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Garlic Harvest Photo Contest

Posted: July 9, 2015

In celebration of WNC Garlic Fest 2015, Sow True Seed is running a Garlic Harvest Photo Contest. It’s super easy to enter and three randomly selected winners will receive 1lb of seed garlic of their choice!  All you have to … Continue reading


How to Grow Turmeric


Growing Turmeric Once you have a fresh rhizome or root, all you need to do is plant it. A large root will have several branches or fingers to it. You can cut these apart and start more than one plant … Continue reading

Nancy Hall Sweet Potato an old heirloom

1908 Seed Catalog

Posted: July 3, 2015

Here is a complete digital version of a 1908 Seed Catalog. It’s full of some awesome varieties, many that I’ve never heard of and some that you’ll recognize and love today!

Ginger Transplants available at Sow True Seed

How to Grow Ginger

Posted: July 2, 2015

How much space? Growing ginger doesn’t take up much room at all. Every rhizome you plant will first only grow a few leaves, in the one spot. Over time it will become a dense clump and very slowly get bigger, … Continue reading

Hyssop Herb for Tea Infusion

The Best Homegrown Herbs for Tea Infusions

Posted: June 10, 2015

Making your own herbal infusions is so easy, so economical and so beautiful in the garden, that I don’t understand why everyone doesn’t have a small herbal tea garden. You can make iced teas with the fresh herbs in the … Continue reading

Calendula Seed Packet Art by Amy Reber

Seed Artist Profile: Amy Reber: Calendula

Posted: May 27, 2015

In 2015 Sow True Seed decided to design beautiful artwork for 160 of our seed varieties. We reached out to the gardening community for help with the artwork and were humbled by the awesome response. Seed is beautiful! Over the … Continue reading

Edible Squash Flowers

Top Five Edible Flowers

Posted: May 26, 2015

Edible flowers are the best! They look good, they keep the pollinators happy AND you can eat them. Check out this selection of edible flowers to get you started: Nasturtium Both the flowers and leaves are edible with a peppery … Continue reading

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