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The Art of Winnowing and Seed-Sowing

Seeds are fascinating; the vast differences in their size, texture, colour, shape and weight, and the fact that something that seems so dry and lifeless – sometimes lying dormant for years – has the ability awaken and start to grow. 299 more words


Seed Treatment – Process and Importance

One question that might creep up in your head is if treating the seeds with chemicals is necessary or not. So, think about it. How good will it be if you need not spend on herbicides or fungicides? 432 more words

Barley Seeds

Seed Saving and Cleaning Seeds

I spent some time cleaning seeds last week. I’d saved these seeds last fall around the time of the final freeze up. I had some volunteer snapdragons that were quite spectacular that I wanted to plant more deliberately this coming growing season. 357 more words

Gardening And Foraging

Mobile Seed Processing Service from Evans & Pearce

The mobile seed processing service (http://www.evansandpearce.com/mobile-seed-processing) that we offer at Evans & Pearce is based on good communication with our customers to ensure that the whole operation passes as seamlessly as possible. 18 more words

Farm Saved Seed

Where Does Grass Seed go After Harvest?

Harvest is over!!! Baling is done!! Hip Hip Hooray…now on to field work, planting, spraying and office work. :)

I realized that I share many photos of the harvest process but where does the seed go after the field? 216 more words


Mobile Seed Processing of Farm Saved Seed by Evans and Pearce

A demonstration of our high output mobile seed processing units and highly skilled operators who will come to your farm to clean and dress your… 26 more words

Seed Processing

Testing Assumptions - The Milkweed Seed Fiasco

A few months ago, I mentioned a technique that we use to clean milkweed seeds after harvest.  We spread the fluffy seeds out on a concrete floor and light the thin pile on fire, burning the fluff off the seeds.  379 more words