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High Mowing Seed Giveaway

May 24th, 2012

A couple months ago, High Mowing Seeds asked to me to try some of their seeds in my Northeast Ohio garden. Since I love High Mowing and their organic seeds, I said sure. Then of course I asked for a giveaway for my blog.

I opted to have them send me a Heirloom Vegetable Collection which includes: Detroit Dark Red Beet • French Breakfast Radish • Red Russian Kale • Green Arrow Shell Peas • Yellow Crookneck Summer Squash • Rouge d’Hiver Red Romaine Lettuce • Boothby Blonde Cucumber • Ruby Red Chard • Red Cored Chantenay • Brandywine Tomato. I’m especially excited about trying the squash and cucumbers, bot new varieties for my garden.

They have a few other wonderful collections including:

  • A Bee’s Garden Organic Seed Collection
  • Garden Starter Organic Seed Collection
  • Heirloom Vegetable Lover’s Collection
  • Kid’s Garden Organic Seed Collection
  • Kitchen Herbs Collection
  • Easy Salad Greens Organic Seed Collection
  • Summer of Sunflowers Organic Seed Collection
  • Three Sisters Organic Seed Collection

Tell me in the comments which collection you’d like to grow in your garden and you’ll be entered to win that collection. Winner chosen, thanks to TJ from Humble Origins is the winner.

I love that High Mowing has a special Seed CSA in December where you can purchase seed shares at a reduced rate and use them to purchase seeds for the coming growing season. To keep up with what they’re doing, head on over to their Facebook Page.

So which seed collection would like to have for your garden?

116 Comments to “High Mowing Seed Giveaway”
  1. kirsten on May 24, 2012 at 10:58 am

    I’d love the Summer of Sunflowers set – our yard is coming back to life finally after years of the previous owner chemically treating it to death. We finally have clover, and I’m trying to introduce more flowering plants that are beneficial… plus my husband is a sunflower seed chewing softball player – it’d be fun to roast our own!

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  2. Elizabeth on May 24, 2012 at 11:04 am

    I would love the Heirloom collection–it has some of my favorites in it, plus some new things I would like to try.

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  3. Janet on May 24, 2012 at 11:15 am

    I’d like to try the summer of sunflower collection! The chickens would love it…

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  4. Jay Miller on May 24, 2012 at 11:31 am

    Easy Salad Greens Organic Seed Collection

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  5. Jamie on May 24, 2012 at 11:44 am

    I live in NE Ohio! You’re in NE Ohio as well? I have been reading your blog since I decided to start my very first garden this year; have no idea how I missed that we are in the same area! I’m about 5-10 minutes from Youngstown. Small world!

    Anyway, the Kid’s Garden Organic Seed Collection sound perfect for my family. I would love to get my boys (ages 10 and 3) involved with gardening. They are really showing a lot of interest in what we having going so far, and any extra encouragement I can give them would be wonderful!

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  6. Miranda on May 24, 2012 at 11:46 am

    I love their different blends: what a cool idea. I have a wonderful and local source for salad seeds (about a mile down the road!), so i think i’d like to try the bee seed set. We plan on planting a large drift of assorted heathers and keeping bees near that as well as our pasture that will have whtie clover. It would be fun to plant a little garden ust for the bees as an accent as well. :)

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  7. Aruna on May 24, 2012 at 12:08 pm

    I would probably like to grow the heirloom vegetable lovers collection. I absolutely love growing vegetables.

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  8. Maybelline on May 24, 2012 at 12:24 pm

    A Bee’s Garden – That seems like a great collection.
    Thanks for highlighting this seed source. I never knew of them before.

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  9. Jennifer on May 24, 2012 at 12:31 pm

    The Bee Lovers collection! We have a lot of the veggies, but our bees would really appreciate more flowers! :)

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  10. Daedre Craig on May 24, 2012 at 12:50 pm

    I would probably go for the heirloom collection of the Three Sisters collection. I’ve been wanting to try a three sisters garden.

