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Video: Authors@Google: Amy P. Goldman

This video from YouTube gives a very thorough introduction to the different heirloom tomato types, presented by Dr. Amy P. Goldman. You’ll also hear a bit about her history growing tomatoes, along with her personal favorite types of tomatoes. She’ll speak about seed saving and throw in a few growing tips near the end of

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Tag: heirloom seeds

Saving Cucumber Seeds (would be nice)

After successfully saving seeds from this years tomatoes I set out to save some cucumber seeds. It didn’t go as planned. I saved one particularly healthy looking cucumber from the plant growing up the south facing garage wall: It was dark green when I picked it but I stored it for several weeks inside the

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Give Winter Thoughts to Summer Seed Saving

Photo by dawnzy58. This is a guest post written by Jenny. Check out her blog at http://seeded.wordpress.com. “It’s dark, it’s cold, it’s winter, and seed-saving season is over. No reason to think about it for at least another six months. Right? Wrong. Even if you don’t have bowls of dried seeds around that still haven’t

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What Are Heirloom Seeds

Heirloom seeds are free. Usually heirloom plants are the ones that have been free for more than 50 years. They will grow into plants that the world has never seen before. Well not that unique but in the same way as brothers and sisters look alike and like their parents. Sometimes the plants will be

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