Have you ever wondered why carrots don’t go to seed at the end of the growing season? Carrots are one of those “special” vegetables that have “special” requirements in order to save seeds and be a sustainable veggie. Just by chance, I might be able to save some carrot seeds this year. Take a look […]
One way to preserve your garden is by dehydrating. In this post, I show you how to dehydrate your bell peppers and save the seeds for future planting.
Cilantro is an easy-to-grow herb for the culinary herb garden, and saving cilantro (coriander) seed is super-easy! Here’s how to do it.
Happy Year of Pulses! The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has declared 2016 the Year of Pulses, so I’ve decided to do a blog series discussing what pulses are and why they are important. This is just one of many posts discussing the magical world of beans and other pulses. Beans are […]
“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 […]
Do you know Which Types of Plants/Seeds to Select? I greatly enjoy being able to harvest seeds from plants I’ve grown in my own garden. Being able to have seeds for the following year, instead of going out and buying them, makes me feel even better about what I’m growing in the garden. I buy […]