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  11. Karen P. on May 24, 2012 at 1:05 pm

    I love High Mowing Seeds! All of the collections sound wonderful, but I’d have to pick the Bee Garden Collection for my new house in upstate New York!

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  12. Texan on May 24, 2012 at 1:06 pm

    I think the Heirloom Vegetable Lovers would be my pick. This is a new to me company. Always nice to find out about another place to get seeds :o).

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  13. Rebecca on May 24, 2012 at 1:15 pm

    Kitchen Herbs, though it’s not an easy choice!

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  14. Emily on May 24, 2012 at 1:23 pm

    The Starter Collection would be perfect for my new house. It would be so simple to have all the seeds at once. I’ve just turned over the soil and have been looking at catalogs for what to grow.

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  15. Sherrie on May 24, 2012 at 1:26 pm

    I would love, love, love the Heirloom Vegetable Lover’s Collection. My venture into being a first time homesteader points me in the direction of heirloom, so I’m headed down that path. This collection would get me started in the most wonderful way.

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  16. Wendy on May 24, 2012 at 1:45 pm

    I think I’d like the Heirloom collection, but they all look fantastic!

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  17. The Iron Muffin on May 24, 2012 at 1:55 pm

    Heirloom Vegetable Lover’s Collection, please!

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  18. Michele on May 24, 2012 at 2:11 pm

    I’m with you, the Heirloom Vegetable Lover’s Collection looks great! Love their site, bookmarked for future purchases. Michele

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  19. Julie on May 24, 2012 at 2:44 pm

    I had never heard of this seed company, but I love heirloom seeds! I’ve bookmarked them for next year’s seed purchases. I think my daughter would love the Kid’s Garden collection.

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  20. Nancy from Mass on May 24, 2012 at 3:45 pm

    I would love the heirloom veggie lover collection.

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  21. cynthia on May 24, 2012 at 3:46 pm

    I would love to try the 3 sisters org. collection- sounds so easy! I will
    definitely check out their web for next year.

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  22. Liz J on May 24, 2012 at 3:49 pm

    I have never heard of this company either, it looks very interesting. I would definitely choose the heirloom vegetable lover’s collection…I love heirloom varieties.

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  23. Alyssa on May 24, 2012 at 4:09 pm

    I think the heirloom package sounds fantastic. I just planted a lot of my seedlings today, the weather is finally looking up!

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  24. Sara A McCarty on May 24, 2012 at 4:10 pm

    I am definitely a fan of High Mowing Seeds!

    We just installed our first bee hive this year, and I know the bees would appreciate the A Bee’s Garden collection!

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  25. Mary on May 24, 2012 at 4:11 pm

    Oh I would so love the bee gardener’s collection as I have bees!!! I wish more people would use heirloom seeds as we are loosing so many species of plants –

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  26. harper on May 24, 2012 at 4:50 pm

    Any sound great, but especially the Heirloom Veggie Collection.

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  27. Graham on May 24, 2012 at 4:52 pm

    The Bee’s Garden collection sounds great! We are new beekeepers this year and have two bee hives. This would be a great boost to their honey production as they store up for winter. Thanks for the opportunity!

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  28. Gretchen on May 24, 2012 at 5:20 pm

    I’d love the Garden Starter Collection!

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  29. Vicki Kler on May 24, 2012 at 6:27 pm

    The Bees Garden looks like it would be a fun one to try.

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  30. maura on May 24, 2012 at 6:33 pm

    I’m so new to gardening… this would be great!
    Thank you for the opportunity!

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  31. Deb on May 24, 2012 at 6:56 pm

    I’d love the heirloom veggie set as I grow almost all heirloom seeds. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  32. KimH on May 24, 2012 at 7:02 pm

    Gotta love them for sharing with you & a reader.

    I think if I were to win, I’d like Heirloom Vegetable Collection as well.

