Escarole Seed – Selfer with a couple challenges

Escarole is the last Selfer we’re talking about for #seedsavingformarketgardeners Escarole might be bitter and beautiful and have many similarities to chicories. But Escaroles and chicories are not the same thing. Escaroles are selfers that barely cross.(Almost Superselfers like lettuce – I think) They tend to come in shades of green with not much of … More Escarole Seed – Selfer with a couple challenges

Crossers Wanna Cross – But You Can Still Save Them On Your Farm!

It is now CROSSER time on #seedsavingformarketgrowers. Reminder – SELFERS are hermaphrodite flowers that predominantly self pollinate. Crossers are on the other side of the spectrum. These are plants that predominantly cross pollinate. Some are hermaphrodites and some have distinct male and female flowers. Whatever the flower structures, CROSSERS want to CROSS. Now at first … More Crossers Wanna Cross – But You Can Still Save Them On Your Farm!