Seed Saving Resources

In August I ran a Seed Saving Workshop in one of my spinning groups and I thought I would share some of my favorite resources with you as well. If there are resources I’ve missed, please let me know! Seed Saving Resources Seed Savers Exchange Webinars Seed Savers Exchange Seed Saving Tools The Seed Garden: …

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Growing Color: Planning and Planting

Last year at our community garden harvest party I had a demonstration on cotton processing and spinning. It was a huge hit and it was wonderful to see so many people making the connection between the plants in the garden and the clothes they were wearing. This year I decided to do something in a …

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Herb of the Month: Basil (Ocimum basilicum) Part 1

Sweet basil, (Ocimum basilicum) is the most common variety of basil sold in the United States. While there are many other basil varieties, some closely related and some not, I chose to focus on sweet basil since I'm the most familiar with it. Sweet Basil Information  Size: Sweet basil can range from 24 – 38 inches (61 – …

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