Heirloom Seeds By Heirloom Seeds
The ground for the area I live in has too much clay, sand, and rocks for plants to grow in effectively with the exception of thick rooting ones; rose bushes, trees, etc. With that being said my entire yard is lined with small, medium, and large pots that I have gotten through the decades so that I may plant flowers and, of course, fruits and vegetables. The climate is temperate enough to be able to plant things year round. My bell pepper and tomato plants go non-stop literally. This was a nice assortment of varying produce seeds outside of the normal pepper and tomato I always do.
Seeds: Dill, Italian Basil, Green Beans Red Kale, Iceberg Lettuce, Salad Lettuce, Cauliflower, Carrots, Yellow Squash, Watermelon, Broccoli, Beefsteak, Green Pepper, Pak Choi, Spinach.
I was extremely pleased to see that each packet had the following information:
Germination percentage and test date for each. Spinach had the lowest germination percentile at 86% and Basil/Dill had the highest at 96%. Good mix of seeds from herbs and vegetables plus, leaning heavily on the greens.
Timeline & Results: I believe in survival of the fittest and decided to forego planting pods and put some seeds straight into my already prepared planters in my carport (I have pots everywhere I can find a space for them). I planted carrots, yellow squash, spinach, cauliflower, and broccoli on a Thursday, watered via mist setting every evening, and by Monday I had seeds sprouting. 85% of the seeds I sowed have sprouted a week and a half later. My spinach shoots are 3” tall now; very flimsy though and I have been pushing the shafts in the soil to shorten them up and allow the roots to grow deeper. Yellow squash shoots have a very thick base and I have a lot of confidence in them and the broccoli too. Carrots take forever so, just glad I started now vice later. So far the seeds that I have planted have met my expectations and a few have exceeded the % rate from the company too.
We are having a very cool spring so far so I am going to be planting more seeds in my front area that have soil ready to go. Disclosure: I received this product discounted however; this in no way influenced my review. I only write honest reviews regardless of whether I purchased a product at full price, at a discount, or received it free.