Hardy Perennials Add Color to Your Winter


If winter finds you longing for those riotous colors of spring and summer, cheer up. You can enjoy a colorful winter that rivals spring blooms and fall foliage for sheer variety and color. There are lots of colorful plants that love the cold, and some even bloom in the snow!

Jurassic Farm With Peterson Farm Bros


Update from Dinosaur Country! This video is one we can really relate to, because the Painted Desert is one of the dinosaur capitals of the world. Everywhere you go there are fossils and museums. You can find dinosaur fossils and footprints just spread around on the ground sometimes We also happen to think The Petersons […]

The Hillbilly’s Back in Town


Look What Wandered In After an absence of two weeks from the catalog, we’ve got enough seeds out of the field to put the Hillbilly Beefsteak back on the roster. One of the choicest varieties available for summer heat, drought-worthiness, and just plumb great eatin’, whether on that Fourth of July burger or those zesty […]

A Flair For Flavor


Next up on the January Hit Parade will be our Sonoran Flair beefsteak tomato, a medium-sized sandwich slicer, smaller than some beefsteaks, maybe tennis-ball-sized. This variety is selected from F8 Solar Flair seeds(nowadays spelled “Flare” instead of “Flair”), which were selected and provided by grower and originator Brad Gates at Wild Boar Farms. We will […]

The Chocolate Cherry is BACK!!


After selling out of our popular Chocolate Cherry Tomato for 2016 just a week ago, we are proud to announce that the Chocolate Cherry is BACK!! Our schedule cut it pretty close, but we did manage a nearly seamless transition from 2016 stock to 2017 stock with none carrying over. Fresh from processing and testing, […]

Titan Up


The Titan Sunflower (Helianthus Annuus) is a truly fun and astounding plant. Capable of 12-plus feet in height and a flower of up to two feet across, the Titan certainly lives up to its name. Deep yellow color and old-fashioned appearance make for a striking border, fence cover or backdrop. The Titan seeds we harvested […]

Blue Gold Berries in Harvest, Seeds Available Soon!


The Blue Gold Berries cherry tomatoes have been coming ripe over the last couple of weeks, and we are now in full seed-harvesting mode on these babies, with several pints per plant developing. Once dried, cured and tested, these seeds will be listed both on our Facebook Shop page at https://www.facebook.com/PaintedDesertSeedCo and here on our Painted […]

They Don’t Make ‘Em Like They Used To


Who wouldn’t love the chance to drive something like this thing for some kind of routine chore on the property? It would be great to use this ancient J.I. Case tractor for staging hay or water to another working area on a regular basis… No related posts found

Squash Your Pollination Issues


To maintain isolation and control over the purity of a particular variety, it may become necessary to cage a plant and pollinate it by hand, to avoid cross-pollination from neighbors, farm crops or volunteer plants in the area. Many times, especially with very popular plants like peppers and melons, hand pollination is the only way […]

Round Valley Preparedness Fair: September 24, 2016 Springerville/Eager


Having a hard time finding prepping events like trade shows, conventions, fairs and the like? Head over to the Round Valley Preparedness Fair come September 24… There’s a little something for everybody. No related posts found