The flowers and vegetables that your grandparents grew! Heirloom garden seeds have been passed from generation to generation, some for hundreds of years, and are untouched by chemical or genetic modification. Perfect for seed saving – they breed true – they yield classic, best-loved flowers and tastiest vegetables of the sort you won’t find in the supermarket. Many are condition-specific, disease resistant, and gourmet favorites. Start a family tradition.
Ask questions and share information here on our heirloom blog or over at our Seed Starting Forum. They’re both great places to ensure that your flowers, herbs and vegetables get off to a healthy start.
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