The quickest way to find new and interesting plants to grow, or to get inspiration for the year ahead, is by looking through seed catalogs. Whether mail-order or online, here’s a list of the best seed catalogs that you can flip through while waiting for the growing season to begin.
You wouldn’t know by looking at it, but this is the time of year when the most beautiful and extensive gardening takes place.
Roots grow deep and strong, and eager flowers curl over arbors and trellises. The hills are verdant, the soil is black. The tomatoes are the most brilliant ruby red (or purple, or orange, or striped pink and green) this time of year, fat and heavy on the vine. Corn grows tall, pumpkins grow fat, and watermelons ripen just in time for picnics by the lake.