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Attracting Pollinators to your Garden

Wildflowers

Posted: November 4, 2014

Planting Wildflowers in the Fall Wildflowers are one of the garden’s greatest treasures.  They provide for bees and insects of all varieties.  They burst with color and life.  In addition they attract beneficial insects to the garden that help protect … Continue reading

Attracting Pollinators to your Garden

Wild Flower Seed Bombs!

Posted: October 17, 2014

Our pollinators are suffering, and without pollinators our food system would collapse. The good news is that we can help them! By planting a wildflower garden, however large or small, we can give our pollinators some much needed healthy and … Continue reading

Garlic Fest 2014 - German Red Rocombole Hardneck

Garlic Fest, Sept 27 2014

Posted: September 17, 2014

Join Sow True Seed for our inaugural Garlic Fest – learn all you need to know about planting, caring, harvesting and storing your garlic. We’ll have workshops starting on the hour every hour from 10am to 4pm on Saturday 27th September, … Continue reading

Eating, Saving and Celebrating Tomatoes

Posted: August 27, 2014

This is my favorite time of year to eat! I amble out into the garden in the morning before the heat of the day and pick what we’ll have for dinner.  The ingredients for a mid-summer dinner in this year’s … Continue reading

Hairy Vetch climbing up Rye for awesome cover crop

Don’t Garden Naked! Cover Crop!

Posted: July 23, 2014

Discussions of building soil and soil health always come around to cover cropping. Cover cropping is a fantastic and underutilized tool in the home garden. As you begin to harvest spring beets or your broccoli you’ll see that there are … Continue reading

Carol Koury speaks of honesty, truth and garlic in Real Value documentary

Honesty, Trust and Garlic

Posted: July 15, 2014

Here is a short clip from a documentary on businesses with Real Value in WNC. Carol Koury, owner and founder of Sow True Seed, talks about honesty, trust and garlic! Support local and honest, and GROW SOME GARLIC!

Volunteers in the Giving Garden.

Haywood County Public Library’s Giving Garden

Posted: July 9, 2014

Sow True Seed donated seed boxes to over 80 community orientated organizations this year. Here’s a little spotlight on one of those great gardens, doing fantastic work in their community. Growing Together as a Community, for the Community by Mannie … Continue reading

Garden Pests - The Mexican Bean Beetle

Garden Insects, Bugs and Pests! [Part II]

Posted: June 23, 2014

Last week we talked about Cabbage Lopers, Cabbage Moths and Flea Beetles and how to control them organically. This week we have a few more pesky pests to combat in the garden! Mexican Bean Beetles If you haven’t met Mexican … Continue reading

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