General Garden Info

Northwest Seed & Pet carries Non-GMO, Organic, Heirloom, and Hybrid variety seeds

Northwest Seed & Pet carries Non-GMO, Organic, Heirloom, and Hybrid variety seeds. Northwest Seed & Pet does not carry any genetically modified or genetically engineered seeds and our brands have taken the Safe Seed Pledge** and are listed on their website for verification. Baker Creek** Botanical Interest** Burpee Cornucopia** Ferry-Morse** Ed Hume** High Mowing Seed** Irish Eyes Kitazawa** Lake Valley** Livingston Seed** Old’s Seed Renees Garden** Northwest Seed & Pet Inc. Provides a bulk seed program, more seed for your money, using Heirloom, Hybrid, and Organic variety seeds. Northwest Seed…

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Potato Planting Pointers

Potato Planting Pointers Some potato planting pointers to help with growing and harvesting seed potatoes. Small seed potatoes (1 to 2″ diameter) should be planted whole. Larger seed potatoes should be cut into 2″ pieces, with 2 to 3 sprouting eyes per piece, the day prior to planting. Seed pieces should be planted 10 to 14″ apart and 4 to 5″ deep for best production. For small new potatoes, plant seed pieces 8″ apart and harvest every other hill when potatoes are small. Please follow and like us:

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Danger of Feeding Raw Peanuts to Squirrels

DANGERS OF FEEDING RAW PEANUTS TO SQUIRRELS Feeding raw peanuts to squirrels and other animals can have serious consequences. The results can even be fatal if peanuts compose a large and constant part of the diet. Peanuts are a legume, not a true nut, and when raw they contain a trypsin inhibitor, a substance that inhibits or prevents the pancreas from producing trypsin which is an enzyme essential for the absorption of protein by the intestine. While the exact relationship between the trypsin inhibitor and malnutrition in rodents is not…

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