Vine Peach is a hardy, drought tolerant, prolific ancient baseball sized melon of many uses from shade & windbreak to secret cooking element & room perfume.
About Stephen Scott
Stephen Scott is co-owner of Terroir Seeds, a family owned and operated heirloom seed company that focuses on the "Cycle of Terroir"- from the soil, to the seed, to the food you eat; providing heirloom seeds, education and information for all phases of the cycle.
A garden can be easy and simple, with food, flowers, butterflies or just a spot with beautiful colors and relaxing, invigorating scents to relax after work.
Basil is much more than an Italian herb for pasta sauce and pesto. From sacred uses to food, medicine and aroma, it’s easy to grow and highly beneficial.
Growing more from the same garden space might seem impossible. We share a few proven and tested techniques perfect for today’s gardens, large or small.
Alpine strawberries have captivated our taste buds for a very long time. They are tiny yet hugely flavorful ancestors of our common strawberry.
Growing Papalo, Succulent Greens, Yellowstone Carrot and Sorrel Recipes
Papalo is a fabulous, unknown, ancient Mexican herb you should be growing. A heat-loving cilantro alternative, its flavors are both bolder and more complex.
Achocha is a delicious and unknown member of the cucumber family with almost complete immunity from the diseases and pests which attack other cucurbits.
Growing Achocha, Salad Bar Collection, Aromatherapy Collection and Seed Fundraising
Recycled Growing Bed, Red Acre Cabbage, Slow Bolting Cilantro and Chipotle-Cilantro Coleslaw
A growing bed can be made from many materials, but when you factor in the ability to make a growing bed from recycled components, then the opportunities become almost limitless.
This chipotle-cilantro coleslaw may look fairly ordinary, until it hits your taste buds. Then you (or your dinner guests) will know you’ve stumbled upon something truly special.
Seed Germination Wisdom, Cool Season Greens, Cool Season Roots and Roasted Dijon Heirloom Beets
Seed germination is affected by several factors – moisture, temperature, light, soil and time. We look at a recent test we did and lessons learned.
Potting Soils – the Good, the Bad & the Ugly, Home Grown Onions, Leeks, Artichokes, Chiles and Peppers and Onion Soup Recipe
Potting soils come in all shapes and sizes, but do those potting soils really work as advertised and contain healthy, wholesome ingredients to help your precious seedlings get that critical head start they need?
Seed Starting Mixes, Paper Pot Maker, Hand Seed Sower and Crystal Apple Cucmber
Seed starting mixes can be confusing – what’s good and what’s junk? Is the extra expense worth it, or is the cheapest mix just as good? Let’s take a look!
Starting healthy seedlings, Melrose Sweet Peppers, Galapagos Tomatoes, Pure Shea Butter and Tomato Leaf Types
Starting Your Tomato, Pepper and Eggplant Seeds
Discover the Chile de Agua, a delicious but unknown heirloom chile from Oaxaca, Mexico, grown for over 300 years.
Choosing heirloom tomato and peppers for your garden, seed starting tips and why seed quality matters.
Tomato Types, Rainbow Tomato Six Pack & Cauliflower Soup
Spiced cauliflower soup is an easy and delicious dish – a warming winter’s dinner but is also a cool and creamy summer’s lunch entreé or appetizer.
Spaghetti squash is often overlooked by the home gardener as too plain or common. This is unfortunate as it makes for very tasty, quick and easy dinners.
Growing herbs indoors is one of the easiest ways to capture the flavors of summertime any time of year, but especially during the middle of the winter.
Are determinate tomatoes best for your garden, or would an indeterminate be better for you? How to tell, and what do the terms mean, exactly?
The Wishlist is a great feature when browsing our online store, and we’ll show you exactly how to use it and get the most from it.
Heirloom tomato leaves have two main different and distinct types of leaves – potato leaf and regular leaf. We’ll show you the differences!
Shea Butter, Compost Making Chart & Fall Gardening Tip
Easy Grow Flowers, Gardening Myths & Brew and Grow Herbal Tea
New Garden Books, Sprouts & Herbed Marinated Dried Tomatoes
Butterfly Party Invitation, Cool Season Vegetables & Sicilian Tomato Sauce
This Sicilian eggplant and tomato sauce is wonderful and surprising with its richness and depth of flavors, both fresh and roasted. Easy and delicious!
September Garden Vegetables, Butterfly Party & Green Chile Stew
We’ve taken some glamour shots of September garden vegetables and wanted to share them with you, along with tips on how we enjoy them in different dishes.
Butterflies, Back to School & The Terroir-ist’s Manifesto
Seed Saving Kit, Picking Ripe Veggies & Membership Drive Ending
Cool Season Greens, Long Island Brussels Sprouts & Homemade Pesto
Fresh, homemade basil pesto is one of the treasures of summer. Pesto is one that is very easy and quick to make, so come along and we’ll show you how!
Fall Into Spring Flowers, Dijon Green Beans & Membership Drive
Broccoli Raab, Milpa: Seed to Salsa & Garden Recipes
Plant Your Fall Garden, Growing Quality Chiles & Membership Drive
Take a short trip with us to see what goes into growing quality heirloom chiles from a world-class breeder.
Lemon-Garlic Olive Tapenade, Lettuce Starter Pack & Membership Drive
We did this video in partnership with our local hospital about growing and cooking with herbs. Lemon-Garlic Infused Olive Tapenade makes use of them.
Cool Season Veggies, Succession Planting & Membership Drive
Succession planting is basically one crop following another in the same space to maximize the amount of food produced. We’ll show you how to do it!
Young Green Beans with Dijon Vinaigrette is a quick and simply delicious way to make them into a very memorable side dish that will be talked about!
Membership Drive, Monarch Flower Mix & Better Lettuce Germination