Request Heirloom & Organic Seed Catalogs
When the growing season is over for the most part, That is usually the time I start to think about the garden for the next year. I start mulching leaves and the dead material from my annuals, getting the compost started for the winter. Then I start to receive seed catalogs from providers all over the country. I pile these catalogs in the bathroom or on the end table next to the couch and systematically start to go through them looking for new and unique seeds I can plant in my garden.
One of the things I found I had trouble with is finding companies who would send their catalogs to me in the mail so I had these books to look at. I did a little research and found a bunch of them. I thought I would take the time to share them with you. I think you will be happy with the selection of seeds you will have this year. Enjoy, and happy gardening.
Seed to Seed - Seed Saving and Growing Techniques for Vegetable Gardeners
When you find something that grows well in your garden, you will want to save seed so you can grow them again the next year. This book is a fantastic resource to saving and storing seeds from your favorite vegetables, fruits and flowers. Take a look at the first few pages on amazon to get a taste of the information inside the book.
Winter is a Great Time to Order Seeds - Take time to look through your catalogs
This is a nice little video about planning your garden ahead of time, figuring out what seeds you want and trying to find them.
Teach Them Early
The Sooner you can get them into gardening, the better. Hopefully they will fins growing plants to be a satisfying as you do.