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NEW Arrivals only 99 Cents a Pack! Posted on 03 May 14:04 , 0 comments

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May 3, 2018
In case you missed our recent announcement, we're celebration our anniversary here at Mary's Heirloom Seeds with a huge
99 CENT SEED SALE
thru May 7th.

Below you'll find New Arrivals we've added today and a few favorites as well.

Happy Planting!

NEW ARRIVALS
As we mentioned above, we've added a few new heirloom seed varieties today.  We're doing something special this week and they're only
99 CENTS a pack thru May 7th!

A Native American squash that has an ancient history. The large vines are vigorous and are good for the South. 
The skin is white with green stripes and has thick yellow flesh



Giant Nobel is a slow bolt spinach. Plant it in late spring for heavy yields of giant, thick, dark green leaves. This giant spinach variety can spread to 25"  



This deep red flower is large and can be 10-12 in. long on a 3-5 ft. tall plant. The seeds are edible and can be popped, cooked like a grain or grounded into flour.



Alsike clover is a short-lived perennial plant.  It is grown widely in the eastern, northern, mid-western states and in the Pacific Northwest.




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Happy Planting,

 

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

NEW ARRIVALS & SEED SALE Posted on 18 Apr 09:10 , 1 comment

 
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April 18, 2018
We're always excited for New Arrivals here at Mary's Heirloom Seeds!

As a bonus, we've added a few more seed packs to our 99 Cent Seed Pack Sale
thru April 22nd 
 

We are THRILLED to announce a few more New Arrivals for 2018!

BRIGHTEST BRILLIANT QUINOA 

Reaching only 4 feet in height, this variety offers a riot of colors, orange, pink, burgundy, white and yellow!


ELEPHANT HEAD AMARANTH 
This deep red flower is large and can be 10-12 in. long on a 3-5 ft. tall plant. The seeds are edible and can be popped, cooked like a grain or grounded into flour.


HALE'S BEST JUMBO MELON 
Hale's Best Jumbo Melon was discovered by ID Hale near Brawley, California in 1923. It was reportedly growing in a Japanese market gardener's field.


RECENTLY ADDED 
  
ALSIKE CLOVER
  

SKYSCRAPER SUNFLOWER


FORTEX POLE BEAN
 

BACK IN STOCK

LUPINE, ARROYO BLUE
 

We recently shared our article on
Cool Weather Crops so we've added a few of our favorite heirloom varieties to our
99 Cent Seed pack Sale thru April 22nd!

99 CENT SEED SALE



Quite a few of our HEILROOM RADISH seed varieties are part of our 99 cent Seed sale




HAPPY PLANTING!

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Get you Started    
BUILD A RAISED BED!   

We shared our Raised Bed tutorial last year but we have had so many requests lately that we shared again this year with Updates!

We also posted an article about
SOIL Recipes for raised bed gardens

TIME TO PLANT HEIRLOOM SEEDS!

Complete details on our blog
If you have additional questions please feel free to ask. 

 

Happy Planting,

 

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

HAPPY NEW YEAR with Over 40 New Arrivals! Posted on 31 Dec 17:49 , 0 comments

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December 31, 2017
"The garden suggests there might be a place where we can meet nature halfway."
-Michael Pollan
We're gearing up for the 2018 planting season!
Below is our HUGE compilation of New Arrivals for 2018 and we are so excited!

As an added bonus, We are giving away small garden notebooks with purchase of $30 or more
Between Dec 31st and Jan 2nd as a
special New Year's gift.


If you have additional question, please ask

Enjoy!


NEW ARRIVALS FOR 2018
 
If you have placed an order for
Organic Seed Potatoes....
We will begin shipping out to customers in Warmer climates such as Florida as early as January 1.

If you are interested in purchasing
Organic Seed Potatoes, please do not wait til planting time as we will be sold out by then.
  
 
NEW ARRIVALS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 *NEW FOR 2018* 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
If you have additional questions please feel free to ask. 

 

Happy Planting,

 

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

NEW ARRIVALS for 2018 - Part 2 Posted on 15 Dec 04:48 , 0 comments

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December 15, 2017
As promised, Mary's Heirloom Seeds continues to add to our existing selection of Heirloom, 
Open-Pollinated seeds.
 
This week, we're adding more varieties!
 
Also, Pre-Orders of Organic Seed Potatoes 
are now available!!!
 
Harvest dates will vary based on variety of potato.  Generally, potatoes take 90-120 days to harvest.
  Under optimal conditions, you can expect to harvest 10-15 pounds of potatoes for every pound of seed potato planted. 

