Category Archive: How-to

Which Trellis is the Best Trellis?

Trellises at SSE

Here at Seed Savers Exchange, to say we grow a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, and flowers would be an understatement. With decades of experience growing hundreds of vegetable varieties in ... Read More »

Lucina’s Miniature Stuffed Peppers

Pickled Mini Bell Peppers

SSE member Lucina Cress once told Diane Ott Whealy, "An elderly lady grew these peppers in Ohio and passed them on to me. The chocolate is still my favorite, always so mild and sweet and all the ... Read More »

Winter Luxury Squash: Pumpkin Pie’s dream come true

Winter Luxury pies

Looking to increase the number of oohs and aahs you receive this Thanksgiving?  Try going the homemade heirloom route by using winter squash instead of canned pumpkin in your pumpkin pies.  One of ... Read More »

How to Save Heirloom Tomato Seeds

Seeds fermenting in glass jar

Heirloom tomatoes are the highlight of summer—beautiful colors and bountiful flavors! Preserve the bounty for next year by saving seed of your favorite tomato varieties. You only need a few fruit to ... Read More »

Growing Garlic

jlb_Garlic (75)

Fall is garlic planting time, and growing garlic is fun and easy. In order to get you off to a good start, we've put together a series of garlic planting and harvest slides. We also have a 'cheat ... Read More »

Everything You Need to Know About Radishes

Large French Breakfast radishes ready to bolt.

  The radishes at Heritage Farm are in full bloom! Our flowering beauties may no longer be edible, but they are well on their way to producing seed. Luckily, most radishes grow quickly and ... Read More »

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