Spring in the Mailbox

The ground may be frozen and snowy, but spring arrived in my mailbox yesterday.


Given my gardening history, I may have been just a little optimistic when ordering seeds – 32 varieties!?A typical spring involves me starting seeds, killing the seedlings at some point, and then going out to buy plants.

I am convinced that this is the year I get it right. I’ve got the heirloom non-gmo seeds. I’ve got my plan – what to start indoors and when. I’ve got a new plan for the garden – a hugelkultur – featured in this month’s Back Home Magazine. More on that to come on that when the ground thaws.

Whether my seeds are successful or not, ?seeds = spring, and in Maine, spring = hope!


I purchased my heirloom seeds from MyPatriotSupply.com?in Indiana. They are not organic, but the price was really good for heirloom seeds. Does anyone have experience with this company’s seeds?

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One Response to Spring in the Mailbox

  1. I’ve just googled hugelkultur and found it to be very interesting. We already have lots of debris at the back of our lot and that would be a good way to use it. Right now we pile it up for the wildlife … have bunnies, chipmunks, did have a groundhog and I’m sure lots of other critters burrow in and around it

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