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December Specials @ Mary's Heirloom Seeds Posted on 02 Dec 07:36 , 0 comments

Each month we highlight a few special items available at Mary's Heirloom Seeds.
Most gardeners in the US aren't growing much at the moment, unless you're in a warmer climate like Florida.  But we can still dream of warmer weather and lush gardens right?


This month we have a few more 99 Cent Seed Packs to offer.  Click the image below for a complete list.
 
 
Each kit includes:
-Seeds: Black Beauty Zucchini, Golden Crookneck Squash, Spaghetti Squash, Delicata Squash and Small Sugar Pumpkin
-20 coconut Coir Pellets
-Plant Markers
-Sowing and Growing Tips included
 
 
 Each kit includes
-Seeds: Amana's Orange, Cherokee Purple, Homestead, Green Zebra and Yellow Pear tomatoes
-20 coconut Coir Pellets
-Plant Markers
-Sowing and Growing Tips included
 
 
 

"Unless Someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better.  It's not"

Lorax Quote pendant with Bee Charm, Flower and Leaf Jewel charms

*We can customize upon request*

 
Limited availability with FREE bamboo plant markers & Sample pack of Mountain Flower Root Boost through December 15th
 Mary's Garden Gift Box, includes:
-SEEDS: Green Zebra tomato, Yellow Pear tomato, Alaska Pea, Glass Gem Corn, Golden Cal Wonder Pepper, French Garden Bean, Little Gem Lettuce, Black Beauty Zucchini, Cilantro and Dill Bouquet
-Plant Markers
-Liquid fertilizer packs:
-Basic planting instructions with detailed instructions available on our GROWING TIPS & VIDEOS page
 
 If you have additional questions please feel free to ask.  You can reach us via phone or email mary@marysheirloomseeds.com

 

 

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BFCM Specials thru November 30th Posted on 18 Nov 07:55 , 0 comments

Have you seen our latest starter kits in Mary's Garden Gift Guide?
Well we have a special announcement today!
What's BFCM?
Well, I keep getting emails and notifications about Black Friday and Cyber Monday as well as Small Business Saturday. ALL of those start next weekend after Thanksgiving.
Are we having a BFCM sale?
Yes and no. LOL
We'd like to be able to spend more time with family next week so we've decided to start these specials NOW and offer them thru November 30th.
This way you have a chance to look around and we don't have to be stuck to our computer updating instead of hanging out with family
We mention on our Facebook page that we're still working on our
2019 Planting Guide.
This one will be HUGE and packed full of helpful info!
Starting your own seeds at home is an easy way to increase the variety of garden plant options that are available. 
Mary's Heirloom Seeds offers a fun selection of Starter Kits!
SAVE 20% thru November 30th
when you use code
at checkout
Starter kits are great for just about any home gardener and make great gifts!
One of our customer faves is the Salad Garden Starter Kit
Ready to get the Greens growing in your garden? These are individually packed and not a "mix." Includes one pack of the following varieties:
Lacinato Kale (also called Dino kale), Japanese Red Giant Mustard, Bloomsdale Longstanding Spinach, Endive, Rainbow Swiss Chard, Little Gem Lettuce, Red Romaine, Arugula Roquette, Paris Island Cos Lettuce, Michilhili Cabbage
Choose from 24, 50 or 100 Coconut Coir Pellets!
These little pellets are amazing!
Customer feedback:
"I love these little gems. They are the best trick for germination. They work so well I'm buying another hundred!"
We also have a video to help you get started
Check out our unique selection of 99 Cent Seed Packs!
If it's too late in the year for you to plant in your region you can always stock up for next year. Our 99 Cent Seed Pack Collection
is a great opportunity to GROW!
Mary's Heirloom Seeds | mary@marysheirloomseeds.com
Mary's Heirloom Seeds | P. O. Box 3763, Ramona, CA 92065

About Perpetual Spinach Posted on 15 Oct 07:57 , 2 comments

If you're like me and you're looking to add a few more varieties to your garden that will produce for more than a season, Perpetual Spinach is a fantastic option!

