Here’s a must-read for seed geeks (i.e., everybody but me).
Check out yesterday’s New York
We’re proud to say that our own Michele Owens is the first
of six gardeners interviewed for Michael Tortorello’s piece “Packets Full of
Miracles.” Each gardener lists six
of their favorite seeds, one new variety they are trying this year, and one
seed that will never darken their soil again.
Even I was tempted by Michele’s description of Double Rose
Peony poppy. And who knew that a turnip could have a romantic name like Rapa di
Milano Colletto Viola? I was also intrigued by the Nigella sativa grown by Holly
Many of you will remember Tortorello as the seemingly
hapless starter gardener who has been blogging
for the Times about his trials and tribulations as a first-time vegetable