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Planning your garden for this year? Southern Exposure Seed Exchange, located in Louisa, is once again donating 30% of the sales of certain seed packages to support PEC's Buy Fresh Buy Local program. And this year they have added a pollinator mix!

Start your garden off with two seed samplers that are rich in Virginia flavor and history -- the Virginia Heritage Seed Collection and the Welcoming Pollinators to the Garden Collection.

You can also download their full catalogue and choose from a large selection of other seeds at southernexposureonline.org.


The Virginia Heritage Seed Collection

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Includes one packet each of the following:

  • Contender Bush Bean
  • Violet's Multicolored Butterbean
  • Whippoorwill Southern Pea
  • Georgia Green Collards
  • Lemon Cucumber
  • Deer Tongue Lettuce
  • Choppee Okra
  • Long Standing Bloomsdale Spinach
  • Yellow Crookneck Summer Squash
  • Old Virginia Tomato
  • Sugar Cherry Tomato
  • Yellow Moon and Stars Watermelon

Price: $25

Order your Heritage Seed Collection online or call (540) 894-9480


The Welcoming Pollinators to the Garden Collection

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Bees and other pollinators need pollen, nectar and shelter all season, from early spring through late fall. Support your pollinators with this special collection of 12 old-fashioned single-blossomed heirloom, open-pollinated flowers and herbs. The white, purple, yellow, and orange colors preferred by pollinators provide beautiful blooms for the gardener as well as food and shelter for honeybees and a variety of native pollinators.

Includes one seed packet of each of the following:

  • Calendula,
  • Echinacea,
  • Cosmos,
  • Sweet alyssum,
  • Evening primrose,
  • Cleome,
  • Sunflowers,
  • Rudbeckia,
  • Beebalm,
  • Zinnia,
  • as well as our Gardeners Quick Guide to Welcoming Pollinators and Other Beneficial Insects.

Price: $25

Order your Pollinator Collection online or call (540) 894-9480!


 

 

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