Often we have some extra and when that happens we are pleased to offer them to...

The Atlantic Broccoli is a fast growing, open poll...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Sunday February 09, 2014   -   By Arlene

Broccoli, Atlantic Seeds (Heirloom/Non-Hybrid/Non-GMO ) At Home Farm Herbery we only plant Heirloom Organic seeds and we save these seeds each year.  Often we have some extra and when that happens we are pleased to offer them to...

Corn Golden Beauty Heirloom Corn Seed for sale in ...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Sunday February 09, 2014   -   By Arlene

Corn Golden Beauty   Heirloom, non-hybrid, non-GMO At Home Farm Herbery we have found an exceptional early corn that tends to produce a large yield. Golden Beauty is a trusted heirloom corn variety first introduced in the 1950’s...

Corn, Golden Bantam OG Heirloom Corn Seeds shipped...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Sunday February 09, 2014   -   By Arlene

Corn, Golden Bantam OG Heirloom Corn Seeds At Home Farm Herbery we only plant Heirloom Organic seeds and we save these seeds each year.  Often we have some extra and when that happens we are pleased to offer them to other health conscious...

Carrot, Paris Market Heirloom Organic seeds Today'...

Blog: Home Farm Herbery   -   Sunday February 09, 2014   -   By Arlene

Carrot, Paris Market Heirloom Organic seeds At Home Farm Herbery we only plant Heirloom Organic seeds and we save these seeds each year.  Often we have some extra and when that happens we are pleased to offer them to other health...

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