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  33. veggiekitty on May 24, 2012 at 8:18 pm

    I’d like the Easy Greens – I can grow them in containers which is a big plus right now!

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  34. Sarah H on May 24, 2012 at 8:43 pm

    I’d like to try out the bee collection. We got our first hive this year and we planted borage for them, but I’d like a nice mix of bee loving plants for a strip in the garden. thanks!

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  35. tj on May 24, 2012 at 8:55 pm

    …Ooo wee! I love giveaways – ‘specially ones like this! :o)

    …Sign me up for the Summer of Sunflowers Organic Seed Collection please. Sunflowers are my fav’ flower.

    …Thank you Chiot’s Run & High Mowing Seeds for the giveaway!

    …Enjoy your evening you two!

    …Blessings :o)

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  36. Kate on May 24, 2012 at 9:29 pm

    I am still experimenting with vegetables in my garden, so my choice would be the Heirloom Vegetable Collection! I am in the middle of my first season growing things from seed and it’s been pretty successful so far and I would like to continue branching out.

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  37. Lauren on May 24, 2012 at 9:33 pm

    Garden Starter Organic Seed Collection – this has been my first year of growing, and I could use a solid start!

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  38. Patricia M on May 24, 2012 at 10:01 pm

    I keep sticking in lettuces and greens wherever I can in the garden, so it’s the Easy Salad Greens collection for me!

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  39. Terri on May 24, 2012 at 10:18 pm

    I would love the Heirloom Veg. Lover’s Collection or the Garden Starter Collection. I have been gardening for over 30 years and the enjoyment of it never goes away. Each year I seem to find something new to try. I was recently telling my husband that I need a bigger garden (which would pretty much end having any yard at one end of our property) and he just laughed at me! I am trying to use as many heirloom seeds and plants as I possibly can, and have been trying to save seeds as well.

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  40. Jennifer on May 24, 2012 at 10:40 pm

    I would love the heirloom veggies. There are some varieties I have never tried in that collection. Someone was telling me about high mowing and this would be a great way for me to check them out.

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  41. Kim on May 24, 2012 at 10:44 pm

    The Heirloom Vegetable Lover’s Collection. Sounds delicious! thank goodness for summer

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  42. bonnie on May 24, 2012 at 11:23 pm

    I would like the Garden Starter Collection (but it would be great if I could switch out the carrots and cukes for the crookneck squash and Brandywine tomatoes).
    Thanks for the giveaway!
    Enjoy your blog.

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  43. Ted on May 25, 2012 at 8:32 am


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  44. Pat L. on May 25, 2012 at 1:20 pm

    Summer of Sunflowers and grandchildren would make a perfect combo. They would love the planting process and beauty. Thank you Chiot’s Run and High Mowing Seeds for the giveaway.

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  45. Leslie W on May 25, 2012 at 1:31 pm

    I’d choose the Garden Starter Organic Seed Collection. All the veggies I know my family would eat. Plus we are huge salad eaters :)

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  46. Loree on May 25, 2012 at 2:28 pm

    I’d be interested in the easy salad greens collection. This year is the first year I’m experimenting with trying to keep those going through the year!

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  47. Emily K on May 25, 2012 at 4:56 pm

    I’ve been wanting to try High Mowing Seeds, as I have heard lots of great things about them! I would love to try the Heirloom Collection, such a great variety of seeds!

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  48. Ann on May 25, 2012 at 5:43 pm

    A Bee’s garden!

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  49. Kat on May 25, 2012 at 7:38 pm

    I would love the Kids Garden Collection! We are starting a garden for the children at our summer camp and these would be perfect for the kids to be able to help out with. Thanks for the opportunity!

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  50. Kristen on May 25, 2012 at 9:40 pm

    My son loves to eat carrots and peas straight out of the garden (not so much with the peas on his dinner plate!). This is the first year I bought all organic seed, so those two reasons add up to – the Garden Starter Organic Seed Collection please. Thank you for the fun!

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