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Keeping Heirloom Seeds Heirloom

From The Healthy Home Economist ...corporate behemoth and GMO titan Monsanto has been gobbling up the seed market faster than a caterpillar can munch a tomato plant! With one fell swoop in 2005, Monsanto grabbed approximately 40% ...

Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - May 8 2015 - 2:04pm - 4 comments - 0 attachments

Farmers Finding Non-GMO Seed More Profitable?

From OffTheGridNews (hat tip to Amanda for sharing): Farmers Abandoning GMO Seeds And The Reason Will Surprise You A growing number of farmers are abandoning genetically modified seeds, but it’s not because they are ideologically ...

Discussion - Adam Taggart - Jan 14 2014 - 3:25pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments

Podcast on the Importance of Growing Heirloom Plants in Your Garden

I'm cross-posting our new podcast with Jere Gettle of Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds to bring it to the attention of this Group, as it's particularly relevant to those interested in backyard gardening. Preserving heirloom strains and expanding ...

Discussion - Adam Taggart - Aug 2 2013 - 10:03pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Looking for heirloom carrots, onions, corn and/or peppers

I've really enjoyed growing rare heirloom varieties of vegetables this year. If you have any interesting heirloom seeds to share for carrots, onions, corn and/or cucumbers - I'm interested. I have 4 unopened non-GMO seed packs of radishes, ...

Discussion - Adam Taggart - Jul 25 2013 - 5:29pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments

daikons, walking onions, succulents

I'm setting this topic up as a place to offer excess seeds and plants between members. To start, I have a couple of packets of ten daikon radish seeds, and a few extra Egyptian walking onions, which re-seed themselves. I will exchange them ...

Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Jul 15 2013 - 8:19pm - 3 comments - 0 attachments

Put in your seed order early!

I know what grows here and have most of my seeds saved. For the rest, I just did my seed order for next year. Because I did it online I saw many things are already sold out . This has been an increasing trend for the last few years, so I urge you to ...

Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Dec 17 2012 - 10:54am - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Long lasting seed packaging from Pacific NW seed company

I recently posted about buying some Painted Mountain corn seed to grow for flour. I was amazed when it arrived, along with some eggplant seed I also ordered, to find that both seeds were encased in what looked like permanent mylar packages with ziploc ...

Discussion - catherder - Oct 13 2012 - 5:11pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Resilent Life Seed Exchange

This is a discussion where those who have extra seeds will share with those who want to try a new crop in their kitchen garden. Anything from companion plantings to keep off bugs to beans to what have you? Post what you have extra of, or want, and ...

Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Oct 2 2012 - 4:09pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments