Over six weeks of Saturday mornings from April 1-May 6th 2017, gardener-wannabes can get inspiration and practical tips on soil, seed planting, growing vegetables, pruning, and many other key concepts under the tutelage of master gardeners in a classroom setting at Riverwood.
Everything you need to know about sowing annual flower and vegetable seeds in the garden
Everything you need to know about starting annual flower and vegetable seeds indoors. Free PDF download.
Seedy Saturday (or Sunday) gatherings are annual grassroots events where open-pollinated and heritage seeds are swapped. The local events grow in appeal.
When clearing plants in the fall, two little goldfinches have reminded me that birds are dependent on seedheads for their autumn diet. Leave seed for birds.
Saving seeds can be as easy as collecting and drying pepper seed, and safely packaging them. It is a bit more complicated to save tomato seed.
Seeds seem suspended in time, but they contain living tissues, and have a finite number of years to remain viable. Here’s how to test for seed viability.
Judith Adam is picky about the tomatoes she grows. In the hundreds of tomatoes in seed catalogues, it’s not easy to find dwarf tomato seeds.
Starting primroses from seed doesn’t always require complicated treatment to germinate. Judith Adam is enchanted by lovely old-fashioned kinds of primroses.