Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Tuesdays with a Twist #290

With Fall here, it's getting a bit cooler.  I'm thrilled to have a bit of relief from the heat.  The garden is still producing!


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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Tuesdays with a Twist #289

With Fall here, it's getting a bit cooler.  I'm thrilled to have a bit of relief from the heat.  The garden is still producing!


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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Tuesdays with a Twist #288 LINKUP

With Fall here, it's getting a bit cooler.  I'm thrilled to have a bit of relief from the heat.  The garden is still producing!


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Monday, October 29, 2018

Mary's Heirloom Seeds Affiliate Program

Hello and welcome back to Back to the Basics!

I'm excited to announce that Mary's Heirloom Seeds now offers an affiliate program for bloggers & vloggers.  This program is not available to just anyone but some of my readers will definitely qualify.

https://www.marysheirloomseeds.com/


If you're interested, please send an email to mary@marysheirloomseeds.com with the subject "Affiliate Request."  Please include a link to your blog, youtube channel (if you have one) and social media.  Including this info in your first email will help speed up the approval process.

Mary's Heirloom Seeds is offering 10% commissions on affiliate links.  There are also monthly specials for affiliate promos.

The 99 Cent Seed Pack collection is a great place for people to start if they're looking to grow a productive garden without spending a small fortune.

Glass Gem Corn has been a huge hit this year!

If you have questions, please email Mary.  This is a great opportunity!

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Tuesdays with a Twist #287 LINKUP

With Fall here, it's getting a bit cooler.  I'm thrilled to have a bit of relief from the heat.  The garden is still producing!


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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Tuesdays with a Twist #286 is LIVE!

With Fall here, it's getting a bit cooler.  I'm thrilled to have a bit of relief from the heat.  The garden is still producing!


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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Tuesdays with a Twist #285 LINKUP

With Fall here, it's getting a bit cooler.  I'm thrilled to have a bit of relief from the heat.  The garden is still producing!


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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Garden Starter Kits GIVEAWAY

We LOVE Giveaways!!!!
This is a "Just Because" giveaway sponsored by 
 Mary's Heirloom Seeds
Are you ready???

  This is a super simple giveaway with multiple winners!  This Giveaway will run from Wednesday, October 3rd thru Saturday, October 6th at midnight and is open to residents of the US and Canada
We will pick SIX Lucky Winners on Sunday, October 7th




We put together a few mini-starter kits just for this giveaway.  Heirloom Seeds and Coconut coir pellets are available on our website.  Each Winner will also receive a Butterfly garden Seed pack along with their mini starter kit.
Each Starter kit includes a pack of heirloom seeds, 8 coconut coir pellets, instructions and a germination container








ABOUT US

From Mary,
Mary's Heirloom Seeds is a "mom and pop" small business created out of a desire to help people become more sustainable and self-sufficient. Our customers know that we are a simple phone call or email away
We currently offer over 600 varieties of Heirloom, open-pollinated, non-gmo & non-hybrid garden Seeds.  Mary has signed the Safe Seed Pledge AND the Declaration of Seed Freedom.

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Giveaway is open to all Residents of the US and Canada.
Giveaway opens 10/03/2018 and ends Saturday, October 6th at Midnight.
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Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Tuesdays with a Twist #284 is LIVE!

It's been hot but it looks like it might be cooling down soon.  The garden is GROWING delicious veggies and we're harvesting almost every day.

JoJo is the official inspector around here!


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Thursday, September 27, 2018

NEW ARRIVALS for 2019 at Mary's Heirloom Seeds


 
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September 27, 2018
As promised, we are announcing several of our
New Arrivals for 2019!

This puts us well over 600 Heirloom seed varieties now available at Mary's Heirloom Seeds.
Wooray!

We'll have more to announce next week.  Enjoy!
 
NEW ARRIVALS for 2019
(part 1)

  From Mary's Blog
We are so excited to announce our first "batch" of New Arrivals for 2019.  All of these varieties should be available to ship after October 1st.  Enjoy!


 
100 days. The Dickinson Pumpkin has a long and famous history.  This is one of the varieties that Libbey's uses in its pumpkin pie filling. 
A medium to large tan squash, weighing from 10-40 pounds.  Nearly round to elongated fruits, 18 inches long by 14 inch diameter.
This is an excellent variety for canning and pumpkin pie filling.
 
