Tags » Saving Seed

My Aggies Have Gone to Seed - I Miss Them Already

I’m missing my Aggies already. My Lily of the Nile, also known as African Blue Lily, but often affectionately called “Aggies” due to their botanical name… 537 more words

Sun-loving Flowers

Chicory flowers!

Testimony to how behind I am on my plot. I’ve never seen them before, usually any chicory going this dramatically to seed would have been rooted out and in the compost before now. 40 more words


2015 Texas Master Gardener Conference

It was an absolute pleasure serving and presenting at the 2015 Texas Master Gardener Conference in Belton, Texas. Kudos to Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company for sending me as an ambassador and teacher.  37 more words


Seed Libraries and Maryland Law

To meet the growing interest in locally grown food, about 400 seed libraries operate throughout the country. Seed libraries are just what the name implies, a place to check out seeds. 368 more words


it is our human right to save seed and distribute it for free. minnesota doesn't think so

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com)

The Duluth Seed Library is under fire from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture for illegally distributing seeds.

The seed library, located within Duluth’s Public Library has been operating for about a year, distributing seeds for gardeners to grow, harvest the produce, and return new seeds to the library. 174 more words

Food + Ag Politics

saving spinach seed

I grow spinach (Spinacia oleracea) every year.  It’s an excellent cool season crop, to be grown either in the early spring or fall.  Often, if I have spinach in the ground in the fall, it will regrow from the same plants in the spring.  526 more words


Bean there, done that.

A few weeks ago I ordered the bulk of my seeds for next year. This is very early – I don’t normally get my seeds until Christmas time but this year the excitement of going through all those new seed packets got the better of me and I cracked. 973 more words