― Though we may be in the damp chill of winter here in Northern California, and the holidays are just around the corner.. we're thinking on Spring and fresh veggies from our garden. Remember? ∙ Now is the time to plan that garden. What do you want to grow? I've got lots of ideas for next year's garden! If you need some information and inspiration, check out these top vegetable seed companies, as written by Mother Earth News. ∙ Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds (Mansfield, Mo.)Botanical [...].