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DIY Seed Packets and Seed Storage Binder

In late winter, sometime between late January and early March, I like to start planning my garden. As I pour over my newly-arrived seed catalogs and choose new seeds varieties to order (always too many), I remind myself that I need to consider all of the seeds I already have in my ever-growing ...

Saving and Caring for Seeds

In Seed Libraries and Other Means of Keeping Seeds in the Hands of People (New Society Publishers, 2014), author Cindy Conner reveals to readers how seed companies have monopolized the seed market and thus harmed small businesses and the abundance of plant varieties. Conner calls on gardeners ...

Seed Saving: How to Save Squash Seeds

In The Resilient Gardener (Chelsea Green Publishing, 2010) scientist and gardener Carol Deppe combines her passion for gardening with newly emerging scientific information from many fields—resilience science, climate change, sustainable agriculture and more. In this book you’ll learn how to ...