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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Organic Fertilizers

Organic Fertilizers Any discussion of fertilizers or organic fertilizers should begin with at least a brief overview of plant nutrition. It is commonly accepted that there are 16 elements required by plants for vigorous growth. Of these, three are supplied by air and water; carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. The other 13 are normally absorbed from the soil by plant roots. This group of 13 is further divided into 3 subgroups: primary nutrients, secondary nutrients, and micro nutrients. Certain elements are essential, regardless of the amounts required. They include: Primary Nutrients:…

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Organic Gardening

Organic Gardening All you need to know about As more and more products labeled “natural-organic” become available, many gardeners are asking the question, “What is organic gardening”?  In an organic garden, the soil is the foundation of a healthy ecosystem. That is why organic gardeners feed the soil and not the plant. The soil then serves as the reservoir for water and the vital nutrients that the plant requires for growth. By feeding our soil (making regular additions of organic matter) we create an environment that fosters the growth of…

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