Perpetual spinach is actually a swiss chard variety but looks and tastes more like spinach.

From seed, Perpetual Spinach is usually producing by 50 days.  I've had quite a few swiss chard varieties continue to produce for over 9 months so they're well worth the moderate amount of space they use in the garden.  Perpetual Spinach is a great container variety as well.

From Mary's Heirloom Seeds

50 days. European heirloom dating back to the 1860s. Belongs to the same species as chard and beets, but it has distinctive differences.

The taste is more like a true spinach than ordinary chard, and the leaves look like spinach too.  Pertetual Spinach leaves are flatter and more pointed than chard, with slimmer stems.

An excellent no-fuss warm weather substitute for spinach in the Southeast.

 

From Mary's Blog, Growing Swiss Chard from Seed to Harvest

Tip: Soak seeds overnight in water before planting to ensure strong germination.

Plant seeds 1/4 - 1/2 inch deep and 3-6 inches apart. Set out seedlings 8-12 inches apart. Indoors or out, thin newly germinated seedlings with cuticle scissors instead of pulling them out. Chard seed capsules often contain two or more seeds. If more than one germinates snip off all but the strongest sprout at the soil line. Gradually thin direct-sown seedlings to 8-12 inches apart.

Harvest individual leaves from the outer area but be sure to leave the crown intact.

Frequent picking helps to stimulate the production of new leaves. Rinse leaves with cool water immediately, shake off the excess moisture, and store in plastic bags in the refrigerator for up to four days.

Swiss Chard is not only heat tolerant, depending on your area, it is also a cool weather crop.  I have had several varieties withstand several days of frost and survive. 

Companion Plants for Swiss Chard:

Bean, cabbage family, tomato, onion and roses. Don't overlook chard's value as an ornamental plant in flower beds or wherever you have room for it. Don't grow chard near cucurbits, melons, corn or herbs.

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If you have additional questions please send an email to mary@marysheirloomseeds.com


Happy Planting!


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Heirloom Seeds Starter Kit GIVEAWAY Posted on 03 Oct 08:39 , 63 comments

We LOVE Giveaways!!!!
This is a "Just Because" giveaway sponsored by 
 Mary's Heirloom Seeds
Are you ready???


  This is a super simple giveaway with multiple winners!  This Giveaway will run from Wednesday, October 3rd thru Saturday, October 6th at midnight and is open to residents of the US and Canada

We will pick SIX Lucky Winners on Sunday, October 7th


We put together a few mini-starter kits just for this giveaway.  Heirloom Seeds and Coconut coir pellets are available on our website.  Each Winner will also receive a Butterfly garden Seed pack along with their mini starter kit.
Each Starter kit includes a pack of heirloom seeds, 8 coconut coir pellets, instructions and a germination container



 
ABOUT US

From Mary,
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 600 varieties of Heirloom, open-pollinated, non-gmo & non-hybrid garden Seeds.  Mary has signed the Safe Seed Pledge AND 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 10/03/2018 and ends Saturday, October 6th at Midnight.
All giveaway entrants will be added to Mary's Heirloom Seeds mailing list.
Your information is never sold and we never send spam emails.
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SEPTEMBER Specials @ Mary's Heirloom Seeds Posted on 06 Sep 12:47 , 0 comments

 

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September 2, 2018
Hi!  We're super excited to share all of our new arrivals and garden goodies for September!

Did you enjoy our Fall Planning & Planting Series?
We have a few new videos to share!

Today we're sharing new arrivals and extra special deals for the entire month of September!
NEW ARRIVAL 

45-50 days. White Egg turnip is fast growing variety, producing Medium-green 17 inch tops.  Good bunching variety.
80 days. Indeterminate. A heirloom variety from Russia. These compact plants bear plenty of wonderfully rich, mahogany-brown tomatoes that average about 4 ounces.
Grows in full sun and are cool-tolerant.  The is a great greenhouse variety.
 
