The Home Garden Seed Association
(HGSA) is a member driven organization
of companies in the garden seed trade. Our goal is to assist our
membership in growing their businesses by promoting gardening from seed
as the easy, economical and rewarding way to garden. At our meetings and
Annual Conference and Summer Trials, we provide members with extensive variety
evaluations, networking, continuing education and roundtable discussions
about issues and concerns shared by member companies and affiliates.
This Month's Featured Article:
Growing Herbs from Seed
Every home with
a kitchen should have a kitchen herb garden. Why? Because using
fresh herbs from your garden, rather than dried herbs from a
jar, will liven up your meals and rejuvenate your palate. With
just a handful of exceptions (noted below), herbs are satisfying
garden plants that can be started from seed.
Now is the time to start planning your herb garden. Begin by
answering two questions:
your favorite culinary herbs? And
garden be in containers, or in the ground?
biennial herbs, such as basil, parsley, and cilantro, will
reward you with a good crop the same year you sow the seeds.
Perennial herbs may take a little longer. Container-grown
herbs offer the advantage of portability: when the weather gets
cold, you can move them inside to a sunny windowsill or sunroom
and continue to harvest. Read
Home Garden Seed Association (HGSA) | P.O. Box 93 |
Maxwell, CA 95955 | (530) 438-2126 |