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Edible Plants that Self-Seed (Perfect for the Lazy Gardener!)

We all know that perennial flowers will self-seed, keep growing, and come back again and again, making them great staples for the flower garden. But did you know that the same is true of many c…

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Create An Heirloom Garden

As I wrote about last week, if you are planning your edible garden, you might want to make it a “themed” garden. One theme you can try is to plant an heirloom garden. What is an heirloom garden? Ac…

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Sharing Seeds to Sow

If you are a gardener like me, your mailbox is overflowing with seed catalogs all enticing you with all kinds of choices and great deals on those choices.  But, before you rush to take advantage of th…

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Save Seeds And Money: Swap Them

Last week I wrote about an innovative way to save seeds via formally organized seed libraries.  But, there’s another way to save hard-to-find heirloom seeds that has been around forever; seed swapping…

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Sowing Future Seeds

It is estimated that farmers produced about 80,000 species of plants before the advent of industrialized agriculture, now they rely on about 150. This has resulted from a number of factors but, over t…

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