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Seed Savers Exchange

Seed Savers Exchange

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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.

Perennial Herbs - Hardiness Zones and More I've put together a list of perennial herbs and their respective hardiness zones. If you don't know your hardiness zone, follow the link to find out. Armed with that information, the list will give you a good idea of the herbs that will grow for you outdoors year round: USDA Hardiness Zone Map P and P Seed P & P Seed Co. Shopping with P & P Seed Co. has never been easier! All seed orders that ship to US and Canada, select US Seed Shipment shipping method. International orders (all others outside of US/Canada), please choose International Shipping. US funds drawn on US banks only. Send e-mail for Bulk Orders ONLY to bulk_orders@pandpseed.com

Seed Libraries Crop Up Just as one seed can produce many seeds, one idea can change many lives. Free public libraries were revolutionary in their time because they provided access to books and knowledge that had not previously been available to a large segment of the population. A free seed lending library can also provide people with a chance to transform their lives and communities by providing access to fresh, healthy food that may not otherwise be available. The East Palo Alto seed library is a lot like a traditional library in a number of ways. Patrons of the seed library need to sign up, learn how to “check-out” seeds, and of course the library is free!

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?

Medicinal Herb seeds From Mountain Rose Herbs Angelica Seeds Angelica archangelica 100 seeds Medicinal gardens crave the presence of this, the official species. Bitter aromatic, antimicrobial and carminative. 100 seeds/pkt More details… Arnica Seeds Seed Savers Exchange Seed Savers Exchange logo. Seed Savers Exchange, or SSE is a non-profit organization based near Decorah, Iowa, that preserves heirloom plant varieties through regeneration, distribution and seed exchange. It is one of the largest nongovernmental seedbanks in the United States.[1] The mission of SSE is to preserve the world’s diverse but endangered garden heritage for future generations by building a network of people committed to collecting, conserving, and sharing heirloom seeds and plants, and educating people about the value of genetic and cultural diversity. Since 1975, Seed Savers has produced an annual yearbook of members’ seed offerings, as well as multiple editions of The Garden Seed Inventory, and The Fruit, Nut and Berry Inventory. SSE also publishes Seed to Seed: Seed Saving and Growing Techniques for Vegetable Gardeners. History[edit]

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.

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