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Mar 14 11
Hudson Valley Seed Co.: Seed Pack Art 3

Hudson Valley Seed Co.: Seed Pack Art 3

by Margaret

Part three in a series of Seed Packet Art. Ken Greene and Doug Muller created Hudson Valley Seed Library so they could offer a network of organic and certified naturally-grown seeds to locals in New York State and surrounding regions. In fact, these seed savers aim to revive New York’s once-flourishing seed trade while preserving [...]

Mar 1 11
Time to Sow Some Seeds

Time to Sow Some Seeds

by Margaret

  You know the basics: Oder your seeds. Done. Jump for joy when they arrive. Done. Plant, plant, plant!! Working on that. Once again, this year I’ll sow my tomato and herb seeds in expandable peat pellets. I have the pellets leftover from last March. And I’ll reuse my plastic tray with its view-though cover, [...]

Jan 31 11
Garden Planning + Seed Buying

Garden Planning + Seed Buying

by Margaret

Like most gardeners and farmers I know, my surrender to winter begins as an affair with open books, photographs of past seasons and a devotion to planning a spring garden. You can welcome the cold weather with reluctance, or you can embrace it. A little of both works for me. Either way, the winter inevitably [...]