Category Archive: How-to

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 »

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 »

Garlic Escapades

Garlic Scape in the Field

Whether blended in a soup, pickled in a mason jar or baked in an omelet, eating is the best way to utilize scapes, a farm and garden byproduct of garlic. Seed Savers Exchange is conducting its first ... Read More »

Recipe: Italian Vegetable Ragout

Heirloom Eggplant

Summer is here, and it’s time to gather those wonderful fresh vegetables from your garden or the market. The following recipe was taken from the 1995 Seed Savers Exchange Calendar, in which all the ... Read More »

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