Category Archives: Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds

The Expat Starter Garden

A dear friend is moving south of the border to live on the shores of Lake Chapala, said to have the second best climate on earth, behind only Atenas, Costa Rica.  She wants to start a small garden there and … Continue reading

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Countdown to Garden 2016

Even before presents are unwrapped, the countdown is on with less than a month to go before indoor starts of cabbage, leeks and rosemary get going in the first part of January with peppers (hot and bell) just behind. So … Continue reading

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Favorite Things

One of my favorite gifts to give the bookworms on my holiday shopping list this year are these wonderful little bookmarks from GreenMarker. There are 75 blades in each pack so I might have enough to do my whole spring … Continue reading

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Glass Gem Corn

It’s not often that a packet of seeds is so exciting that I cannot wait until spring to open the flap and take a peek inside.  Glass Gem corn is a clear exception! The Glass Gem heirloom corn variety hit … Continue reading

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