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April 20, 2024
Uncommon Vegetable Seeds to Try in Your Backyard Garden

Everyone has their favorite gardening seed go-to's. At Pinetree Garden Seeds, we always try to keep things fresh by planting new types of seeds each year alongside our more popular...

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French Onion Dip Recipe

Looking for something interesting to do with all of those onions from your garden? This rich and flavorful dip is the perfect thing to whip up for a party or...

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The Ultimate Companion Planting Guide Part 2: Pollinators

As a home gardener, you already know that gardening positively promotes what you eat, how you spend your time and the way you interact with the landscape. But do you...

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The Ultimate Companion Planting Guide Part 1: Pest Prevention

It happens to the best of us. Hours spent planning, planting, and protecting your home garden and then ... a plethora of unwanted pests arrive. Aphids attack absolutely everything in...

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The Ultimate Garden Party: How to Share Your Season’s Bounty with Your Friends and Family

Dinner parties don’t have to be complicated! Sharing food with people we love is so simple and so powerful. In fact, a casual dinner party can be one of the...

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Too Much of a Good Thing? Four Fun, Guilt-Free Strategies to Get Through Harvest Season

As one of the few seed suppliers selling non-GMO, heirloom seeds in people-sized packets, we hear a lot about the seasonal struggles of home gardeners, and we sympathize. And over...

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Planting Power: Eight Great Benefits of Backyard Gardening

As one of the few seed sellers to offer non-GMO hybrid, organic and heirloom seeds in smaller quantities at affordable prices—often just a couple of dollars each—Pinetree Garden Seeds is...

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Bigger Harvests with Less Space: Make the Most of Your Garden Succession Planting

Perhaps because so many of Pinetree Garden Seeds customers are beginning or inexperienced home gardeners, our experts get asked a lot of questions about maximizing limited planting space. Whether you...

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One to Grow On: What to Plant in a Baby Food Garden

If you have a little one that will be weaning or adding solid foods soon, you know you want to feed them the safest, most nutritious and delicious foods possible....

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