I have been following a wonderful blog since I first started my own blog. Jane’s blog: My Food and Flowers is full of beautiful pictures of every type of flower and plant that you can imagine. Not only does she share her talent and love of landscaping, but she shares her advice and information on how to grow most of the plants she features. I can’t begin to tell you how much I have learned from her blog.
Recently she asked me if I would like to receive some of her Gem Corn to plant here. I could barely type the word YES because it was such a generous offer that I almost felt not worthy of trying to grow these plants. If you do not know the history of Gem Corn, you can find it here: GEM CORN.
As you can see from the article, the offer to share her bit of heirloom seeds is truly a special gift.
The envelope arrived and inside was this beautiful handmade card containing the seeds. True to form she included a bit of information about these special seeds.
They are colorful just by themselves and grow into the most beautiful ears of corn.
Tonight we planted them and they are settled in the indoor greenhouse to hopefully begin their sprouting process. If I am lucky, these beautiful seeds will offer a new heirloom seed to my collection, and I can only hope to be able to share them with some of my special gardening friends.
Take the time to stop by Jane’s blog. You will be hooked just as I am!
Thank you Jane (My Food and Flowers), we will do our best to carry on the Gem Corn legacy you have started with your seeds!