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 […]
Are you just getting started saving seeds? Here is a wonderful resource for everything you could need to know about saving various types of seeds. Be sure to check back from time to time as we will be continuously adding to the list. Here are just a few of the varieties included in this encyclopedia: […]
Saving seed is one thing…but then cleaning it is a whole other thing. You know when you buy seed and you open up that seed package and all you see are seeds? That’s because those seeds have been cleaned (or separated) from all the other bits of the plant. If half the package was made […]
Do you have a hard time finding organic onion sets, or even finding the VARIETY of onion sets you want, regardless of organics or conventional? Growing onions from seed opens up a whole slew of onion variety options, and saves you big time bucks!
Seed libraries have been in the news lately and some have even received notice that their activities may not be legal. Read this post to see how you can help Save a Seed Library!
In 1794, George Washington said that seed saving was an expected part of farming. While large commercial farmers may not find it practical, the home gardener will find it a meaningful and fun part of gardening. In this post, I review the four advantages of growing heirlooms so you can save seeds from year to […]