Tag Archives: Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds

December 5: Pullet update and seed-saving adventures in Southern California

The year 2016 is drawing to a close. We finally turned on our furnace on Nov. 28. The nights have been getting down into the low 40s pretty regularly. That sent Chicken Little, our oldest hen, into the enclosed nest … Continue reading

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She who dies with the most seeds wins

Gardeners often buy more seeds, bulbs and plants than they need, but who is to say what someone needs? Plant and seed buying may address a deep-seated genetic desire to have enough food. Continue reading

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Pumpkins aren’t just for Halloween

Heirloom pumpkins offer a smorgasborg of shapes, colors, surfaces and tastes. Organic pumpkins are too good to just toss after Halloween. Continue reading

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Saving Heirloom Seeds

Seeds from heirloom vegetables breed true, so save seeds for next year’s garden. Supporting heirloom seed companies also helps preserve genetic diversity. Continue reading

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