Find out when to plant potatoes
NEW ARRIVALS for 2018
PART 2  

105 days.  These unique, Very flat, pure white pumpkins that are unique and tasty. Very sweet orange flesh is perfect for pies and baking
 
 
70-80 days.  Determinate.   
Great for sauces, salsas and pastes
 
 
 75 days. Roots grow 7"-8" long and are great raw or cooked.
 
 
 75 days. Popular Japanese variety for home or market; deep orange, stubby roots are mild and sweet.
 
 
 85 days. One of the best orange-flesh watermelons. Very crisp, sweet, and flavorful deep orange flesh
 
 
 100 days. VERY RARE. Introduced to America about 1862 by James Hogg, of Yorkville, New York, from seeds his brother Thomas sent him from Japan.
 
 
 110 days.  An heirloom to the Buffalo, New York area, it was first distributed to select members of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society by Mr. Ives in the Spring of 1833 and quickly became available as a commercial variety shortly thereafter.
 
 
105 days.  These unique, Very flat, pure white pumpkins that are unique and tasty. Very sweet orange flesh is perfect for pies and baking. 


 YIPPIE! 
WE LOVE HEIRLOOM SEEDS!

  
NEW ARRIVALS for 2018
PART 1 
FRENCH GARDEN BEANS
50 days.  Tall, very upright bush.  Beans hang neatly and in clusters. Long thin podded French bush bean, selected for home garden cultivation.
 
 
 
CANARY YELLOW SWISS CHARD 
60 days. This Swiss chard produces a stunning canary yellow stem that deeply contrasts with its sea green leaves held above.  Produces large leaves and Very productive.  
 
 
65 days.  This unique heirloom Originated in Armenia.
Fruits are light green with darker green striped ribs which curl into "s" shaped fruits. 
 
JARRAHDALE PUMPKIN
110 days.  A New Zealand heirloom, Jarrahdale pumpkin has a slate blue, ribbed exterior and a deep delicious orange interior flesh. 
 
 
 
BIRDHOUSE BOTTLE GOURD 
95 days. This long-handled ball-shaped gourd can be hollowed out to make attractive birdhouses, a big dipper gourd, or musical instruments. 
 
 
 
ANCHO POBLANO PEPPER 
75 days. Also called Ancho Pepper in its dried form, the Poblano is a pepper of many wonderful uses including salsa, grilling, stir fries or stuffed for chile rellenos and substituted in any dish for bell pepper.
 
BULGARIAN CARROT PEPPER
75-80 days.  Bulgarian Carrot Pepper grows up to 18" tall and produces peppers that are about 3 1/2" long. 
70 days.   The Hungarian wax pepper is a canary yellow chile pepper also known as the hot yellow pepper or hot wax pepper. The Hungarian wax is closely related to the mild banana pepper.  
DILL, DUKAT
Aromatic, never bitter or overly pungent, try this one for the sweetest of all dills. With a delicate fragrance, Dukat stays in the leaf stage longer than other varieties
ROX ORANGE SUGAR CANE SORGHUM
Rox orange is an old time sorghum favorite for syrup.   Rox Orange sorghum is grown like corn, but prefers well drained sandy loam. Rox Orange will grow to 8 ft. tall and can be cut for silage after 70-80 days, or be used for livestock grain if left to full maturity.
THOMAS LAXTON PEA
65 days.  Any pea that was introduced over 100 years ago and is still widely grown should tell you volumes.  Reliable, consistent, and sweet are just some of the words used to describe this pea.
Organic Seed Potatoes   
We are currently offering PRE-ORDERS of
select varieties of
ORGANIC *Non-GMO* SEED POTATOES
Depending on your location AND date of purchase, seed potatoes will be available to ship as early as January 1.
*Price and availability subject to change*
    


Remember, even if planting time in your area isn't until March or April, NOW is the time to start thinking about Organic Seed Potatoes 

 
PURPLE MAJESTY 





 


Please purchase additional items in a separate order.    
Items ordered with Organic Seed Potatoes will ship together after January 1st.

As we ship on a first come, first serve basis, your order may not ship until days or weeks later. You will receive an email when your order ships.


Check out Mary's 2017 Planting Guide
for more planting guides and Growing Tips 
 
As always, if you have additional questions please feel free to ask!
This data has been compiled from our own research as well as feedback from our customers.
 
Helpful ARTICLES    
If you have additional questions please feel free to ask. 

 

Happy Planting,

 

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

NEW ARRIVALS for 2018 (part 1) Posted on 06 Dec 08:07 , 0 comments

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December 5, 2017
As promised, Mary's Heirloom Seeds continues to add to our existing selection of Heirloom, 
Open-Pollinated seeds.
 
