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Welcome to Victory Seeds - Rare, Open-pollinated & Heirloom Garden Seeds

Welcome to Victory Seeds - Rare, Open-pollinated & Heirloom Garden Seeds
The Victory Seed Company is a small, family owned and operated organization that works to preserve plant varieties by locating, growing, documenting and offering rare, open-pollinated, non-GMO, non-hybrid, heirloom seeds to home gardeners. Unlike most seed companies, we actually grow seeds on our farm and help to support other small seed farmers by purchasing what we don't grow from our network of growers. We work hard at being the best heirloom seed company and strive to be your main seed source. (You can read what other folks say about us at the Garden Watchdog.) By purchasing Victory Seeds®, you are partnering with us to support our primary mission of preserving heritage or heirloom seed varieties as well as horticultural history. With your help we are continually increasing the number of varieties that we protect and offer to home gardeners.

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Wild Rice Mallards, pintails, teal and geese will fly miles to a Wild Rice Marsh. In the Fall they will find the ripened seed that has fallen the water, along with a hiding place among the tall growth of the Wild Rice plant. A pond planted with Wild Rice will make a permanent feeding area for waterfowl. The Wild Rice is a re-seeding annual and will replenish itself each Fall.

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d8620 Richters InfoSheet D8620 Wild Rice Planting Instructions The ideal time to plant wild rice seed is in the fall before the first frost or shortly after. Spring planting is risky at best since the seed must go through an extended cold dormancy period in order to germinate. The seed must be kept moist and free af mold before planting. Seed will die if it dries out. 17 Apart: How To: Plant Seeds Using Eggshells We were excited when our Sprout Robot alert went off that it was time to start broccoli seeds indoors this weekend for our zip code. With the move and being in the midst of colder months, we are seriously lacking in the gardening department, except for our avocado sprouts (which we have an exciting update on coming tomorrow). We located our organic broccoli seed packet from last year's garden and hit up our gardening Pinterest boards (mine & hers) where we've been collecting ideas for creative planting all winter. We had one particular idea we'd seen pinned in mind and couldn't wait to try for ourselves — eggshell seed planters.

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