by Sam Doll Everybody is fermenting! From deliciously tart Kombucha to mouthwatering sourdough, home-fermented foods are the foodie trend du jour. Fermentation projects can be intimidating though. Many require multiple steps, special equipment, and difficult to find ingredients. Ready for a step up? Check out our guide to making your own Kombucha at home! So […]
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by Sandy Swegel Everything’s greening up in your garden and there are so many interesting baby plants. Can you recognize what’s a friend or a foe? Here are some clues to help you identify little seedlings that are coming up in my garden right now! I’m a weed, but I’m a nutritious and […]
By Engrid Winslow Yes, it is still very cold and very dark but nothing fills the heart in the dead of winter than planning for spring. What should you be doing now that will keep those spirits up? Plan your vegetable and herb garden! 1. First of all, take a look at those vegetable and […]
From the Kitchen of Engrid Winslow Maybe you have figured out by now that I have a long-standing love affair with all things Italian? No, well then, here I am giving you a trio of Italian soups. The first one hails from Emelia Romagna and the next is from Umbria followed by a traditional Tuscan […]
by Heather Stone Cold and flu season is upon us and there are a host of great herbs that can help prevent us from catching a nasty bug or can help ease the symptoms if we do fall ill. Elderberries are one of them. Elderberries are an immune stimulant. They have long been used in the early […]
by Heather Stone It brings great pleasure to see more birds and butterflies about the garden and we as gardeners can do a lot to attract and protect the birds and butterflies that visit our garden. These critters simply need a safe place to live and healthy food to eat. Butterflies For butterflies, providing food […]
by Engrid Winslow A Queen Bee begins her life in a vaguely peanut-shaped cell that is larger than the one a worker bee or drone comes to life in. It takes three days for the egg to hatch and no matter what type of bee is being raised, it will be fed royal jelly […]
by Sam Doll There are so many reasons to enjoy the month of October, but one of the truly special traditions is carving spooky jack-o-lanterns for Halloween! While making funny faces and creative carvings can be a blast, I get most excited for turning the slimy guts of the pumpkins into crispy, salty, roasted pumpkin […]
by BBB Seed Each fall, about this time in October, millions of Monarch butterflies begin the journey to their overwintering sites in Mexico and California. In the spring, the Monarch butterflies will then return to their breeding areas across America and as far as Eastern Canada. Four generations of monarch butterflies will be born […]
by Engrid Winslow This part 2 of a series on what happens in beehives, what beekeepers do to manage their beehives and how you can also help to sustain honeybees and other pollinators. Winter in a hive of honey bees is tough. Honey bees are the only bees who overwinter as a colony (more about the […]
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BBB SEED SPECIALIZES in the distribution of Wildflower Seeds and Heirloom Vegetable Seeds, Native Grasses, Grass Mixes, Turf Grasses, Grass and Wildflower Mixes, Regional Wildflower Seed Mixes, and Special-Use Wildflower Mixes including our line of 4 great Pollinator Mixes. In addition, we produce a variety of fun products including Natural Handcrafted Soaps, Gift Baskets, and More! And one of our new favorite products is our line of Bloomin’ Tins, with a customizable label, filled with wildflower seeds for that perfect way to remember a special day!