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JULY SEED PLANTING GUIDE FOR THE US Posted on 22 Jun 16:00 , 0 comments

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JULY Seed Planting Guide for the US by Region


NEW ARRIVALS ADDED TODAY!


Also know as Naguri Squash. A winter squash variety. 
Portuguese sailors introduced kabocha to Japan in 1541, bringing it with them from Cambodia.



This beautiful heirloom comes from Turkey. The 3" round fruit are best cooked when they are green to light orange.


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JULY is right around the corner and before you know it, it's time for FALL Planting!!!

Several customers have asked about Garlic
We will be offering Organic Garlic (seed garlic)
on July 1, 2017
Mark your calendar!
 
 
JULY Seed Starting Guide
for the US by Region
 

Arugula Bush & Pole Beans, Lima Beans, Beets, Brussels Sprouts, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Sweet Corn, Endive, Pie Pumpkins, Radish, Radicchio, Summer Squash and Tomatoes
Herbs: Anise, Basil, Borage, Calendula, Catnip, Chamomile, Caraway, Chives, Cilantro, Comfrey, Dill, Echinacea, Lavender,  Lemon Bee Balm, Lemonbalm, Lemongrass, Mugwort, Oregano, Parsley, Sage, Tarragon, Toothache Plant, Thyme and Yarrow
Pretty much EVERY  Herb!! Don't forget the   Wildflowers!

Squash Blossoms
 

 
Sow Indoors: Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Celery, Pumpkin, Summer Squash, Winter Squash and Tomatoes
Sow Outdoors: Arugula, Beans, Cantaloupe, Sweet Corn, Cucumber, Melons, Mustard Greens, Southern Peas, Pumpkin, Summer Squash and Winter Squash
Transplant: Melons, Peppers, Pumpkin,  Summer Squash, Winter Squash and Tomatoes

 
 
Arugula, Beans, Beets Corn, Cucumber, Lettuce, Melons, Mustard Greens, Okra, Peas, Peppers, Pumpkin, Radish, Radicchio, Summer Squash, Swiss Chard and Cherry Tomatoes
Don't forget the  Wildflowers!
 

Cosmic Purple Carrot 
   
 

Sow Indoors: Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage  
and Cauliflower 
Sow Outdoors: Beans, Carrots, Collards, Cucumber, Okra, Peas, Pumpkin, Rutabaga and Winter Squash 
Transplant: Eggplant, Peppers and Tomatoes
Herbs: Anise, Basil, Borage, Calendula, Catnip, Chamomile, Caraway, Chives, Cilantro, Comfrey, Dill, Echinacea, Lavender,  Lemon Bee Balm, Lemonbalm, Lemongrass, Mugwort, Oregano, Parsley, Sage, Tarragon, Toothache Plant, Thyme and Yarrow
Don't forget the  Herbs  and   Wildflowers!

Small Sugar Pumpkin
 


Sow Indoors: Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Celery, Kale, Leeks and Lettuce
Sow Outdoors: Bean, Beets, Carrots, Chard,
Collards, Cucumber, Kale, Kohlrabi, Mustard Greens,
Okra, Peas, Radish, Rutabaga, Summer Squash,
Winter Squash and Turnips
Don't forget the Herbs  and  Wildflowers

RADISH in a few as 25 days
    
 
 
Sow Outdoors: Arugula, Beets, Carrots, Kale, Lettuce, Mustard Greens, Radicchio, Radish, Rutabaga, Scallions, Sorrel, Spinach and Turnips 
Transplant: Broccoli, Cabbage and Cauliflower
Don't forget the  Herbs  and  Wildflowers!

 

 
Sow Indoors: Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Kale, Kohlrabi and Lettuce
Sow Outdoors: Arugula, Beans, Beets, Carrots, CHARD, Collards, Cucumber, Endive, Kale, Leeks, Peas, Pumpkins, Radish, Rutabaga, Summer Squash, Winter Squash and Turnips
Transplant: Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Kale, Leeks, Lettuce and Turnips
Our Favorite Herbs:  Basil, Borage, Catnip, Chives, Cilantro, Dill, Lavender,  Lemon Bee Balm, Parsley
Don't forget the  Wildflowers!




