Category Archive: Education

Fresh from the Garden

Fresh from the garden

When I grab a basket and go to my garden to gather fresh vegetables and herbs, it's like going to my own little market.  I look at gardening as a good workout and a chance to listen to the sounds of ... Read More »

This isn’t about nylon stockings… Seed Storage and You

Seed Storage

Did you know that nylon stockings make the ultimate, multipurpose tool?  They keep legs warm and physical imperfections under wraps; they are maggot barriers for emerging apples; and, in a pinch, ... Read More »

My Internship at Seed Savers Exchange

Corn Pollination

*We are now accepting internship applications for the 2014 season.* Click here for details. By Talinna Appling I discovered my passion for growing plants after spending a summer working for a ... Read More »

Zucchini Abundance

Zucchini

It's that time of year again when gardeners everywhere are seeking out creative ways to utilize the abundance of zucchini and summer squash coming out of their garden. Of course, here at Seed Savers ... Read More »

Ground Cherries: Evoking Memories through Taste

Ground Cherry husks

If I had a dollar for every time I heard someone say, “My Grandma always had ground cherries in her garden… She made the best pies and jam,”  I’d be a rich woman. Ground cherries conjure up fond ... Read More »

Summer Greens

Leaves left to right: Heodrig collard, Bull’s Blood beet, Vitessa kale, Lacinato kale, Kerala Red amaranth, Green orach, Orange chard, Burpee’s Golden beet, Gold Nugget sweet potato, Red malabar spinach, purslane, lamb’s quarters, dandelion.

  [Leaves left to right: Heodrig collard, Bull’s Blood beet, Vitessa kale, Lacinato kale, Kerala Red amaranth, Green orach, Orange chard, Burpee’s Golden beet, Gold Nugget sweet potato, Red ... Read More »

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