Seed Bank Wiki – Updates Ongoing

Seed Bank Wiki – Updates Ongoing

A quick update this time – I’m in full blown seed saving and harvesting mode here, and there’s so much to do! It’s becoming a common refrain, but we were hit with some interesting weather this summer, lots of dry hot spells intermixed with complete…

2017 Grow Outs Announced

2017 Grow Outs Announced

I’m pretty excited about this year’s grow outs. Despite the fact I’ve had to scale back the tomatoes slightly because of some blight worries from last year, I do get the chance to re-grow some of my absolute favourites. I also get to finally try…

Annual Seed Sale Fundraiser Now On!

Annual Seed Sale Fundraiser Now On!

That’s right, it’s that time of year again – the seed sale fundraiser is now on! What’s all this about, you ask? Well, once a year after bankable quantities have been safely stowed away for future years, I separate out all the varieties that I…

2016 Round Up

Populuxe Seed Bank on CBC This one is pretty exciting, and I’ve been sitting on the announcement for a few weeks now. I was interviewed by CBC for their latest episode of Ideas! The episode is (as you might expect) all about seed banks. It’s…

End of Season Update

Oh what a year it’s been for the garden! It started out pretty rough, the seedlings were weak when transplanted, and I wasn’t sure they would all make it (they did!). Then they all grew so fast, my plots were like tiny little jungles in…

Seed Starting Begins

This time of year is pretty high up on my list of favourite times of year. Not only after a long winter do I get to go out in the garden and sink my hands in the dirt again, but after what seems to be…