Author Archives: Lisa Dermer

Garden Watchdog ranks Southern Exposure TOP 5 for Heirloom Seeds AND Vegetable Seeds

We’re thrilled that the Garden Watchdog directory is listing Southern Exposure as a top 5 Heirloom Seed Source AND Vegetable Seed Source for 2013. Thanks for all the great feedback! Bookmark It Hide Sites

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How to Sprout Sweet Potatoes for Slips — Green Shoots for Planting

Sprouting sweet potatoes to make slips (the green shoots from a mature sweet potato that are used for planting) is one of our favorite spring activities. If you haven’t selected and stored roots from last year’s harvest for this purpose, … Continue reading

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Fight Downy Mildew in your Vegetable Garden: Pick the Right Varieties

Left: Edisto 47 muskmelon, Right: Suyo Long Cucumber. Both varieties produced abundant, excellent quality fruits, even with severe downy mildew pressure. The first defense against plant diseases is to choose resistant varieties: rather than waging war with biological or chemical … Continue reading

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