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Florida Backyard Vegetable Gardener - Planting Heirloom Seeds in FL Gardening Soil


The only unaltered, pure, secure food source

Heirlooms are proven to posses a much higher nutritional value since they maintain their original traits. Heirlooms also maintain their flavor and texture traits. This is why they taste better than commercial, conventionally grown vegetables because those traits remain unaltered. If grown organically, these traits are even further enhanced.


Why Florida Backyard Vegetable Gardener Heirloom Seeds?

I specifically hand pick the seeds we sell for our climate, environment and area (higher temperatures & humidity). We start them, we grow them, we collect and save them, all with our own hands. For those we can’t grow and save enough of you can be assured they are from the original source that also has the highest standards. I only sell those I have grown, and grew successfully; If I haven’t, I won’t sell it.

Heirloom seeds are proven to have more vitamins & minerals than commercial-convention vegetables because they are non altered & non modified. Heirloom seeds grow naturally and have their original traits. Needless to say of course, Heirlooms Taste Better! Organic methods also provide them with more nutrients. By adding organic matter and other organic components to the soil, they replenish and rebuilds the minerals & micro-nutrients in the soil. Herbicides & synthetic fertilizers use chemicals which harm the natural rebuilding process and create toxic runoff which is bad for the environment.

All our seeds and plants are open pollinated. (Which really goes without saying since they are heirloom seeds). That means you can save the seeds and they will grow true to type (like the original plant). By growing Heirlooms over and over in an environment they naturally adapt to our pests & diseases which in turn builds their defenses. Buy our seeds and plants and save the seeds and you will never have to buy them again!

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Where To Find Us

The Hernando County
Farmers Market

Every Saturday 10am- 3pm
2468 Commercial Way • Spring Hill, Fl 34606
We always have seeds, plants,
fertilizer and Grow- Towers available.

Advance orders for plants are picked up there.

Below are seeds that can be planted or transplanted NOW through Jan., Feb., & March.  

See the Florida Planting Guide to find more  varieties Fall/Winter

In The Garden

New to gardening or just need help getting started?

The How to Guides tab at the top of the page should have all the information you need.  Start with “Drawing up Your Plan”.  Once you figure out what you going to grow in, raised beds, containers, traditional rows, etc. then move on to the other pages to figure out what you want to grow and how much.  By the time you are through all the pages, charts, guides and schedules you should be on your way!  

If your looking for something and still can’t find it just use the search at the top or the search on the bottom or side bars.  These search my entire site and bring up all related content.

If you still have questions e-mail me using the contact us on the bottom of the pages.

NOW Available!

Meaty, beef stake type.

Brandywine Red Tomato Meaty, beef stake type.

Suyo Long Cucumber Highly productive!  Perfect for humid climates.

Suyo Long Cucumber      Highly productive!  Great for Humid climates.

Sugar Ann Snap Pea Sweet, crisp and fast growing!

Sugar Ann Snap Pea
Sweet, crisp and fast growing!

Orangeglo Watermelon   20lbs. of super sweet deliciousness!

Orangeglo Watermelon
20lbs. of super sweet deliciousness!

New Jan. 2015!

Goldmine yellow wax bush bean

Goldmine yellow wax bush bean


Jing orange okra

Jing orange okra

It’s time to start planning our Spring/Summer gardens!

I start my long season crops like tomatoes, peppers and eggplant seeds the beginning of January.  If you do not have your seeds, Get Them now.  

Read my latest blog to help get started.  Timing is important.  Getting things planted at the right time helps reduce pest attacks and the stress of our hot humid days which come too fast.