Sow Indoors: Broccoli, Cabbage, Celery, Kale, Kohlrabi, Leeks and Lettuce
Sow Outdoors: Arugula, Beans, Beets, Carrots, CHARD, Endive, Kale, Lettuce, Mustard Greens, Radish, Rutabaga, Scallions and Turnip
Transplant: Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Celery, Endive, Kale, Leek, Lettuce,
Don't forget the Herbs  and  Wildflowers!

LETTUCE


Sow Outdoors: Arugula, Beans, Carrots, Corn, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Lettuce, Melons, Mustard Greens, Onions, Radishes, Rutabaga, Summer Squash, Peppers, Tomatoes and Turnips
Herbs: Anise, Basil, Borage, Calendula, Catnip, Chamomile, Caraway, Chives, Comfrey, Dill, Echinacea, Lavender,  Lemon Bee Balm, Lemonbalm, Lemongrass, Mugwort, Oregano, Parsley, Sage, Tarragon, Toothache Plant, Thyme and Yarrow
Pretty much EVERY  Herb!!! Don't forget the  Wildflowers!

PEPPERS


Sow Indoors: Eggplant, Peppers and Tomatoes
Sow Outdoors: Arugula, Beans, Corn, Okra, Peas, Pumpkin, Winter Squash and Watermelon
Transplant: Peppers and Tomatoes
Herbs: Anise, Basil, Borage, Calendula, Catnip, Chamomile, Caraway, Chives, Comfrey, Dill, Echinacea, Lavender,  Lemon Bee Balm, Lemonbalm, Lemongrass, Mugwort, Oregano, Parsley, Sage, Tarragon, Toothache Plant, Thyme and Yarrow
Pretty much EVERY  Herb!!! 
Don't forget  WILDFLOWERS!  
  

Sow Outdoors: Arugula, Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Cucumber, Lettuce, Peas, Radish, Rutabaga, Spinach, Squash, Swiss Chard, Tomatoes and Turnips   
Herbs: Anise, Basil, Borage, Calendula, Catnip, Chamomile, Caraway, Chives, Cilantro, Comfrey, Dill, Echinacea, Lavender,  Lemon Bee Balm, Lemonbalm, Lemongrass, Mugwort, Oregano, Parsley, Sage, Tarragon, Toothache Plant, Thyme and Yarrow
Don't forget the  Wildflowers 
   
If you have additional questions please feel free to ask.  What will YOU plant this JULY?
 
Sincerely,                                   
Mary
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Thomas A. Edison 

 "The garden suggests there might be a place where we can meet nature halfway."
Michael Pollan 

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NEW Regional Wildflower Mixes Posted on 14 Jun 06:37 , 0 comments

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June 14, 2017
Our gardens are THRIVING it's time to add more seed varieties!
At Mary's Heirloom Seeds we currently offer over 450 varieties of seeds
(probably closer to 500 by now)
We offer quite a few Wildflower Seeds

Because you asked, we decided to add a few region-specific wildflower varieties!
Enjoy!
for your Region
 
**CLICK THE IMAGE for a complete list of seed varieties included in each seed mix**
 
 
This wildflower seed mix is formulated for the Gulf Coast, Caribbean, Southern Florida and extreme Southern Texas.


Midwest wildflower seed mixture is made up of 19 species chosen for their lasting blooms as well s their rugged ability to withstand the extremes of the Midwestern climates.Under normal conditions, this mix may reach a height of 24-30 inches.
Mountain wildflower mix is designed to do exceptionally well in the mountain areas of the U.S. The mix consists of 19 species. Many of the wildflower varieties do well in higher elevations with limited moisture. Will reach a height of 36-48 inches under normal conditions
 
 
 
 

 Northeastern wildflower seed mix is designed specifically for the special needs of the Northeast. This attractive wildflower mix is made up of 19 species of which a third are annuals and the remaining are biennials or perennials. This mix will grow 36-48 inches tall under normal conditions.
 
 

 
 
 
 
At  Mary's Heirloom Seeds we're constantly adding to our Planting Tips page!
 Many of you have asked about growing different varieties from seed so we'll continue to share our Growing Tips & Videos
Let's get planting!
CLICK HERE for more unique
 Wildflower Varieties 
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Happy Planting,

 

Mary's Heirloom Seeds, P. O. Box 3763, Ramona, CA 92065

Seed Binder & Heirloom Seeds Giveaway Posted on 22 May 06:37 , 51 comments

We LOVE Giveaways! As promised, to our followers on our FB page we're sponsoring another GIVEAWAY! Are you ready???