This week, we're adding more varieties!
 
Also, Pre-Orders of Organic Seed Potatoes 
are now available!!!
 
Harvest dates will vary based on variety of potato.  Generally, potatoes take 90-120 days to harvest.
  Under optimal conditions, you can expect to harvest 10-15 pounds of potatoes for every pound of seed potato planted. 

Find out when to plant potatoes
NEW ARRIVALS for 2018  
FRENCH GARDEN BEANS
50 days.  Tall, very upright bush.  Beans hang neatly and in clusters. Long thin podded French bush bean, selected for home garden cultivation.
 
 
CANARY YELLOW SWISS CHARD
60 days. This Swiss chard produces a stunning canary yellow stem that deeply contrasts with its sea green leaves held above.  Produces large leaves and Very productive. 
 
 
65 days.  This unique heirloom Originated in Armenia.
Fruits are light green with darker green striped ribs which curl into "s" shaped fruits. 
JARRAHDALE PUMPKIN
110 days.  A New Zealand heirloom, Jarrahdale pumpkin has a slate blue, ribbed exterior and a deep delicious orange interior flesh. 
 
 
BIRDHOUSE BOTTLE GOURD
95 days. This long-handled ball-shaped gourd can be hollowed out to make attractive birdhouses, a big dipper gourd, or musical instruments.
 
 
ANCHO POBLANO PEPPER
75 days. Also called Ancho Pepper in its dried form, the Poblano is a pepper of many wonderful uses including salsa, grilling, stir fries or stuffed for chile rellenos and substituted in any dish for bell pepper.
BULGARIAN CARROT PEPPER
75-80 days.  Bulgarian Carrot Pepper grows up to 18" tall and produces peppers that are about 3 1/2" long. 
70 days.   The Hungarian wax pepper is a canary yellow chile pepper also known as the hot yellow pepper or hot wax pepper. The Hungarian wax is closely related to the mild banana pepper.  
DILL, DUKAT
Aromatic, never bitter or overly pungent, try this one for the sweetest of all dills. With a delicate fragrance, Dukat stays in the leaf stage longer than other varieties
ROX ORANGE SUGAR CANE SORGHUM
Rox orange is an old time sorghum favorite for syrup.   Rox Orange sorghum is grown like corn, but prefers well drained sandy loam. Rox Orange will grow to 8 ft. tall and can be cut for silage after 70-80 days, or be used for livestock grain if left to full maturity.
THOMAS LAXTON PEA
65 days.  Any pea that was introduced over 100 years ago and is still widely grown should tell you volumes.  Reliable, consistent, and sweet are just some of the words used to describe this pea.

 YIPPIE! 
WE LOVE HEIRLOOM SEEDS!

BACK IN STOCK  
 
Organic Seed Potatoes   
We are currently offering PRE-ORDERS of
select varieties of
ORGANIC *Non-GMO* SEED POTATOES
Depending on your location AND date of purchase, seed potatoes will be available to ship as early as January 1.
*Price and availability subject to change*
    


Remember, even if planting time in your area isn't until March or April, NOW is the time to start thinking about Organic Seed Potatoes 

 
PURPLE MAJESTY 





 


Please purchase additional items in a separate order.    
Items ordered with Organic Seed Potatoes will ship together after January 1st.

As we ship on a first come, first serve basis, your order may not ship until days or weeks later. You will receive an email when your order ships.


Check out Mary's 2017 Planting Guide
for more planting guides and Growing Tips 
 
As always, if you have additional questions please feel free to ask!
This data has been compiled from our own research as well as feedback from our customers.
 
Helpful ARTICLES    
If you have additional questions please feel free to ask. 

 

Happy Planting,

 

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

Create A Wishlist at Mary's Heirloom Seeds Posted on 08 Oct 08:32 , 1 comment

Good morning and Happy Sunday!
I can feel Fall in the air.  We're having cooler mornings but still warm days. Today is a great day to pull up old plants and plant Fall Seeds (we'll post pics on facebook)

Wondering what to plant now?
now available on our website
 
We've had several requests lately so today we're offering NEW articles with info to help you better Plan and Plant.

As a grower/farmer/homesteader, we understand that sometimes your "wishlist" might be larger than your budget or your garden space.  With over 500 heirloom seed varieties available at Mary's Heirloom Seeds, it's not always easy to decide which varieties to purchase and plant.  Recently someone on our facebook page asked about creating a wishlist option on our site.

