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Differences Between Open Pollinated and F1 Hybrid Varieties

DIFFERENCES BETWEEN OPEN POLLINATED AND F1 HYBRID VARIETIES The very best growers out there know there isn’t just one right way to grow. Over the centuries spanning...

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New Westar Seed Trials in Gilroy, CA

Following the excellent yields we had from the seed trials we began earlier this year, we decided to set up new tests, this time in Gilroy, California....

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Types of Seeds: Open-Pollinated, Heirloom, Hybrid, GMO, Organic

Confused with seed labeling? If you’re wondering what the words from the title mean and how they affect your selection of seeds, we’ve got a short guide...

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A Trial of 100 Seeds in the Westar Fields

From our open fields to our greenhouses, we at Westar constantly reach for a higher standard to breed, develop, and refine high-quality products for our customers. Our...

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Common Seedlings Problems & How to Fix Them

Seedlings… The joy and pride of every farmer and gardener. Unfortunately, there are times when your seedlings are not doing as well as they should. Weakness or...

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How to Start Healthy Seedlings Indoors?

In today’s article, we will help you start seedlings indoors – so you can have them ready to move to your garden or fields as soon as...

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History of Open Pollinated Seeds Then and Now

THEN AND NOW: THE HISTORY OF OPEN POLLINATED SEEDS AND VARIETIES The history of our favorite plant seeds—from vegetables and fruits, to herbs and flowers—is a long,...

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Differences Between Open Pollinated and F1 Hybrid Varieties

DIFFERENCES BETWEEN OPEN POLLINATED AND F1 HYBRID VARIETIES The very best growers out there know there isn’t just one right way to grow. Over the centuries-spanning the...

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How to Grow Bunching Onions?

Let us introduce you to one of our favorites – the Southport Improved Bunching Onions variety! It’s one of our most popular varieties and it’s no surprise...

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Meet Isabella: Our New Hybrid Grey Zucchini Variety!

Zucchini is a delish ingredient in every kitchen – from traditional fried and marinated dishes to modern takes on bread and pancakes, it’s a healthy and nourishing...

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3 Things You Need to Know About Seeds

Check out these resources which will help you get the most of your seeds - for delicious results every time!

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How To Save Seeds From This Year’s Harvest For Next Year?

You’ve toiled a good bit over the plants you harvested today and you want to make the most of them, right? Besides using all parts of the...

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