We will pick ONE winner on May 27th
Giveaway runs from NOW thru Friday, March 26th @ midnight.
This Giveaway is open to residents of the US and Canada

Our Lucky winner will receive our SEED LIBRARY BINDER

Our Seed Library Binder includes

1 3-Ring Binder

1 set of alphabetical dividers

10 sheets of pouch storage sheets

*BONUS* 2 free seed packs with each binder purchase

 

Included in the GIVEAWAY is our "In The Kitchen" Herb Garden Pack


This is a great starter kit for your Kitchen Herb Garden. Includes a full-pack of the following varieties:
-Genovese Basil
-Cilantro
-Dill
-Oregano
-Sage
-Tarragon
-Thyme
For additional options at Mary's Heirloom seeds, check out our EASY STARTER KITS

Mary's Heirloom Seeds is a "mom and pop" small business created out of a desire to help people become more sustainable and self-sufficient. Our customers know that we are a simple phone call or email away
We currently offer over 450 varieties of Heirloom, open-pollinated, non-gmo non-hybrid, non-patented, untreated and organic seeds. Mary has signed the Safe Seed pledge AND the the Declaration of Seed Freedom.
Are you ready to enter the giveaway?


Giveaway is open to all Residents of the US and Canada.
Giveaway opens 5/22/2017 and ends Friday, March 26th @ midnight
All giveaway entrants will be added to Mary's Heirloom Seeds mailing list.
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Weekly Specials @Mary's Heirloom Seeds Posted on 18 May 16:11 , 0 comments

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May 18, 2017
Yesterday we sent out an email with our
recent article
Grow 20 Pound Plants our Ancestors Grew
but I forgot to include our weekly specials

Oops!  Well I'll make it up to you with a few more that were added this morning.

Happy Planting!
Weekly Specials @
Mary's Heirloom Seeds

Mary's Seed Specials thru Monday, May 22nd

We mentioned yesterday that we grew HUGE Zucchini so this week we're offering full packs of our Black Beauty Zucchini for only 99 Cents per pack.

We also mentioned our HUGE Turnips so those are also only 99 Cent a pack   
 
 
 Our new arrival Red Mammoth Mangel Beet is also included in our weekly specials for only 99 cents per pack 
Early harvested (smaller)



Another variety we mentioned yesterday is a favorite of our chickens as well. 
 
 


Additional specials include 
 


 
 

 
 

If you want to grow large, healthy veggies then soil health and nutrients are very important.  We are offer our favorite soil amendments on sale thru Monday, May 22nd.  We use these in our own gardens to grow healthy, abundant crops

ALFALFA MEAL 
Derived from leguminous perennial alfalfa plant used for pasture and cover crop. Primary benefit of this pleasant smelling meal is increasing organic matter, although it is also a valuable plant-derived fertilizer.

MARY'S PLANT FOOD 
Complex blend of natural organics provide complete and balanced feeding of all 15 nutrients 


Just like humans, plants require many minerals to reach peak health and vigor. Re-mineralize your soil with Azomite and your plants will thank you and reward you!

Full of trace Minerals, Carbohydrates and Amino Acids, helping create a strong root systems and makes a very healthy plant
 
If you have additional questions, please feel free to ask.
NEW ARRIVALS

If you have additional questions please feel free to ask. 

 

Happy Planting,

 

Mary's Heirloom Seeds, P. O. Box 3763, Ramona, CA 92065

Grow 20-Pound Plants Our Ancestors Grew Posted on 17 May 12:47 , 0 comments

As a homesteader, we are always looking for old varieties of heirloom seeds to feed our family and animals.  I find that heirloom varieties have withstood the test of time and are plenty hardy to sustain our farming endeavors.  We've grown quite a few HUGE varieties of veggies here using beyond organic standards and eco-friendly practices.

We grew Zucchini that was over 16 inches long (Delicious zucchini bread, stir fry and zoodles from the big ones)
BLACK BEAUTY ZUCCHINI

We also grew Turnips that were almost 5 pounds!  
PURPLE TOP WHITEGLOBE TURNIP
*Most were about 1-2 pounds*


Our Fordhook Giant Swiss Chard became famous when it grew over 5 feet tall.  This isn't a normal size for swiss chard.  I let it grow to let it bolt and give me seeds


Mary's Heirloom Seeds now offers almost 500 varieties of heirloom seeds but today we're going to share with you about an OLD variety that can grow 20 pounds each.
 
