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Buzz’s Story

“THE BUZZ HEARD AROUND THE WORLD” https://avseeds.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/02/The-Buzz-Heard-Around-the-World-13-1.mp4 In a world where the hum of nature once harmonized with the vibrant colors of flourishing meadows, Buzz the bumblebee faced a formidable challenge – ensuring food security for his family. The once-abundant flowers, Buzz’s family’s primary food source, were rapidly disappearing as

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Re-Vegetation After A Forest Fire

This year was especially devastating for many people across the western United States with a record number of forest fires.  Our hearts go out to everyone affected by these fires.  Arkansas Valley Seeds is working closely with land owners, the Forest Service, and Bureau of Land Management to assist in

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Growing Together with Arkansas Valley Seeds

Arkansas Valley Seeds has teamed up with La Junta Radio, KBLJ 1400 for a brand new radio talk show.  Join Host Pat McGee and Lorin Adams from Arkansas Valley Seeds every Tuesday from 11am to Noon on AM 1400 for Growing Together With Arkansas Valley Seeds.  They will be speaking

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Custom Seed Mixes

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Custom Seed Mixes Arkansas Valley Seed offers custom seed mixes for any project. We are constantly quoting and fulfilling specialty mixes. We can custom build seed mixes to meet even the most diverse seeding needs or we can price an already designed mix. We carry over 500 seed varieties

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How To Read A Seed Tag

Purchasing grass seed can be a stressful process. But knowing how to read a seed tag or label can remove some of the stress and anxiety during the purchasing process. Once you know the fundamentals, you will be great shape. In this article we will discuss the definitions of kind/variety,

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Winterizing & Overseeding Your Lawn

As the days get shorter, and the temperatures get colder, the clock is ticking on the growing season which means it is time to consider winterizing your lawn. Throughout this article there will be several popular practices for getting a lawn prepared for a potentially long harsh winter as well

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Winterizing a Lawn

How to prepare your lawn for the winter As we all know the harsh winters can be extremely detrimental to the overall health and well-being of a home lawn, recreational sports fields, or native grass area. Even though our native soils can be full of nutrients needed for plant growth,

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What is the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)?

Arkansas Valley Seed is a provider of CRP seed mixes to landowners across the country. Each mix is carefully designed with the highest quality seeds to meet the landowners prescribed mix specifications. We stock native grasses, wildflowers, and forage products to meet your specialty mix requirements. What is the Conservation

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NATIVE GRASS PLANTING & ESTABLISHMENT

  PLANTING TIME The best time to plant native grasses is in the early spring (mid March to mid May) when soil moisture is more abundant and temperatures are cooler. Late summer/early fall (mid August through September) can also be a good time but supplemental water may be necessary to

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How to Establish Wildflowers in 5 (sort of) easy steps

The most appealing thing about wildflowers is their combination of beauty and self-sufficiency.  They offer a dazzling range of color and form while displaying hardiness and adaptability not usually found in their more domesticated cousins, the garden flowers.  Wildflowers actually prefer soils of low fertility, and many species are drought

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