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One seed packet filled with organic, open pollinated, heirloom seeds grown and collected by hand on our small scale farm. A beautiful and loving gift for both expert and aspiring gardeners, as well as a creative, environmentally conscious alternative to conventional seed.

{italian parsley}
Petroselinum neapolitanum
20+ seeds

{about}
In addition to being an herb widely used in cooking, parsley is a helpful companion plant in gardens. Like many other umbellifers, it attracts predatory insects, including wasps and predatory flies to gardens, which then tend to protect plants nearby. They are especially useful for protecting tomato plants as the wasps that kill tomato hornworms also eat nectar from parsley. Parsley's strong scent is reputed to mask the scent of the tomato plant, reducing pest attraction. While parsley is biennial, not blooming until its second year, it is ready for harvesting in its first season.

{planting information}
Days to Germination: Germination may require 3-6 weeks.
Lifecycle: biennial
Sunlight: full, part sun
Height: 1-4"
Spread: 8-18"
Special notes: The germination of parsley can be jump-started by a change in temperature. Store seeds in the freezer overnight to break dormancy. Soaking parsley seeds overnight in lukewarm water immediately before sowing softens parsley's tough shell and shortens the germination period. Parsley is notorious for being slow to germinate and may take up to one month depending on the environment.

{how to plant}
Sow seeds 1/16" deep where desired as soon as ground can be worked or in fall for the following spring. Planting the seeds too deep can inhibit germination. Parsley seeds often need more water than other seeds to germinate and can take up to one month to sprout. Parsley grows well in deep pots, which helps accommodate the long taproot. Parsley grown indoors requires at least five hours of sunlight a day.

{more information}
Seeds are packaged in 100% recycled, 20% post-consumer waste brown kraft envelopes. Thank you for recycling again. In an effort to save on paper and ink printed instructions will be included only upon request.

Each seed packet you buy helps to support The Kirk Estate – the 19th century haunted farmhouse and surrounding property where I live that has been preserved for five generations. This photo was taken there. Our small scale farm is worked the old fashioned way; no chemicals, no petroleum intensive machines -only sustainable farming practices that help to improve the land, the environment, the wildlife, and the people. Thank you for your support of this time and effort intensive process. Your purchase is helping to make a difference. To learn more about us visit: www.thekirkestate.com

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In an effort to save ink and paper, a printed invoice is not included with your order. If you would like a receipt to be included with your purchase please let me know before your item is shipped.

Planting instructions are included under each listing. Printed instructions will be included upon request.
Because our seeds are separated by hand and not machine, expect to see some plant chaff mixed in with your seeds. This organic plant matter will break down naturally in the soil. All of our seeds and herbs are grown using organic, sustainable, and natural farming practices. No fertilizers or chemicals are ever used. Plants are only fed homemade compost, sun, rain, and limited Village water when necessary. Seeds are packaged in one of a kind handmade envelopes made from recycled paper, or in 100% recyclable kraft envelopes in order to reduce the amount of waste that surrounds our products.
Seeds are hand packed to ensure you receive only the healthiest seeds. Please familiarize yourself with growing conditions and instructions for your seeds before you plant them, as all seeds are different. Basic growing instructions can be found under each listing or by going to http://www.csrees.usda.gov/Extension/index.html to find your State's Cooperative Extension. Be sure to keep your seeds well watered after you plant them to ensure proper germination. Keep your seeds alive by storing them properly: keep your seeds in a dark, cool place (40-50 degrees F) with low-humidity. Never store seed in a warm, humid, or sunny spot. Stored properly, most seed will last for several years.
Our soap is made the old fashioned way in small batches here at the Kirk Estate, using the cold process method and a combination of natural and organic vegetable oils as well as organic herbs from our farmstead. All of our soap is free of dyes and animal byproducts and has a light natural scent.
As required by the FDA, we do not make any claims regarding the cosmetic or health related properties of our soaps.
It is normal for handmade soap to sweat lightly when it can't breathe or when it is hot and humid. Once you receive your soap, unwrap it and place in a cool, dry place to allow any excess moisture to evaporate.

Italian Flat Leaf Parsley, organic herb seeds, heirloom seeds from our farm, herb garden, organic gardening, natural pest control

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Overview

  • Handmade Supply
  • Craft type: Gardening
  • Primary color: Green
  • Seed type: Herb
  • Materials: soil, sun, rain, love
  • Made to order
  • Only ships within United States.
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