A Journal of Heirloom Gardening

Saving Seeds from Winter Squash

Posted by Jennifer Dixon on 5th Sep 2017

Saving Seeds from Winter Squash

One of the benefits of saving seed from winter squash is that you can still eat the flesh of the squash whereas with summer squash the flesh is no longer edible when the seeds are finally mature.When …

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Growing Marigolds from Seed to Seed

Posted by Jennifer Dixon on 21st Aug 2017

Growing Marigolds from Seed to Seed

Out of all the different flowers I grow I would probably say marigolds are one of my favorites. Mainly because they are very easy to grow, they don't mind the heat, and they bloom over a long season. …

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How to Save Tomato Seeds from Heirloom Tomatoes

Posted by Jennifer Dixon on 1st Aug 2017

How to Save Tomato Seeds from Heirloom Tomatoes

When it comes to saving heirloom seeds tomatoes in my opinion can be some of the easiest seeds to harvest and save. The process is relatively straightforward and works with all varieties of tomatoes.& …

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The Year of the Cherry Tomates

Posted by Jennifer Dixon on 16th Jul 2017

The Year of the Cherry Tomates

So this year we decided to grow and add three new cherry tomato varieties to our online seed collection. We have always been a fan of any cherry tomato variety since they usually taste good and pro …

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How to pollinate Squash Plants

Posted by Jennifer Dixon on 6th Jul 2017

How to pollinate Squash Plants

Squash plants contain both male and female flowers. Female flowers often grow lower than the male flowers and they are usually closer to the vine. Squash and other members of the curcubit family are i …

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