Here's what we came up with...
Create an account at Mary's Heirloom Seeds.  You'll see the option on the top right corner of the page if your on a desktop (pictured).  If you're on a mobile device, it's under "Menu" and at the bottom of the drop-down list.


From there, enter your info in the boxes provided
(pictured below)

You will receive an email confirmation as soon as you're signed up.  From there, you can add any items you would like to your cart as a wishlist.  If you do not receive this email, your info might not have been saved or you might have a filter on your email
We do not "dump" carts so you can continue to add or take away from your cart at any time.  If for some reason you cannot access your cart, you can always send us an email.  We have the option to send out an email with a link to recover your account.

As always, if you have additional questions or concerns we are happy to help.
Please email mary@marysheirloomseeds.com
with your questions.

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NEW Arrivals & FREE Seeds Posted on 07 Sep 06:14 , 0 comments

If you're reading this article, we have a Special Offer for YOU!
We're going to include 2 FREE Seed packs with your purchase thru the month of September.
At checkout, mention "FREE BASIL" in the special instructions box at checkout.  We'll include a free pack of Lemon Basil AND a Free Pack of our Save the Bees flower mix!

Heirloom Radish is a wonderful Fall crop

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September 6, 2017

We're ready to start planting our Fall crops!
In case you'd like to get a jump start, below you'll find our
Fall HERB garden suggestions.
is also available on our website

If you have additional question we are happy to help!

FREE SEEDS
As promised, we are including a FREE pack of Save The Bees wildflower mix with every single purchase of $10 or more at  
Mary's Heirloom Seeds.
 



We still have quite a few 99 Cent seed packs as well.  If you're wondering what to plant, check out our September Planting Guide for the US 


FALL GARDEN INFO


NEW ARRIVALS 

 
30 days.  Long tapered deep red roots that are 6-7" long.
Long Scarlet has crisp, tender white flesh, medium tops, for bunching.


 
 
70 days.  Michihili cabbage produces a tall, cylindrical, leafy head of 17" long and 6" across. 
Light green leaves are very tender and delicious, excellent for stir-fry and pickling. 
Michihili Chinese Cabbage grows best in mild climates.  


 

65 days.  An early bush cocozelle zucchini that produces huge yields of 16" fruit.  
Much better eaten at the 6-8" size.  Light green skin with white stripes. Very flavorful creamy-white flesh. 
Very vigorous and can produce as many as 30 zucchini per bush.


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105 days  Large, pink, banana-shaped fruit can weigh 10-40 lbs. This variety is over 100 years old. Fine flavored, dry, sweet, orange flesh that is superbly fine tasting.  Popular on the West Coast. Excellent for homemade Squash Pie!


 
55 days.  The watermelon radish has ball-shaped root that is about 4 inches in diameter. 
The color starts with deep green shoulders that fade to a bright white skin.Cut a watermelon radish open and discover a bright red flesh that is reminiscent of a summertime watermelon!
Watermelon radish is crispy with mild and sweet flavor, excellent for salad, garnish and even cooking in Asian dishes.
Watermelon radish is an heirloom Chinese daikon radish and botanically a member of the Brassica (mustard) family. Like most radishes the Watermelon radish contains isothiocyanate, a pungent chemical compound that when isolated makes an organic, natural pest repellent.



60 days.  This dark-green bean has been a favorite for over 40 years.  Heavy yield.  Matures its large crop early and all at once.  Stagger planting for longer harvesting.


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Wondering when to plant ORGANIC GARLIC?
 
   
FALL HERB GARDENS
 
With just a little early planning, you can have several herbs that like cool weather this Fall.  Fall Herb Garden suggestions include parsley (flat Italian or curled), sage, rosemary, thyme, chives, lavender, Basil, cilantro, and mint. Within a few weeks, you will be rewarded with the freshest flavors for autumn meals.
Cilantro is a great cool-weather herb!

From Seed to Harvest:

Basil - 60 to 90 days *I've harvested as early as 30 days*
Chives - 80 to 90 days
Garlic Chives - 80 to 90 days
Cilantro - 60 to 90 days *I've harvested as early as 30 days*
Lavender - 90 days
 Italian Parsley - 40 to 60 days
French Parsley - Chervil - 80 to 120 days
Peppermint - 90 days - Perennial
Rosemary - 90 days - Perennial (grows for several years) *I have seen Rosemary "trees" almost 5 feet tall
 SAGE - 90 days
Thyme - 90-180 days
 
If you have additional questions please feel free to ask. 

Have a safe and happy weekend!

 

Happy Planting,

 

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