Tag Archive: seed saving

How to Get Ahead

Garden Planning

Some people mistakenly believe that farmers have a “down season.” Without the twelve hour days harvesting and weeding, a winter spent reviewing crop spreadsheets and lounging by a wood stove might ... Read More »

Seed Saving Collection for First-Timers

Seed Saving Collection

In our grandparents' day seed saving was just part of gardening.  Store-bought seed, like store-bought anything, was a luxury for my Grandma. She could only afford to order what she couldn’t easily ... Read More »

Preventing GMO Contamination in Your Open-Pollinated Corn

'Hjerleid Blue' corn

By Tor Janson, SSE Assistant Curator and Steve Carlson, SSE Communications Coordinator A Promiscuous Pollinator Corn (Zea mays) is what we around here consider a ‘promiscuous pollinator.’ That’s ... Read More »

Seed Saving School

tomato seeds

Seed Savers Exchange was proud to present our first-ever multi-day Seed Saving School last weekend to 19 enthusiastic participants from across the country and around the world. Our most comprehensive ... Read More »

Online Seed Exchange

Online Seed Exchange

Seed Savers Exchange (SSE) is proud to provide a new tool (still in development as of 11/15/13) to help seed savers and gardeners keep the diversity of our garden heritage in the hands of many: an ... Read More »

Chewin’ on Seeds (Assessing Seed Maturity)

Eggplant

Now that fall has arrived, folks are often curious about when to harvest seeds that they’re saving from their garden. Although seed maturity can often be evaluated by simply touching or viewing the ... Read More »

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