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Sweet Potato Slip Selection At Sow True Seed

May is Sweet Potato Month!

Posted: May 14, 2015

I get so excited for sweet potato season. What better vegetable is there?! [Read: Surprising Sweet Potato Facts here]. The slips arrive in the last two weeks of May (or there abouts). Slips are basically sweet potato sprouts that, once planted … Continue reading

Nancy Hall Sweet Potato an old heirloom

An Heirloom Sweet Potato: The Nancy Hall


I take no part in the current craze that it has to be heirloom (i.e. old and open-pollinated) to be worth planting. There are many modern open-pollinated varieties that have been bred by highly conscious, skilled and sustainable seed enthusiasts. … Continue reading

Dandelion Flower as great pollinator!

Dandelion Pumpkin Seed Pesto Recipe

Posted: May 12, 2015

Weeds.  The bane of a gardener’s existence.  Well, many gardeners that is.  Not all “weeds” are bad though. What is a weed?  A plant whose virtues remain undiscovered. – Ralph Waldo Emerson If you go by Emerson, the dandelion (among … Continue reading

Sweet Potato Hummus Recipe

Sweet Potato Hummus Recipe

Posted: April 14, 2015

Sweet potato hummus…mmmmm…now doesn’t that sound wonderful? First things first, let’s talk about sweet potatoes. Other than being delicious, they are incredibly nutritious! This tuberous root is high in beta carotene (very high), vitamins A, C, E, K, folate, niacin, … Continue reading

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