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Great Vegetable Seeds from The Real Seed Catalogue

Great Vegetable Seeds from The Real Seed Catalogue
You'll find no F1 hybrids or genetically modified seed here - just varieties that do really well and taste great when grown by hand on a garden scale. The name of the catalogue reflects what we are working to provide: real seeds for real gardeners wanting to grow proper vegetables. Many are rare heirlooms, and because all are open-pollinated (non-hybrid) , you can save your own seed for future years, using the instructions we supply. There's no need to buy new seed every year! We also have a monthly sowing guide to help you plan your gardening over the year. How We Are Different

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How to Save Your Seeds I think the practice of saving seeds is due for a revival. Seed saving is rewarding in so many ways. It’s very easy. If you find yourself smitten by it, there are ways you can get more expert about it. However, even a little seed saving is an empowering and powerful thing to do. Basics Emerald - Heirloom, Untreated, Open Pollinated, Vegetable Seeds - Sustainable Seed Company Emerald Okra (56 days) Introduced by Campbell's Soup If I remember correctly this was a Cajun cook's dream. My granny hailed from the great state of Louisiana and many a time I remember smelling fried okra wafting from the kitchen during a fish fry. You can easily fill a gumbo pot with the abundant pods from Emerald okra. This okra is an early variety that you CAN actually let grow out past 3" to about 8".

Hybrid Seeds vs. GMOs Hybrid Seeds. Genetically-modified (GMO) seeds. Heirloom seeds. The labels often confuse people. Annie's Heirloom Seeds Monsanto Buys Up Heirloom Seed Suppliers The NM Tree and Garden Center located in Rio Rancho, New Mexico has discovered that Monsanto is buying heirloom seed companies. They are also buying the trademarks to a number of heirloom seeds. This means that you may think you are supporting an heirloom seed company but in reality the company is owned by Monsanto. The seeds themselves are still non-GMO and heirloom and they can be saved at the end of the harvest and resown next season, but you are still giving money to Monsanto.

Seed Starting Hacks Every Gardener Should Know! - Dory Fitz Seed starting hacks every gardener should know and every gardener can use. When it comes to growing a garden, watching a seed grow is just as satisfying as eating fresh produce from the mature plants. Start this years gardening adventure with some DIY seed starting tricks that are quick and easy. Plus, usually seed starting supplies are only found in stores during spring. With these DIY projects you don’t need to wait until then, anytime of year you have all of the supplies you need to start seeds. Looking for more great gardening tips?

10 Best Companies for Non-GMO Heirloom Seeds Steer clear of Monsanto’s GMO seeds and support companies doing the most good for the planet If you buy seeds that aren’t organic, open pollinated or heirlooms, you are most likely buying from a company owned Monsanto called Seminis. Seminis has been buying up patents on most nursery seed varieties like Early Girl and Better Boy tomatoes. Even if the particular seeds you choose from these companies aren’t GMO, you’re still sending money back to Monsanto.

The Manual of Seed Saving: Harvesting, Storing, and Sowing Techniques for Vegetables, Herbs, and Fruits from Timber Press Growing vegetables, fruits, and herbs from seed has many benefits for both the gardener and the planet. Seed saving helps gardeners maintain important regional varieties that are well suited for specific conditions, encourages plant diversity, and helps promote plants with the best texture, flavor, and variety. The Manual of Seed Saving is an authoritative guide from experts around the globe. Material / Community Seed Banks Here we provide some literature-links on CSBs and links that are useful for daily practice. Furthermore, you can find here the presentations coming from the two workshops on Community Seed Banks in September 2017 in Rome. Report on a workshop on CSBs in Sept. 2017, including > results of a Survey on Community Seed Banks in Europe> presentations from CSB initiatives > presentations from international organisations> results of a SWOT analysis on CSBs Download report (10 MB)Annex 1: Questionnaire for survey on CSB in EuropeAnnex 2 : 18 Presentations of workshop participants

Seed Saving Intensive with Edmund Frost Please read and agree to the following terms. If you disagree, you will be re-directed to the home page, and will not be able to attend on-farm events. For the opportunity to participate in this workshop, conducted through Living Web Farms (“LWF”), I hereby grant to LWF and its successors, licensees, assigns, employees and/or agents (a) the right to photograph, record, tape, film and otherwise reproduce my likeness, voice, mannerisms, image, appearance and performance during my participation in the Workshop, and (b) the right to use my name, likeness, portrait or pictures, voice and biographical material about me. LWF shall have the right to use such materials and information for educational, organizational and promotional purposes, and to exploit such materials and information in any and all media, including, without limitation, on LWF’s website. Additionally, I acknowledge that there is a risk of injury, which can result from my participation in the Workshop.

Living Web Farms Please read and agree to the following terms. If you disagree, you will be re-directed to the home page, and will not be able to attend on-farm events. For the opportunity to participate in this workshop, conducted through Living Web Farms (“LWF”), I hereby grant to LWF and its successors, licensees, assigns, employees and/or agents (a) the right to photograph, record, tape, film and otherwise reproduce my likeness, voice, mannerisms, image, appearance and performance during my participation in the Workshop, and (b) the right to use my name, likeness, portrait or pictures, voice and biographical material about me. LWF shall have the right to use such materials and information for educational, organizational and promotional purposes, and to exploit such materials and information in any and all media, including, without limitation, on LWF’s website.

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