Tag : Seed Saving

DIY Free Printable Seed Packets

Seeds are so many things. In An Invisible Orchard, A Natural History of Seeds, Jonathan Silverton book explains: “The story of seeds, in a nutshell, is a tale of evolution. From the tiny sesame that we sprinkle on our bagels…

0 Comments / 794 View / September 9, 2016

Harvesting Pumpkins: Maple Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

          We peeled off the highway, leaving bumper to bumper traffic for the quiet risk of side roads, and found this pumpkin patch. It was a lucky string of events. It always seems to be that…

0 Comments / 147 View / October 30, 2015

Seed Saving Made Simple

  Ready to start your own personal seed bank? Or simply looking for ways to pay yourself forward, save money and grow a better garden? Honestly, there’s no real trick to collecting and saving seeds except to recall the ideal conditions…

4 Comments / 279 View / October 26, 2015

Harvesting Seeds

  Gathering seeds is like starting from scratch — like a bright shining moment that when combined with effort and anticipation lead to something great (at least that’s the hope). Next season’s planting, a new garden or dinner. It’s good…

2 Comments / 872 View / September 22, 2015

How to Collect & Save Tomato Seeds

  If you’re a tomato lover it’s time to start thinking about collecting and saving seeds for next season’s crop. There’s a fancy way to do it, a human jump-started fermentation process, and then there’s Emily’s way, let nature do…

2 Comments / 285 View / September 20, 2014