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Excerpt from Seed Savers Treasure

In celebration of the rerelease of Treasure today, I’m posting an excerpt from the book that explains the title.

Enjoy. From chapter 8:

Ana reached down and pulled something from the pocket of her sweater. 542 more words

Baby Brandywines: A Tale of Survival in an Iowa Garden

About a week ago, a sudden severe thunderstorm whipped through our place. We watched through our kitchen window as 70-mile-per-hour winds ripped tin off the hog shed, turned and toppled our pop-up camper, and lofted our trampoline into a cottonwood tree. 199 more words

UAE company turns camel milk into baby formula

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Hope Springs Eternal: I hope my peas do too

Last year was such a disaster in many ways, not the least of which was the garden. However, even though 1-2″ of snow is forecast, I went out and planted the PEAS, (Green Arrow and Dwarf Gray Sugar) as well as some other cold tolerant things like Pak Choi ‘Green Fortune’, Cherry Belle radish, and 3 kinds of carrots: Nantes, Tonda di Parigi, (little round ones), and a new variety for me, St. 123 more words


Seed: the untold story - a film poster

Latest poster for the lovely Oxford Permaculture Picturehouse – advertising their latest film “Seed: the untold story“.


When to Start Seedlings

Before you can reach harvest time you have to make sure your plants get off to the best start possible. This means kicking off the process before the weather gets warm again. 586 more words

Eco-friendly Gardening


Years ago, I purchased this cast away for less than a dollar.  According to the label, it had been assembled by a heritage foundation.  The contents are now 25 years old.  138 more words