SEPTEMBER SUPPLY SALE 
SEPTEMBER
 




Michilhili Chinese Cabbage


MARKETMORE CUCUMBER


MAMMOTH MELTING SUGAR PEA


CRIMSON GIANT RADISH


GREY ZUCCHINI


EARLY PURPLE SPROUTING BROCCOLI


 
AND MORE...CLICK HERE for a complete list of 99 CENT SEED PACKS
 



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
If you have additional questions please feel free to ask. 

 

Happy Planting,

 

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

August Specials & FREE Seeds Posted on 01 Aug 11:02 , 0 comments

 

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August 1, 2018
Hi!  We're super excited to share all of our new arrivals and garden goodies for August!

Have you enjoyed our Fall Planning & Planting Series so far?  We'll have another installment to share very soon.

Today we're sharing new arrivals, Free Seeds and FREE garden supplies for August!
MOUNTAIN FLOWER SPECIALS 
FREE packet with purchase of a 5-pack!

Here's the deal:
Starting today through August 15th
Purchase a 5-pack of
And we'll include an extra FREE packet!

If you purchase 1 of each 5-pack, you will receive 3 Extra free seed packs!

*NEW ARRIVAL*
 With an N-P-K of 8-3-1, this high nitrogen fertilizer encourages robust, green growth.   Bat Guano is extremely effective when applied as a top dressing, a soil amendment or brewed into guano tea.
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Happy Planting,

 

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JUNE Specials @ Mary's Heirloom Seeds Posted on 07 Jun 06:57 , 0 comments

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June 7, 2018
Did you enjoy are recent email about Growing Summer Squash?  It was quite a hit!

We hope you're enjoying warmer weather and thriving gardens.  Below you'll find our June specials available now at Mary's Heirloom Seeds
Enjoy!

JUNE SPECIALS

Approx 1.5 pounds per compressed brick 
Add water to increase volume 3 to 9 times!
 
 
Quite a few of our heirloom radish varieties are only 99 Cents a pack this month!  



Re-mineralize your soil with Azomite and your plants will thank you and reward you!
 
 
   
 

  Humates (Coarse Grade) derived from Leonardite shale and a natural source of humic substances and trace minerals from New Mexico. Contains 45% humic acids.

 

Easy to use instant Kelp Tea.
Choose the 1 or 5 gallon option. 


Choose from 24, 50 or 100 pellets and SAVE!
Add water, and the Coconut Pellets quickly swell to become a perfect self contained pot with its own perfect medium for starting seeds.
 
 
 
 It should be tilled in the soil before planting or can be top dressed, incorporated into potting soils, seed beds and composting material.
 


Each kit includes
Seeds: Speckled lettuce, Rainbow Swiss Chard, Tom Thumb Lettuce, Endive and Arugula
20 coconut Coir Pellets
Plant Markers

 
Calcium is a component of plant cell walls, and it's needed for enzyme formation and nitrate uptake. Organic calcium can also be used to help neutralize excessively acidic soils, which is especially important when you're growing green, leafy vegetables like lettuce and spinach, or cruciferous vegetables like cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, and kale.
Each kit includes
Seeds: Butterfly Weed, Plains Coreopsis, Echinacea Purpurea, Marigold and Lacy Phacelia
20 coconut Coir Pellets
Plant Markers
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If you have additional questions please feel free to ask. 

 

Happy Planting,

 

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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,

 

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SPRING STARTER EXTRAVAGANZA Posted on 29 Mar 19:15 , 1 comment

It's officially SPRING and we're excited to help you grow a fabulous garden!

To help you get started we have a few amazing deals this week.

First is our 99 CENT SEED PACK COLLECTION.  You'll find regular every-day deals as well as limited-time offers on our 99 Cent Seed Packs page.

