Monthly Archives: July 2013

All about… Oakleaf Lettuce

Lettuce leaves can be found in various shapes, sizes, and colors. Combining different kinds of lettuce together can create an attractive and unique salad. so it’s a good idea to grow a range of lettuce types. Oakleaf lettuce is a … Continue reading

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Giveaway! Enter to win a Survival Seed Bank!

A new giveaway has started! A lucky winner will win 24,000 FREE SEEDS with the value of $150! The promotion will end August 9, 2013 at 12 am. A winner will be chosen at RANDOM on Saturday, August 10th, and will be contacted … Continue reading

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Growing Carrots

Carrots are a great and fairly easy-to-grow vegetable. When grown under the proper conditions, carrots really don’t take much effort. But there are, of course, certain problems or questions that gardeners can run into when growing carrot plants. One common … Continue reading

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All about… Sunny Boy Hybrid Tomato

Sunny Boy Hybrid is pretty much the sunniest, brightest tomato you will find! It also happens to taste great, too. Its cheerful color and sweet flavor definitely make it worth a try. Sunny Boy Hybrid tomatoes are great for slicing. … Continue reading

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A Refreshing Recipe for July: Summer Fruit Salad

Summer Fruit Salad 2/3 C. orange juice (or pineapple juice) 1/3 C. lemon juice 1/3 C. brown sugar 1 1/2 C. pineapple chunks 1 1/2 C. strawberries, sliced 2 bananas, sliced 1 apple, cut into chunks 2 kiwis, sliced 1 … Continue reading

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Support for Fruit and Vegetable Plants

Certain types of fruit and vegetable plants tend to keep growing and growing. Many of these sprawling plants can benefit from a good support. Tomatoes, melons, beans, cucumbers, squash, and peas are examples of plants that can be grown vertically. This allows the plant to grow up … Continue reading

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And the winner is…

Congrats to Krista W. who won our first giveaway! Krista, you have 48 hours to email me at jennifer@hometownseeds.com to claim your prize. To everyone who did not win today, do not be discouraged! We plan on having a giveaway … Continue reading

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Typing Plants to Supports

When tying a plant to a support like a cage or trellis, what is the best way to do this without damaging the plant? It is important that you use the proper material and method when tying plant vines. Otherwise, … Continue reading

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All about… Fastbreak Hybrid Cantaloupe

Fastbreak Hybrid Cantaloupe is a great option for those who don’t want to wait a long time for delicious cantaloupe! Even though this is an early cantaloupe (only 65 days to maturity), it does not sacrifice flavor for earliness. Fastbreak … Continue reading

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All about… Goliath Tomato

Goliath hybrid tomatoes are an early variety, showing up sooner than many other tomatoes in the garden. This indeterminate tomato plant produces large yields of big tomatoes that can weigh around a pound each! These are a wonderful choice and … Continue reading

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