 
   
110 days. Boone County White corn dates back to 1874 from a mane named James Riley in Boone County, Indiana.
There are many reason to love this heirloom corn variety:
It is a very heavy producer of huge ears that measure 9-11" in length. 9-11' stalks. Uniform ears have 18-22 rows.
 
 
   
110 days.  Hickory King White Corn can grow up to 12 feet tall and produces 8-9" long ears. Huge white kernels not seen in modern corn.  An Appalasian staple, dating back to the 1800s.
Excellent for roasting, grits, cornmeal, and cornuts. Hickory king has a very high leafy green matter which makes it perfect for silage. Tight husks which help keep out corn worms.
 
 
   
45-50 days. White Egg turnip is fast growing variety, producing Medium-green 17 inch tops.  Good bunching variety.
White egg turnip is a long time favorite in the South where it is know for its reliability and fine flavor.
 
 
 
 85 days. Cubanelle Pepper is a variety of sweet pepper commonly used in Cuban, Puerto Rican, and Dominican cuisine. Famous for delicious fried or stuffed peppers.
Sweet frying pepper, 4.5-6 inches long x 2-2.5 inches in diameter, 3 lobes, tapers to a blunt end, slightly irregular and roughened, medium-thick waxy flesh, yellow-green to red, distinct flavor.
 
 
40-60 days.   A hardy Japanese non-heading type mustard that is extremely vigorous and cold tolerant.
Mizuna grows in bunches and has long stems growing from a central stalk. The dark green leaves have deeply serrated edges and have a fringed appearance. The thin, white stems are firm and offer a crunchy texture. Mizuna is harvested at both the baby lettuce and mature stages, with the younger leaves being more tender and milder.


55-60 day. A burpless slicing type that has been popular for over 80 years!
Fruits are medium-dark green, 7-12 inches in length, and quite plump and smooth. Excels as a slicer, because each fruit yields so many slices of uniform diameter.
Tendergreen Burpless can also be used for pickling if picked early
 
 
 
20-50 days.  Contains: Arugula, Red Russian Kale, Greenwave, Tatsoi, and Mizuna Mustard, and Paris Island Cos Lettuce.
Start harvesting your greens when they're 4- to 6-inches long. This can be as soon as 2 weeks after planting!
 
 
 
80 days. Indeterminate. A heirloom variety from Russia. These compact plants bear plenty of wonderfully rich, mahogany-brown tomatoes that average about 4 ounces.
Grows in full sun and are cool-tolerant.  The is a great greenhouse variety.
 
 
 
 
70-80 days. (Indeterminate) A Kentucky Heirloom grown by Lettie Cantrell since the 1940s.  The original seeds were given to Lettie from a soldier returning home from Germany during World War II.
Large, meaty fruit are about 1 lb. and are wonderful for fresh eating, slicing, or canning.
 
 
 
 
80 days.  (Indeterminate) Bulgarian heirloom tomato
The word druzba means "friendship" in Bulgarian and Druzba is a very friendly tomato. Not too large, half pound to a pound, the fruit is born in clusters of 3 to 5.  Flavor is outstanding, with just the right combination of sweetness and tartness.
 
 
 
 
 80-90 days.  Indeterminate.  One of the most popular heirloom tomatoes! 
A favorite of many gardeners; large fruit with superb flavor. A great potato-leafed variety from 1885! Beautiful pink fruit up to 1-1/2 lbs. each!  
 
 
 
 
60 days. (Determinate) One of our Earliest producing heirloom tomatoes!
Sets fruit at 24" tall and keeps producing all season long. Great for the small garden or containers. Potato-leaf foliage.
Very cold-tolerant and may survive a light frost. Potato leaf foliage.
 
 
 
 
60-70 days. (Semi-determinate) Moskvich is a high quality, early season, Russian  Heirloom.
   
Fruits are round to slightly flattened with deep red color and luscious, rich flavor. Great eaten fresh or processed. Highly resistant to cracking, making it a great pick for the greenhouse. Like most Russian varieties, it can stand up to cool conditions.
 
 
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Also spelled Louffa, Louffah and Loffah 
Heirloom from 1888.  The fruit grows about 2', and the vine is very ornamental, producing clusters of yellow blossoms, in pleasing contrast with the silvery-shaded, dark green foliage.  
  
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Happy Planting,

Mary's Heirloom Seeds, P. O. Box 3763, Ramona, CA 92065