Soil-Block Makers -
A Better Way to Start Seedlings
By Eliot Coleman
Soil-block makers are the perfect tool to help growers produce seedlings that are able to reestablish themselves quickly when transplanted, without transplant shock. The use of soil blocks also eliminates the expense, waste, and storage issues of plastic pots. » Read Eliot Coleman's account of how he came to develop these ingenious tools.
What makes the Best-Tasting Winter Squash & Edible Pumpkins? Different types and varieties of winter squash and pumpkins vary in the time they take to cure and achieve best flavor. At Johnny's we devote considerable time and effort to our own breeding programs, trials, and seed production to bring you a wide array of types with excellent eating quality. If you're looking to add new winter squash varieties this year or optimize your harvest and storage timing to achieve peak flavor, our winter squash resources can help you get started. Guide to Peak Flavor, Storage & Curing » What Makes the Best-Tasting Winter Squash »
Check out grower Jason Grauer's photo with Sakura and Favorita tomatoes, and Corinto and Socrates cucumbers from Johnny's. Jason also used a 1½" Handheld 5-Soil Blocker and Johnny's 512 mix to grow these seedlings in one of our Seedling Light Carts. Nice work, Jason!