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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 »

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 »

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 »

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