What are rare heirloom seeds&plants?

Answer The term "heirloom" applied to seeds indicates that the seeds have been "open-pollinated," and have not been genetically engineered or hybrid to suit commercial interests.Genetically ModifiedGeneti... Read More »

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What are heirloom tomatoes?

Heirloom tomatoes, very popular in today's farmer's markets, are harvested through seeds or processes that have been passed down for many generations. The term heirloom was initially given to plant... Read More »

What are heirloom seeds?

Not everyone agrees on what an heirloom seed (variety) is. Some define an heirloom is one that has been grown for a certain number of years or since a certain year. Others define an heirloom as one... Read More »

Top 10 Heirloom Tomatoes?

Heirloom tomatoes got their name from the fact of being passed down from generation to generation. Commercial versions of these tomatoes have become increasingly popular in recent years, as growing... Read More »

Heirloom Pepper Plants?

Attesting to the long-running love affair between peppers and people, chili pepper traces dating to 7000 B.C. have been found in Mexican ruins, writes Lynn Coulter in "Gardening with Heirloom Seeds... Read More »