Red Mammoth Mangel Beets produce an incredible mass of edible beet leaves and a large root up to 20 pounds or more in size!    These beets prefer deeply tilled, free draining, sandy soil to achieve full size. Simply allow your animals to graze on the tops, cut the tops for feeding or harvest the root. 

Fodder beets have been around since the 1400s if not earlier.  These beets were prized as nutritious animal feed that was easy to store.  Fodder beets are hardy, adaptable and palatable. They are ideal for planting in late summer for use as a winter and spring crop. 
Early harvested (smaller) Red Mammoth Mangel Beet
Mangel beets prefer neutral soil and are capable of thriving in less-than-ideal soil conditions. Full sun, however, is a necessity. Sow seeds directly into the prepared soil one month before the final frost date for early harvest, 10 to 12 weeks before the fall frost date for a late harvest. Seeds should be placed two inches apart and seedlings must be thinned out early. Rows should be spaced no less than 12 inches apart. A moderate amount of rainfall or irrigation is necessary for optimal growth to facilitate this, and a light covering of mulch may be necessary to retain moisture in drier climates.
 
The greens can be harvested at any time. Plucking a few leaves from each plant will not stress the root and will allow you or your livestock to enjoy nutrient-rich greens for many weeks. Carefully monitored and controlled grazing may be acceptable in the last few weeks before harvest.
 
Traditionally, mangel beets are not used as livestock fodder until January. During the time between harvest and January, certain components begin to break down in the root, making them easier to digest and less likely to cause digestive issues in your livestock.
 
To supplement your poultry feed and provide a pecking distraction, simply hang a beetroot in the coop. Greens can be fed to the poultry, as well. For other livestock, including cattle, horses, pigs and goats, beets are best sliced or cut into chunks before adding them in the daily ration of feed.
Are mangel beets edible for humans? Absolutely!  Just one crop of Mangel Beets (for us) is enough to store for an entire year of eating!
 
Last year we even grew a German Giant Radish that was over 12 inches long.  Again, we let it "bolt" and produce seeds but I wasn't expecting it to be so large.

 
Planning for the future is important. In the words of Jack Reacher (Lee Child), "Hope for the Best. Plan for the worst." While we cannot predict the loss of income, unexpected medical bills or car repairs, we should plan ahead and prepare the best we can.
 
You might also enjoy reading my article You Don't Need a Farm to Grow Food
 
If you're looking to grow large crops for fodder, the Red Mammoth Mangel Beet is a GREAT option.  If you're looking to grow bigger veggies, we can help.  You might like our article Easiest Veggies to Grow from Seed to Harvest and Feeding Your Plants-Updated.
 
If you have additional questions, please feel free to ask.
 

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MARY'S ANNIVERSARY ANNOUNCEMENT Posted on 12 May 05:07 , 1 comment

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Celebrate with us!!!

This month, May 11th to be exact,
Mary's Heirloom Seeds is celebrating another year of awesomeness!

This month we've added quite a few AMAZING looking (and delicious) heirloom seed varieties.

Today we've added a few more and they're only
99 Cents a pack!
You read that right!  99 Cents per pack but only thru Monday, May 15th

Happy Planting!
NEW ARRIVALS
&
99 CENT SEED SALE


Tepary Beans were used for many generations by many Native American cultures as a staple and reliable food crop. 
Over the years they were selected to be more drought tolerant and heat tolerant.  (However, they do not like wet heavy clay soils.  They need good drainage.)


This huge pepper was selected for heavy yields and large robust plant structures to support lots of peppers.


Plant produces high yields of flavorful pigeon peas. Pigeon Peas can be served in the same manner as green peas or cowpeas, combining them with other vegetables.


Fodder beets have been around since the 1400s if not earlier.  These beets were prized as nutritious animal feed that was easy to store.  Fodder beets are hardy, adaptable and palatable.
Red Mammoth Mangel Beets produce an incredible mass of edible beet leaves and a large root
up to 20 pounds or more in size!



A fantastic onion variety from a small Mediterranean town in Italia. 
Red Torpedos are long, red-purple, spindle-shaped onions with a mild, sweet flesh.  Torpedos are great for planting in small garden spaces as you can get far more in a smaller space than when compared to other onions.



