Our 2022 garden: Mary’s Heirloom Seeds – they’re finally here!

After spending a strangely long time in Illinois, our seed order from Mary's Heirloom Seeds arrived today! Yes!!! I now have the maize morado corn I thought I was getting from Baker Creek, based on the description and video they had at the time. Their name for the corn even changed at some point. It … Continue reading Our 2022 garden: Mary’s Heirloom Seeds – they’re finally here!

Our 2022 garden: Baker Creek seed order is in!

Another seed order is in! You can read about what we ordered from Baker Creek, and why, here. The free seeds we got this time are an interesting addition! I was looking at them on the website, and had heard from people in local gardening groups that successfully grew them this past year. I decided … Continue reading Our 2022 garden: Baker Creek seed order is in!

Our 2022 garden: Heritage Seeds, second order in!

Brrrrr!!! We dropped from 0C/32F yesterday, to -16C/3F today - with a wind chill of -27C/-16F! I did NOT want to do a dump run today, that's for sure, but we weren't able to get it done on Saturday, since that's when my awesome brother came over to mount our Starlink dish on the roof. … Continue reading Our 2022 garden: Heritage Seeds, second order in!

Our 2022 garden: Heritage Harvest seed order is in!

Among the packages we got in the mail today was our seed order from Heritage Harvest! I felt like a kid in a candy store, opening this up, even though I knew exactly what's in there! Or not! I didn't remember ordering two types of tomato. I double checked my order, and the shipping notification … Continue reading Our 2022 garden: Heritage Harvest seed order is in!

Our 2022 garden seed order: Heritage Harvest Seed

I was really excited to find Heritage Harvest Seed. First because it is a company from Fisher Branch, Manitoba. They are even further north than we are. Which means we can be confident that anything we order from them will grow here! Also, they specialize in rare and endangered seeds. I love going through the … Continue reading Our 2022 garden seed order: Heritage Harvest Seed

Our 2022 garden seed order placed: Mary’s Heirloom Seeds

Last year, we grew the Montana Morado corn, from Baker Creek, which I thought was maize morado, or Kulli, from Peru. They turned out to be a US hybrid. There was certainly nothing to object to about the corn itself, but once I learned about maize morado, I just got it in me that I … Continue reading Our 2022 garden seed order placed: Mary’s Heirloom Seeds

Our 2022 garden seed order placed: Baker Creek

I may not have made my shopping trip to the city today, but that didn't stop me from shopping! I have already placed my first seed order for next year's garden from Vesey's. That order is in, including a correction. We've got a monthly seed budget right now, so we will continue to place orders … Continue reading Our 2022 garden seed order placed: Baker Creek