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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


Yard Work and Gardening In February

February is promising to be a month of fickle weather. Last weekend, was jacket-weather so we did some vine trimming along a fence line. We are heading into another Arctic blast now, though, with probable snow later today. 661 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


Seed Connetions 2014 Conference!

One month from today we will be in the middle of Seed Connections 2014.

If you work with seed or want to know anything about seeds, you should not miss this event. 143 more words

Organic Open-Pollinated Seeds