Monthly Archives: January 2013

All about… Catnip

Catnip – Herb Seeds • Perennial. • Contains approximately 850 Catnip Herb Seeds. • Germination: 7-10 days at 65-75 F. Plant 1/8″ deep. Separation 12-18″. Days to Maturity: 75-80 days. Harvest when blooms. Prefers average, well drained soil. Catnip is … Continue reading

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All about… Caraway

Caraway – Herb Seeds Biennial. 70 days. Contains approximately 350 Caraway Herb Seeds. Germination: 12-21 days at 70 degrees F. Plant seeds 1/4″ deep. Caraway is a biennial plant with feather-like leaves and fruits (commonly referred to as caraway seeds) that … Continue reading

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All about… Dark Opal Basil

Basil, Dark Opal Herb Seeds • Annual. • Contains approximately 375 Basil, Dark Opal Herb Seeds. • Germination: 12-18 days at 70 F. Leave uncovered and keep soil moderately moist. Dark Opal Basil is a variety of basil with purple, … Continue reading

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All about… Slow-Bolt Arugula

Arugula, Slow Bolt – Herb Seeds • 43 days. • Contains approximately 750 Arugula Herb Seeds. • Germination: 5-7 days at 40-60 F. Soak seeds in warm water for 6-8 hours. Plant seeds very shallow and keep moist. A member … Continue reading

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All about… Anise

Anise – Herb Seeds • Annual. • 75 days. • Contains approximately 220 Anise Herb Seeds. • Germination: 14 days at 70 degrees. Plant in well-prepared soil. Anise, a flowering annual originating in Asia and the Mediterranean, is often used … Continue reading

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All about… Henderson Bush, Lima Bean

Henderson Bush, Lima Bean • 67 days. • Bush growth habit • Package contains approximately 65 Henderson Bush Lima Bean Seeds. • Germination: 5 to 8 days at 70 to 85 F. Plant seeds 1 to 1 1/2 inches deep … Continue reading

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January 2013 Newsletter

Garden Planning It can be pretty difficult to think about this year’s garden when the ground is frozen outside. But right now is actually a great time to get started planning your garden and making important decisions about what to … Continue reading

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All about Our Seeds!

We have been adding posts all about the different seeds we offer at Hometown Seeds. This information will also be updated on our site. We hope you enjoy learning more about the wonderful seeds we have available!

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All about… Daikon Radish

Radish, Daikon Organic Sprouting Seeds • Soak seeds for 8 hours and rinse. Place in warm area out of direct sunlight. Rinse 3-4 times a day. Sprouts ready in 2 days. Store in sealed bag in refrigerator 1 week maximum. … Continue reading

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All about… Broad Windsor Pole Fava Bean

Broad Windsor Pole, Fava Bean Seeds • 120 to 150 days. • Climbing habit • Package contains approximately 18 Broad Windsor Pole, Fava Bean Seeds. • Germination: 6 to 10 days at 70 to 85 F. Plant seeds 1 to … Continue reading

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