The Story of Seed

  • Seed Starting Tips for Tomatoes, Peppers and Eggplants

    Tips for starting seeds: Tomatoes, Peppers and Eggplant It can be hard to think summer garden foods in February but NOW is the time that many gardeners at least start thinking about planting these crops. Tomatoes, peppers and eggplants all need to be started about 6-8 weeks before they are planted outside after the last frost date in your region. For most gardeners that date will fall between April and June. To start your seeds I recommend using a heat mat set at 75-80 F to accelerate germination. Heat mats usually cost around $30 and do wonders to get heat loving seeds... read more »

  • Fall Seed Saving in photos

    Here is our old friend Calypso or Orca bean. Each time I grow these again I am stunned but their beauty! Read more »

  • Farm Newsletter 12/5/17

    Check out what is new on the farm and in the life of your local seed farmer. Use the discount code 'seedsale2018' for 15% off retail purchases! Read more »

  • Spring at Redwood Seeds

    This spring our popuilation grew: new baby boy, baby goats and thousands of seedlings awaiting transplant. To read full article click here.  read more »

  • Seed Saving 102: Save Seed From Brassica Crops

    Read here to learn about seed saving techniques for cool season brassica crops including cabbage, broccoli and kale. Read more »