Seeds Blog

Seed Catalogs!

Dec 8, '202 comments

That wonderful time of year is coming where we all dive into our seed catalogs, dreaming of the following year’s garden. For new gardeners, seed catalogs can be overwhelming and exciting, and for seasoned gardeners and farmers, they are an important tool for planning the coming year. Seed catalogs have...

A Guide to Soil Health

Nov 6, '202 comments

The best way to understand your soil health, and diagnose plant deficiencies, is to have your soil tested by a professional who can provide you with comprehensive results. In Pennsylvania, the Penn State Soils Lab is a common choice for soil testing. You can find a Penn State Soil Test...

Applying Lime to Your Lawn

Oct 1, '20

Lawn care is usually something people either love or hate. Traditionally, we think of mowing, preventing weeds, and possibly fertilizing when caring for our lawn, but what about adding lime? Adding lime to your lawn is important because it is the easiest and most effective way to raise the pH...

What Kind of Grass Seed Should I Plant?

Sep 2, '206 comments

When you are trying to decide what kind of grass seed to grow there are a lot of factors to consider. Not only should you consider the area you are planting, but also what look and maintenance level you would prefer. There are a few main types of grass that...

Can I save seeds for next year?

Aug 26, '202 comments

  Can I save my seeds for next year? The short answer is “Of course!” but there are a few key things to keep in mind if you plan on saving seeds for the following year. To start, when you are buying seed make sure that everything you buy is...