Don't miss out on these Yellow Pear Tomatoes

*SALE on starter kits thru April 5th*

STARTER KITS

 

BUTTERFLY GARDEN STARTER KITS

Each kit includes:

-Seeds: Butterfly Weed, Plains Coreopsis, Echinacea Purpurea, Marigold and Lacy Phacelia

-20 coconut Coir Pellets

-Plant Markers

-Sowing and Growing Tips included

 

EASY GARDEN STARTER KIT

Each stater kit includes:

-SEEDS

-12 Coconut Coir Pellets

-Plant Markers

-TOOLS: CULTIVATOR IS 9" LONG --- SPADE IS 10" LONG

WOOD HANDLES & A HANDY LEATHER LOOP TO HANG ON PEGBOARD HOOK

-Basic planting instructions with detailed instructions available on our GROWING TIPS & VIDEOS page

 

 

SALAD GARDEN STARTER KIT

Each kit includes

-Seeds: Speckled lettuce, Rainbow Swiss Chard, Tom Thumb Lettuce, Endive and Arugula

-20 coconut Coir Pellets

-Plant Markers

-Sowing and Growing Tips included

 

SEED PACK COMBOS

"IN THE KITCHEN" HERB GARDEN COMBO

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

 

POULTRY GARDEN COMBO PACK

We're raising chickens here at Mary's Heirloom Seeds and growing extras for our birds.  Supplementing fresh, homegrown veggies and grains for our chickens is not only super healthy but it can also save a bunch on your feed bill!

This Combo pack includes:

2 ounces of Reid's Yellow Corn - Perfect for cracked or whole corn.  An excellent storage corn that produces loads of high protein kernels.  The staple of any scratch recipe. 

2 ounces of German Golden Millet - Easily cut and hung up in the garage for later use.  We tie these sprays of millet together, hang in the barn and throw the entire spray to the the chickens when we need it.  No need to thresh, and the chickens love it.

2 packs of Fordhook Giant Swiss Chard - huge chard perfect for poultry greens, which are absolutely vital to good growth, egg production, chick development and health.

2 packs of Connecticut Field Pumpkin

3 packs of Black Oil Sunflower - Large Sunflowers produces lots of seeds. High in oil, this seed is very beneficial to birds in every season.

*Includes Free Shipping on this pack*

 

SALSA GARDEN COMBO PACK

Includes One packet of each:
   -Brandywine Tomato
   -Jalapeno Pepper
   -Ancho Poblano Pepper
   -Red Burgundy Onion
   -Cilantro

 

Make wonderful homemade Pizza fresh from the garden!
 One packet of each.  Includes:
   -Thessaloniki Tomato
   -Cal Wonder Bell Pepper
   -Oregano
   -Basil
Option 1: Seeds only
Option 2: Starter Kit
Starter kit Includes 16 starter pellets, plant markers and 2 garden tools

 

 

BASIC STARTER KIT

You choose the seed combination using the drop down menu.

Each starter kit includes:

-SEEDS

-8 Coconut Coir Pellets

-Re-Usable seed starter container

-Basic planting instructions with detailed instructions available on our GROWING TIPS & VIDEOS page

 

BEGINNER STARTER PACK #2

Includes SEEDS from Mary's Garden Pack.  Over the years I've tried new varieties in my garden.  This seed combo pack includes many of my favorites!
Includes One packet of each:
-Amana's Orange Tomato                
-German Giant Radish
-Anaheim Pepper                               -Detroit Dark Red Beet
-Jalapeno Pepper                               -Tom Thumb Lettuce
-Blue Lake Bush Bean                       -Purple-Top Whiteglobe Turnip
-5-Color Silverbeet Swiss Chard       -National Pickling Cucumber   

Companion Seeds: Borage, Nasturtium, Marigold Basil

Choose from 50 or 100 coconut coir pellets

10 plant markers

2 ounces Organic Neem Oil

1 pound Mary's Organic Plant Food

1 pound Azomite

2 GARDEN TOOLS:

CULTIVATOR IS 9" LONG --- SPADE IS 10" LONG

WOOD HANDLES & A HANDY LEATHER LOOP TO HANG ON PEGBOARD HOOK

 

ARE YOU READY FOR SPRING PLANTING??  WE'RE HERE TO HELP!


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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,

 

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