Pre-1900.  High yielding Dent corn. 10-13 ft. sturdy stalks are often used to support pole beans. 6-9 in. ears, 12-18 rows/ ear, 1-2 ears/stalk. Grows well in drier areas (drought-tolerant). Makes great corn bread and polenta as well as attractive corn cob pipes.  Superior for grinding into flour, or for roasting ears.


Mammoth Red is the best clover for deficient soils.
Mammoth red is tall, growing at 2-3'.  It is quick-growing clover. Plant in the spring, summer or fall, alone or with grain/grass. Mammoth red will grow in more acid soil (pH 5.0-6.0) than other clovers if lime is applied at seeding time. This is a popular biennial used for Nitrogen addition and hay crops.


Leaves are deeply and closely curled. Flavor is better than most curled varieties.  Double and triple leaves are held high away from the ground, keeping them clean.  


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Happy Planting,

 

Mary's Heirloom Seeds, P. O. Box 3763, Ramona, CA 92065

99 CENT SEED SALE & GARDENS FUNDRAISER UPDATE Posted on 02 May 06:13 , 0 comments

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MAY 2, 2017
Dear Mary,

We are so excited to continue our donation program through our Gardens Fundraiser.  This year we have donated to over 15 different Community Gardens, School Gardens, Veterans groups and Non-Profits across the county *And we're still continuing to donate.*  This has been made possible in part thru our Gardens Fundraiser.  Today we added a garden-specific Item thru May 30th.  Proceeds from our
Easy Garden Starter Kit will help continue to fund our program.

In case you missed it, we offer region specific planting guide for entire year on our blog
Mary's 2017 Planting Guide

And now for our 99 CENT SEED SALE!
 


99 CENT SEED SALE
THRU MAY 6th 

*These are ALL fresh seed stock from 2017*
If stored properly, they can be stored for several years

 
Genovese Basil has extra-large, dark green leaves and is often used in Italian pesto. Genovese Basil typically grows to a height of 18 - 24 inches.


 
Matures very quickly from seed. Green shoots have a captivating flavor. Cut 6" pieces when the "broccolis" are the size of a quarter. You'll love it lightly sauteed with garlic and olive oil, fresh in salads and boiled soups.


 
Snap bean for home gardens, local market, shipping fresh and for freezing.  15-17" vines, bushy, sturdy, and strong roots. 
Pods round to heart-shaped, straight, 5-1/4", fleshy, low fiber, tender, stringless, and medium dark green.

 
 
Melons can weigh 6 pounds or more. Casaba Golden Beauty Melon has white, sweet, aromatic and spicy flesh. 
Superbly adapted to hot dry climates like those in Southern California, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah and West Texas. Excellent for home gardeners and perfect form market growers.

 
 
VELVET SUNFLOWER 
 A beautiful change from all the golds and yellows of the other sunflowers, these crimson petals will delight and enrich the colors of your garden!
 
A French 2-3 lb. melon with light grey-green skin. The bright orange flesh is super sweet and very fragrant



Seeds produce giant 6-12" seed heads filled with delicious seeds.  Stalks will grow 8-10' and kids just love them.


Typically grows 8"x4" and can weigh up to 6 lbs.  Waltham has a creamy, rich, dry yellow-orange flesh that has a nutty flavor.  Vine are extremely vigorous so leave plenty of room for this butternut.


Adds flavor to many meats, stuffing, vinegars and more! Fragrant leaves are also used in potpourri,
tall gray-green plants are quite attractive.   

The leaves grow 8 to 10 inches long. 
Harvest the whole head or use the outer leaves so they just keep coming!



Millet is used as a porridge or breakfast food in many countries. 
Golden German millet is a late maturing, warm season, annual crop.
It has medium stem thickness and numerous broad leaves up the stem.
Fragaria white Strawberry produces ongoing blooms and delicious white berries. This Strawberry plant produces a heavy crop with the same leaf size and structure as red Strawberry varieties. White Strawberry plants do not spread with runners, and their berries are very sweet and have a hint of pineapple in their taste. The flowers and fruit continue all season and the plants make great edgings for gardens
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Get you Started    
If you have additional questions please feel free to ask. 

