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Showing posts from January, 2012

Seed Hunting

As we near the end of January I have a pretty good idea of where I will be getting my seeds and plants for the upcoming growing season. Previously I had written about a catalog or two in particular that I really tend to enjoy. As the winter wore on though I went a little overboard in my search for the oddities of the fruit/herb/veggie world. I reached out beyond my normal scope of The Seed Savers Exchange and I thought I would weigh in on what I found to be of interest.

For those of us who happen to be involved in heirloom seeds there are a few companies that have become a bit of a stand-by in regards to product and selection. One of those companies happens to be Baker Creek. They have a solid fan base and a devoted following. I know a number of people who have had great success with them. I am sad to say that for one reason or another this year they are having serious difficulty getting their catalog out to people. Over the course of three months I have requested three catalogs and …