Why bother growing your own seeds when there is so much other work to do in the garden? Today I begin a series to answer the question Why Save Seed? First up, will saving seeds save you money? How Much Does Seed Cost? On a small scale market garden, you might spend $500 to $1500 … More Should you save seeds to save money?
It’s been awhile since Going to Seed has been really hopping. What do you want to read about? … More What do you want to read on Going to Seed?
The third biennial ECOSGN (Eastern Canadian Organic Seed Growers Network) Seed Conference is coming! This year ECOSGN has teamed up with ACORN (the Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network) to have the ECOSGN conference at the ACORN fall conference. The Details Where: Moncton, NB at the Delta Beauséjour When: November 28–30, 2016 How to register: Click … More ACORN hosting 2016 ECOSGN seed conference
Below is the official information for 6 webinars broadcast from OSA’s Organic Seed Growers Conference. I am one of the speakers in Seed Economics: How to Make Growing and Selling Seed More Profitable. If you’re interested in listening, make sure to register for the webinars! The Organic Seed Alliance (OSA) is hosting their 8th biennial Organic … More Organic Seed Growers Conference Webinars
In the last 3 years, Golden Purslane has become an on farm favorite salad green. It has a juicy refreshing taste with a sour edge that livens up a salad. Last year we also grew a seed crop. Golden Purslane produces small yellow flowers that only last a short time. (I have yet to catch … More Saving Purslane Seed
Our annual open house is coming up. The full details are below. But one thing I’ll point out to all my seedy readers is that I will be giving seed and garlic tours during the event! Full Details Get out your calendars and reserve Sunday July 5th for our Open House. This also happens to … More Tourne-Sol Open House on Sunday 5 July, 2015
Last year, I selected my favorite Italian Dandelion plants from our market planting. I chose them based on the level of leaf serration, the red stem and green leaf contrast, and vigour. In fact, I’d actually been eliminating whatever I didn’t like all season long. Whatever was too green, too round leafed, or too marked … More Planting Overwintered Dandelion