 

Happy Planting,

 

Mary's Heirloom Seeds, P. O. Box 3763, Ramona, CA 92065

MAY Seed Planting Guide for the US Posted on 26 Apr 07:29 , 1 comment

Before we get started with our MAY Planting Guide, we have a few specials to announce.
Genovese Basil and Sage will be on Sale thru May 10th

 

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April 25, 2017
In case you missed it, we offer region specific planting guide for entire year on our blog
Mary's 2017 Planting Guide


I don't know about you but sometimes even I need a reminder of what to plant next month.  Plus, we're always offering new specials and posting new seed varieties. 
NEW ARRIVALS
 We've added a few more heirloom seeds for MAY!
 
 
 
MAY SEED PLANTING GUIDE FOR THE US  

**Please keep in mind that this is a general recommendation for each region listed.  If your area is experiencing unusually extreme changes in weather you'll need to adjust and plant accordingly**




Arugula, Bush & Pole Beans, Lima Beans, Cantaloupe, Carrots, Corn, Cucumber, Eggplant (transplant), Endive, Gourds (Louffa),  Kale, Lettuce, Melons, Mustard, Okra, Bunching Onions, Bulbing Onions, Southern Peas, Peppers, Sweet Potato, Radish, Radicchio, Sorrel Spinach, Summer Squash, Tomato, and Watermelon.  
Herbs:
 Anise, Basil, Borage, Calendula, Catnip, Chamomile, Caraway, Chives, Cilantro, Comfrey, Dill, Echinacea, Lavender,  Lemon Bee Balm, Lemonbalm, Lemongrass, Mugwort, Oregano, Parsley, Sage, Tarragon, Toothache Plant, Thyme and Yarrow 
Pretty much EVERY  Herb!! Don't forget the Wildflowers!
Sow Outdoors: Arugula, Bush & Pole Beans, Lima Beans, Beets, Cabbage, Chinese Cabbage, Cantaloupes, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Chard, Collards, Sweet Corn, Cucumber, Eggplant (transplant), Endive, Gourd (louffa) Kale, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Leeks, Melons, Mustard, Peas-Snow or English, Southern Peas, Peppers, Radish, Radicchio, Rutabaga, Scallion, Sorrel, Spinach, Summer Squash, Winter Squash, Swiss Chard, Tomato and Watermelon.  
Herbs:
 Anise, Basil, Borage, Calendula, Catnip, Chamomile, Caraway, Chives, Cilantro, Comfrey, Dill, Echinacea, Lavender,  Lemon Bee Balm, Lemonbalm, Lemongrass, Mugwort, Oregano, Parsley, Sage, Tarragon, Toothache Plant, Thyme and Yarrow 
Pretty much EVERY  Herb!! 
Don't forget the  Wildflowers!
Arugula, Beans, Carrots, Celery, Collards, Corn, Cucumber, Endive, Kohlrabi, Lettuce, Melons, Mustard, OKRA, Peas, Peppers, Pumpkins, Radish, Radicchio, Rutabaga, Scallion, Sorrel, Squash, Swiss Chard, Tomatoes, Turnips and Watermelon.
Herbs: Anise, Basil, Borage, Calendula, Catnip, Chamomile, Caraway, Chives, Comfrey, Dill, Echinacea, Lavender,  Lemon Bee Balm, Lemonbalm, Lemongrass, Mugwort, Oregano, Parsley, Sage, Tarragon, Toothache Plant, Thyme and Yarrow
 
Pretty much EVERY Herb! Don't forget the  Wildflowers!
Sow Outdoors: Arugula, Bush Beans & Pole Beans, Lima Beans, Beets, Cantaloupe, Carrots, Sweet Corn, Cucumber, Lettuce, Melons, Mustard, Bunching Onion, Southern Peas, Peppers, Sweet Potatoes, Radish, Radicchio, Spinach, Summer Squash, Swiss Chard, Tomatoes and Watermelon. 
Herbs:
 Anise, Basil, Borage, Calendula, Catnip, Chamomile, Caraway, Chives, Cilantro, Comfrey, Dill, Echinacea, Lavender,  Lemon Bee Balm, Lemonbalm, Lemongrass, Mugwort, Oregano, Parsley, Sage, Tarragon, Toothache Plant, Thyme and Yarrow
 
Pretty much EVERY  Herb!! Don't forget the Wildflowers!


