WesternGardener, contributor | March 4th, 20143 comments
The Potato Garden catalog is more than a no-frills listing of the dozens of potatoes gardeners can add to their spring gardens. The catalog gives simple, step-by-step instructions that make it easy for beginners to get started.
WesternGardener, contributor | February 11th, 20141 comment
An heirloom tomato that’s a hybrid! Ornamental Chard! The world’s biggest beefsteak! These are just a few of the new ideas tempting vegetable gardeners this season. And don’t forget the skinniest apple trees you’ve ever seen.
WesternGardener, contributor | February 2nd, 20135 comments
If you've ever run into problems growing vegetables in your garden, imagine the challenges of gardening at 8,120 feet high. Special circumstances like these call for special high-altitude seed grown by hardy gardeners.
WesternGardener, contributor | January 19th, 20132 comments
At the beginning of last season, Harris Seeds invited garden writers to trial new vegetable varieties in their gardens in exchange for their candid feedback at the end of the season. The company used the positive evaluations to select some of the vegetable introductions for this year’s gardening catalog.
Stark Bro’s Nurseries & Orchards continues a long tradition of helping home gardeners grow fruit, nuts, berries and ornamental plants. Every catalog displays its tagline prominently: “A Growing Legacy Since 1816."
WesternGardener, contributor | January 13th, 20116 comments
The 2011 seed catalog celebrates the 200th anniversary of Comstock, Ferre & Co., the oldest seed company in New England. The catalog features beautiful old photos and illustrations from the company’s antique seed packets.