Renee's Garden Seeds

by - February 04, 2018

The following Renee's Garden seed packets were free for me to sample. These are not affiliate links.

Renee's Garden Seeds

Renee's Garden Seeds! I've mentioned this before, but I've been sampling Renee's Garden seeds and sharing pictures of the produce for several years now, and every year I anxiously await picking out new seeds to try each winter as I prep for Spring planting. Some of my favorite garden varieties come from this company: Trombeta Squash, Slow-Bolt cilantro, Italian Pesto Basil. Each year, Renee introduces new varieties, and I enjoy trying a few of them and a few of my proven favorites. I can also count on my favorite local garden shop, Logan's, to carry Renee's Garden seeds. 

New introductions are currently 15% off through February 15 (this link goes to Renee's new introductions). I picked out four to try. My chickens love cabbage, so I selected "Conehead" cabbage. I recently picked up some tall white fan trellises from Habitat Restore, and for those I chose Tall Snap Peas for those. The Green Curls Container Kale caught my attention because I have a few containers that need new life. Finally, I chose an weather tolerant and disease resistance cucumber - Patty's Marketmore.

This year, I want to focus on disease resistant varieties of tomatoes. I selected three varieties - one we loved the past two summers (Big Beef) and two new-to-us varieties. I don't usually grow grape tomatoes, but they are touted as "Extremely disease- resistant and widely adapted vines", so I'm going to give them a try! These all look delicious:

Big BeefPandorinoCrimson Carmello

Three more packets I selected - a truly lovely kale we've had great success with, edamame, and bulbing fennel. I've grown a sweet fennel before and have golden fennel that keeps coming back, but I wanted to try this bulbing type as my parents raved over a meal kit that included fennel bulbs.

"Whether you plant our Certified Organic seeds or choose from our large range of conventionally produced seed varieties, you should know that supporting sustainable farming practices is an integral part of our mission at Renee’s Garden. We have signed the "Safe Seed Pledge" developed by The Council for Responsible Genetics; we do not sell chemically treated or genetically engineered seeds. We have been committed organic gardeners for over 25 years, using strictly organic gardening practices with great success and satisfaction. Everyone at Renee’s Garden eats and enjoys the organic produce we grow in our trial gardens as a significant part of our diets. Our organic seeds are sourced from small USDA Certified Organic seed growers, family farms and cooperatives who meet our high standards for germination & purity. We offer a wide range of seeds that support pollinator health and well-being: just look for the pollinator friendly tags when browsing our catalog."

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