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Saving Seeds from Biennial Plants

Transplanting biennials back outside

This month we asked two experienced staff members at Seed Savers Exchange to share their knowledge about saving seeds from biennials. Our Field Manager, Bryan Stuart, and one of our Field Technicians, ... Read More »

Healthy Seeds are Happy Seeds

Plant Material

Testing for squash mosaic virus Part of the responsibility that comes with maintaining a seed collection containing over 20,000 rare garden varieties includes testing for and eradicating viruses and ... Read More »

Seed Savers Exchange Showcase: Container Gardening!

Container Gardening

Are you an apartment dweller with a green thumb? Or a novice who's daunted by the thought of a full-blown garden? Well, don’t fear because we’re here with a list of lovely varieties that thrive in ... Read More »

Superb Heirloom Herbs

Heirloom Chives

Nothing brings your cooking to the next level like fresh garden herbs. We've chosen some of our favorites for you, but we can't wait to hear about your preferred varieties and your favorite ways to ... Read More »

Top Ten Heirloom Tomato Varieties

Gold Medal tomato

The time has come to get your tomato plants started so they're ready to transfer outside once the warm weather officially settles in. Take a look at this winter's top ten favorite heirloom tomato ... Read More »

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 »

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