For a gardener, dreaming about and planning your spring garden is one of the best parts of winter. Why do I love heirloom seeds? For me, it’s like grocery shopping. I prefer, organic, chemical free food, not developed in a lab, preferably locally grown. I also like trying new things. This year we will be […]
“Anyone who thinks that gardening begins in the spring and ends in the fall is missing the best part of the whole year. For gardening begins in January with the dream. — Josephine Nuese” It’s that time of year where we send our winter blues scurrying with thoughts of green leaves and sunshine. Gardening does […]
Heirloom vegetables are the old varieties that have been passed down through generations. Some vegetables have a history spanning thousands of years. I grow them, but I had never really thought much about their history. This book traces back the origins of all your favourites and a few you’ve probably never heard of! I would […]
Have you ever tried saving your own seeds? We did for the first time this summer with our watermelon. Seed saving kind of seems a little intimidating, to me at least. But it really wasn’t hard at all! If I can do it, so can you!
Do you include Heirloom Seeds in your Survival Storage? Mike Podlesny shares his view on why we need to consider saving heirloom seeds for long term survival. Slip on over see what Mike has to say…
Saving seeds isn’t just easy, it’s fun and saves you money too! Looking for other reasons you should be saving seeds this year?