When cleaning up a garden in the fall, many people overlook saving seeds for the next season. While purchasing fresh packets of seeds is generally easy on the budget, it can be satisfying and simple to learn how to save seeds from the garden. “A lot of people get intimidated...
An Aldergrove farm is teaching the community the importance of saving seeds, while gardening. Early Bird Family Farm, is hosting an event to enlighten people on the way saving seeds, is saving the environment. Barb Pearson, owner, said she started gardening and, advocating for seed waste, in 2018. “There weren’t...
Melissa K. Norris - Modern Homesteading
If you want to get started without spending too much, here are some cheap tricks for your garden!. Have you ever felt the pain of having to water your plants every day? The time can feel endless, and it might even be costing money! If this sounds like what’s happening in your garden right now then I’ve got some great news for you.
Most perennial seeds for gardening are used starting in the autumn season, with most people starting them in the house before transferring to their gardens. You shouldn’t have to buy new seeds each season, however, especially when you find that you can use flowers from the garden you have now to save for next year.
For longtime gardeners, saving seeds from their plants may be a family tradition. For new gardeners, it may only be a matter of time until they wonder if they can save the seeds forming in their vegetables and flowers to grow next year’s garden. While the answer is yes, the successful seed saver will need to plan ahead. Here are a few things to consider in getting started with seed saving.
Idaho Mountain Express
Fall weather and cooler days means that gardeners are now engaging in a crucial stage in the cycle of food propagation: seed saving. The Upper Big Wood River Grange 192 Community Garden in Hailey is designed to produce seeds from vegetables and other plants for the Wood River Seed Library to safeguard plant biodiversity in the Wood River Valley.
Esther's Gardening Adventures
Please bring any native seeds you’ve collected in an envelope to be swapped. Other seeds welcome- veggies and pollinator friendly plants and flowers:) Please include any of the following information on your envelopes:. Plant name, eco type, nativar, sun, shade, moist, dry, deer resistant, and any other specifics you can...
City of Midland, Michigan
Ed. note: This article first appeared on ARC2020.eu. ARC2020 is a platform for agri-food and rural actors working towards better food, farming, and rural policies for Europe. What happens when a farm invites the wider community to collectively tease out its future? In September ARC2020 visited Brittany to find out.
Https://hnr.k-state.edu/extension/info-center/newsletters/index.html. Video of the Week: How to Test Your Soil for Nutrients. https://kansashealthyyards.org/all-videos/video/how-to-test-your-soil-for-nutrients. EVENTS. Kansas Forest Service Tree, Shrub Seedling Sale, September 1 – October 15. Turf Conference. The 71st Annual Kansas Turf & Landscape Conference will be held in-person this year on December1 & 2 at the Hilton Garden...
Learn all about native plants and pollinators. We will cover native wildflowers, nesting habitats, gardening sustainability and more!. The workshop will be held outdoors at the Kate Farm (head south on Rt. 5 from campus for 8 minutes on foot, right past the intersection with Rosecroft). There is the option to get dirty, so please dress accordingly! In addition to closed-toed shoes, drinking water, gloves and bug spray are also recommended.
Austin Organic Gardeners
Insights At The She Shed
Pumpkins and festive gourds are available at Vella Farms, 5136 Dale Road, Modesto, open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Proceeds from this event benefit the Children’s Crisis Center of Stanislaus County, Inc.; VIPS, the Visually Impaired Persons Support; and Rotary Club of Salida. Celtic Music On Tap. The lads...
Paulding County Progress
Even as our gardens are winding down for the year, they’re preparing for the next. I love how this reminds me of what God has said: “’For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future.’” (Jeremiah 29:11).