From the  MICHAEL TORTORELLO of the New York Times comes this hilarious quote:

A seed should be fecund, no apologies. Yet certain vegetables may advertise their potency a little too insistently. That is, anatomically. O.K., pornographically.

Don't worry, this article is Rated G. Michael discusses the art packaging of heirloom seeds on display at the New York Botanical Garden but will come to Santa Rosa next year at the National Heirloom Exposition.

Need a pretty interesting and small gifts for a few gardeners friends and family? Have a look at these clever seeds packs.