This is the third post in the What seeds should you save series. During this series, you’ve been choosing the seeds to save based on what you need for your farm. Not all seeds will grow equally well on your farm. Focusing on the seeds that do best in your climate will increase your seed … More Make Seed Saving Easier By Choosing The Right Seed For Your Climate
Are you a Canadian seed grower who is thinking about getting a seed contract from a US seed company? Are you a US seed company looking to tap into the fantastic network of Canadian seed growers? But you’re wondering how to navigate the US / Canada border? Don’t worry, it is usually easier than you … More How To Export Seeds To The USA
You might remember a few months ago I wrote that you shouldn’t start saving seeds to save money. I still stand by that first post. But once you have acquired seed growing experience and are having success saving seeds, then saving seeds can save you money. On farms where you use a lot of seed … More Reduce Your Seed Bill By Saving Seeds
This is a story about bees and how unexpected things can be exciting and about orange hot peppers.
After reading a few Going To Seed posts, you’ve decided “I want to be a seed saver!” But wait, there are so many seeds out there. What seed should you save? Let me guide you through a reflection and evaluation process to determine what seeds to save. Over the next couple of posts I will … More What Seed Should You Save?
If there is one part of seed saving I love the most, it is crossing 2 distinct varieties and unleashing a storm of diversity. I love working with the subsequent populations and seeing what happens after each generation of selection. I must admit that this love has resulted in boxes and boxes of seed envelopes … More How I Bred Rainbow Tatsoi
Great vegetables start with great seeds. Here are 7 reasons that can stop you from getting those greats seeds. This is the third post in my Why Save Seed series. You don’t need to read the whole series to appreciate this post but if you did want to, you can start the series here! 1. … More 7 Reasons You Can’t Get The Seed You Want