Now you might think that because we are a company that SELLS seed, we wouldn’t be talking to you about saving seed for free. But we love seeds! And in a world in which only a few massive corporations own the rights to most of the seeds that are sold, we think the more people […]
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by Sandy Swegel I had the good fortune to go backstage, so to speak, at a CSA farm this week. Lara’s farm is amazingly small. On just over an acre she almost single-handedly feeds 35 families. She has an unheated greenhouse and a rototiller, but otherwise, that’s as high-tech as she goes. Trying to fathom […]
This loose leaf lettuce variety is quick to mature producing bright green, frilly leaves that are sweet and tender. Plant the seed in the cool seasons for the sweetest flavor. This variety is slow to bolt, and because it matures quickly it can be grown later in the spring than most lettuces.
by Sandy Swegel My happy group of gardening buddies first got to know each other because of our great avarice for more seeds. We had all joined a local gardening email list so we could talk more about plants and gardening, but the more we talked with each other, the more seeds and plants we […]
by Sandy Swegel It’s Time. Even here in snowy Colorado, it’s time. Even if some weird polar vortex has kept you housebound and you’ve lost track of what day it is…it’s time. Time to start our perennial seeds. Spring really is on its way. One of the interesting aspects of a culturally liberal place like […]
by Sandy Swegel Yes, most of the country has been caught up in a polar vortex. Snow and ice are on the ground and you, the gardener, are stuck with nothing to garden. There are still two flower seeds that you can put out now! Poppies and Calendula. A friend who has gardened “naturally” for sixty […]
I remember when I first started gardening. As I recall, I went to the hardware store and bought three packets of seeds which I planted that afternoon. I’m not sure how I followed my lust for seeds until today when my saved and leftover seeds now require two shoe boxes….and that’s after I gave away many many seeds. […]
by Sandy Swegel Now that we’re at the peak of summer, you’ll start to notice that your garden is likely to have more seeds than it has flowers. The heat and long days of summer have stimulated seed formation in most plants and this is a good thing. Don’t just deadhead the seeds and compost […]
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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, Greeting Cards 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!