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2017 Holiday Seed Giveaway

“When you save your own seed you complete the circle. You fulfill in full measure the Gardener’s Covenant with the Plant to save, cherish, distribute and plant its seeds.” –Carol Deppe, The Resilient Gardener: Food Production and Self-Reliance in Uncertain … Continue reading

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Let the Seed Starting Begin!

Today I kicked off the 2017 seed starting season by sowing seeds for several herbs, including seeds for parsley, fennel and garlic chives. While I was at it, I also sowed seeds for a micro greens mix, sunflower shoots, and … Continue reading

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It’s Seed Starting Time Again

Yesterday I kicked off the 2016 seed starting season. I sowed seeds for early plantings of arugula, lettuce, parsley, mizspoona and kale. I’ll be starting more seeds as soon as the new seed orders arrive, but yesterday I was able … Continue reading

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This and That

I’ve been busy the last couple of days doing inventory on my seed stores and planning my 2016 seed orders. I store most of my seeds in ziploc bags inside plastic boxes, organized into various groups like brassicas, salad greens, … Continue reading

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Seed Starting Setup

Given the fact that I have a small greenhouse, many people are surprised to find out I start almost all of my seeds indoors in our basement, under fluorescent lights. I use the greenhouse for growing the seedlings once they … Continue reading

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