INDOOR planting for cooler/cold areas.  If your area is warming up or already warmed up, it might be time to plant outside! 
*If you are starting seeds indoors or in a greenhouse,  
you can plant just about anything*
 
Artichoke, Arugula, Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Corn, Cucumber, Endive, Eggplant, Gourds (louffa), Leeks, Lettuce, Kale, Melons, Okra, Onions, Pak Choy, Peas, Peppers, Radish, Radicchio, Rutabaga, Scallions, Sorrel, Spinach, Summer Squash, Swiss Chard, Tomatoes, Turnips and Watermelon.
Herbs: Anise, Basil, Borage, Calendula, Catnip, Chamomile, Caraway, Chives, Cilantro, Comfrey, Dill, Echinacea, Lavender,  Lemon Bee Balm, Lemonbalm, Lemongrass, Mugwort, Oregano, Parsley, Sage, Tarragon, Toothache Plant, Thyme and Yarrow
 
Don't forget the Wildflowers!
Arugula, Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Carrots, Collards, Corn, Cucumber, Gourds (Louffa), Leeks, Lettuce, Kale, Melons, Mustard, Okra, Onions, Peas, Peppers, Radish, Radicchio, Rutabaga, Scallions, Sorrel, Spinach, Summer Squash, Swiss Chard, Tomatoes, Turnips and Watermelon.
Herbs: Anise, Basil, Borage, Calendula, Catnip, Chamomile, Caraway, Chives, Cilantro, Comfrey, Dill, Echinacea, Lavender,  Lemon Bee Balm, Lemonbalm, Lemongrass, Mugwort, Oregano, Parsley, Sage, Tarragon, Toothache Plant, Thyme and Yarrow
Don't forget the Wildflowers!
Artichoke,Arugula, Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Corn, Cucumber, Eggplant, Endive, Gourds (louffa), Leeks, Lettuce, Kale, Kohlrabi, Melons, Mustard, Okra, Onions, Peas, Peppers, Radish, Radicchio, Rutabaga, Scallions, Sorrel, Spinach, Summer Squash, Swiss Chard, Tomatoes, Turnips and Watermelon.
Herbs: Anise, Basil, Borage, Calendula, Catnip, Chamomile, Caraway, Chives, Cinlantro, Comfrey, Dill, Echinacea, Lavender,  Lemon Bee Balm, Lemonbalm, Lemongrass, Mugwort, Oregano, Parsley, Sage, Tarragon, Toothache Plant, Thyme and Yarrow
Don't forget the Wildflowers!
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Arugula, Beans, Beets, Carrots, Celery, Collards, Corn, Cucumber, Gourds (Louffa), Endive, Eggplant, Leeks, Lettuce, Kale, Kohlrabi, Melons, Mustard, Okra, Onions, Peas, Peppers, Radish, Radicchio, Rutabaga, Scallions, Sorrel, Spinach, Summer Squash, Swiss Chard, Tomatoes, Turnips and Watermelon.
Herbs: Anise, Basil, Borage, Calendula, Catnip, Chamomile, Caraway, Chives, Cilantro, Comfrey, Dill, Echinacea, Lavender,  Lemon Bee Balm, Lemonbalm, Lemongrass, Mugwort, Oregano, Parsley, Sage, Tarragon, Toothache Plant, Thyme and Yarrow
 
Don't forget the Wildflowers!
Arugula, Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Corn, Cucumber, Eggplant, Endive, Gourds (Louffa), Leeks, Lettuce, Kale, Kohlrabi, Melons, Mustard, Okra, Onions, Peas, Peppers, Radish, Radicchio, Rutabaga, Scallions, Sorrel, Spinach, Summer Squash, Swiss Chard, Tomatoes, Turnips and Watermelon.
Herbs: Anise, Basil, Borage, Calendula, Catnip, Chamomile, Caraway, Chives, Cinlantro, Comfrey, Dill, Echinacea, Lavender,  Lemon Bee Balm, Lemonbalm, Lemongrass, Mugwort, Oregano, Parsley, Sage, Tarragon, Toothache Plant, Thyme and Yarrow
Don't forget the Wildflowers!
Arugula, Beans, Beets, Broccoli, Cabbage, Carrots, Corn, Cucumber, Gourds (Louffa), Endive, Eggplant, Leeks, Lettuce, Kale, Kohlrabi, Melons, Mustard, Okra, Onions, Peas, Peppers, Radish, Scallions, Sorrel, Spinach, Summer Squash, Swiss Chard, Tomatoes and Turnips
Herbs: Anise, Basil, Borage, Calendula, Catnip, Chamomile, Caraway, Chives, Cilantro, Comfrey, Dill, Echinacea, Lavender,  Lemon Bee Balm, Lemonbalm, Lemongrass, Mugwort, Oregano, Parsley, Sage, Tarragon, Toothache Plant, Thyme and Yarrow
Don't forget the Wildflowers!

