What does it mean to purchase a certified organic seed from San Diego Seed Company? One of the main benefits is that your seeds will not be GMO, nor will they contain heavy levels of chemical pesticides. In fact, your organic seeds will have no pesticides at all. The process
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Organic seed Organic farms and practices are the backbone of our path to a heathier planet. It is obvious to most that the use of harsh petrochemicals and carcinogenic herbicides has lead our agriculture into a dark place. The march to industrialize agriculture has sucked the life from many
Heirloom Expo Have you ever dreamed of a place filled with heirloom produce? Like piled up to the ceiling? A place where people LOVE food? Not just any food but real food grown from heirloom seeds? The wait is over! Come join us at the National Heirloom Expo in
Plant Seeds Now for Winter Garden August in the garden in San Diego can be a misleading time. It is hot and sometimes muggy. The tomatoes are looking amazing. The melons are ripening. For most inexperienced gardeners, it’s a bit of a time warp. It feels as though summer will continue
SEED STARTING INSTRUCTIONS Planting your own vegetable garden by seed might sound like a difficult task but the age-old tradition is probably easier than you think. While in recent generations planting gardens by purchasing starts has become very popular, planting a garden by seeds gives you diversity you cannot
Summer Tips for Southern California Growers Growing in the summer can be hard. Some areas of Southern California can be unforgiving with heat and hot, dry winds. With the unusually hot days we have had lately, it is important that we focus on the things we can do to
Tips for growing in a container or patio garden If you are like most of us here in San Diego, you lack garden space. That means you have to grow in pots and containers. Well have not fear! We are here to help. Here are our top tips for
Why Buy Seeds Online? Buying seeds online with San Diego Seed Company has many advantages. Our online store offers many select and limited products that we cannot offer at retail locations. These products are limited in quantity and often special varieties. Buying seeds online with San Diego Seed Company
Why buy from San Diego Seed Company? Local As San Diego’s only urban seed house, we strive to offer seeds as local as possible. From the community of farmers and gardeners we buy seeds from, to the seeds we produce ourselves, you can feel good buying a local product. Ethical San
We are constantly asked the difference between heirloom, hybrid and GMO. It’s a great question to ask and one that can be a bit complicated. Here we have summed it up for you. Hybrid Seeds A hybrid vegetable is created when plant breeders intentionally cross-pollinate two different varieties of