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Botanical Interests

Botanical Interests

Organic Seed Alliance Plant Seeds Using Eggshells | 17 Apart: How To: Plant Seeds Using Eggshells We were excited when our Sprout Robot alert went off that it was time to start broccoli seeds indoors this weekend for our zip code. With the move and being in the midst of colder months, we are seriously lacking in the gardening department, except for our avocado sprouts (which we have an exciting update on coming tomorrow). We located our organic broccoli seed packet from last year's garden and hit up our gardening Pinterest boards (mine & hers) where we've been collecting ideas for creative planting all winter. Evidently, eggshells make the perfect size seed starters, are natural, biodegradable, can be planted directly into the soil after being cracked a little, and supply nourishment to the plant and surrounding soil (not to mention they're free). After saving the shells from this week's eggs, we set out to make our eggshell planters. You'll Need: EggsEgg cartonSeeds Planting soil Small spoonSpray bottleAwl, or wide sharp needle 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Discover More:

HOME NEWS - Marianna's Heirloom seeds Veseys Harris Seeds - Offering Vegetable Seeds, Flower Seeds and Suppli HEIRLOOM SEEDS Monsanto-Free Seed Companies In 2005, Monsanto purchased Semenis which was (and is) the world’s largest seed company and now they own thousands of conventional seed companies in addition to their GMO seed business. Monsanto now owns 40% of the conventional seed market in the US and 20% of the worldwide market, including organics and heirlooms. It’s not terribly easy to avoid them, which is why we’ve compiled the list below list with the help of readers and some experts from the field, both to help you navigate through things as well as encouragement for companies to take part in the boycott so that they may also qualify to have their names included. Here they are, and please let us know of any companies we may have missed and we will add them to this list. Names are in alphabetical order. Adaptive Seeds*All Good Things Organic (SW)Amishland Seeds*Annie’s Heirloom SeedsThe Ark Institute*Backyard Beans and Grains ProjectBaker Creek Seed Co. Canada: Europe: Learn more about seed verification at

Southern Exposure Seed Exchange, Saving the Past for the Future Native Seeds/SEARCH Seed Savers Seeds of Change Farm Wars Safe Seed Company List Barbara H. Peterson Farm Wars The following is a list of seed companies that provide organic and heirloom seed varieties. DOWNLOAD PDF HERE: FARMWARS SAFE SEED COMPANY LIST Ap082012 The following companies have determined to NOT have any association with biotech interests, and DO NOT sell seeds sourced from companies owned by Monsanto.

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