 ARIZONA  
 
 NEW MEXICO   
FLORIDA has been split in 3 regions 
 



If you have additional questions please feel free to ask. 

 

Happy Planting,

 

Mary's Heirloom Seeds, P. O. Box 3763, Ramona, CA 92065

GROW Something Spectacular Posted on 23 Apr 12:40 , 3 comments

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April 23, 2017
The act of growing food itself is Spectacular.
From those small seeds we grow large, healthy plants.  They provide nourishment for pollinators and then food for us to eat.

Heirloom varieties are so unique and today we're highlighting some of our favorite "spectacular" varieties.  If you have questions, please ask!

Grow something Spectacular!
We're excited to announce 2 NEW ARRIVALS added today at Mary's Heirloom Seeds

A French 2-3 lb. melon with light grey-green skin. The bright orange flesh is super sweet and very fragrant

Long, ribbed, dark green fruit can grow up to 18". They are very mild, sweet and burpless.

And now for more  
Spectacular Heirloom varieties
Also known as "Speckled Bays" or "Cranberry Bean" 
This pre-1800 heirloom is a great producer.


Scarlet Runner Bean was introduced sometime before 1750.
Scarlet Runner beans are very vigorous and can easily reach 20 feet tall.


Large savoy leaves are deep purplish red with white mid ribs





Small kernelled variety makes surprisingly large pops, yielding for a low hull/ corn ratio




Yummy little striped round balls of sunshine goodness! 
Introduced in 1894



Pak Choy is very cold hardy and grows over an extended period of time.  It's SO EASY to grow!!!




Extra large pumpkin often grown for county fairs and Halloween. Weighs up to 100 lbs. or more when well grown








Prolific 8' vines produce 1.5-2# fruits that have thick walls and a small seed cavity.












*Some of these are over 16 inches long*






BORAGE


I hope you have enjoyed our preview of some of the Spectacular Heirloom varieties available at
Mary's Heirloom Seeds.

We currently offer over 450 varieties of seeds.  Happy Planting!
If you have additional questions please feel free to ask. 

 

Happy Planting,

 

Mary's Heirloom Seeds, P. O. Box 3763, Ramona, CA 92065

EARTH DAY SALE APRIL 22nd Posted on 21 Apr 16:19 , 0 comments

Yes, this is JUST for Earth day 2017.

Don't miss out on this!

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April 21, 2017
I'll make this short and sweet.
We've got seeds to plant.
Happy Earth Day!
Specials below expire April 22nd @ midnight
(that's tomorrow)
EARTH DAY SALE
APRIL 22, 2017


"IN THE KITCHEN" HERB GARDEN KIT

This is a great starter kit for your Kitchen Herb Garden.  Includes a full-pack of the following varieties:
Genovese Basil, Cilantro, Dill, Oregano, Sage, Tarragon & Thyme 

STARTER PACK option includes 24 coconut coir pellets, 7 plant markers and Garden Tools set



Includes 6 varieties of individually packed EDIBLE Flower varieties!
A unique mix of medicinal herbs and companion plant! 
Borage, Calendula, Nasturtium, Purple Coneflower (echinacea), Plains Coreopsis & Yarrow 




Make wonderful homemade salsa fresh from the garden! All individually packaged seeds.
Includes One packet of each:
   Brandywine Tomato, Jalapeno & Anaheim pepper, Red Burgundy Onion & Cilantro



Cultivator is 9" long
Spade is 10" long
Wood handles and leather loop on each to hang on pegboard hook


Derived from leguminous perennial alfalfa plant used for pasture and cover crop. Primary benefit of this pleasant smelling meal is increasing organic matter, although it is also a valuable plant-derived fertilizer.
  • NPK analysis is 2.8-0.29-2.4
  • Contains trace minerals and triaconatol
  • Excellent addition to the compost pile for nitrogen content and absorbency




SAGE 



 
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Happy Planting,

 

Mary's Heirloom Seeds, P. O. Box 3763, Ramona, CA 92065