Heirloom & Organic Seeds: A Growing Movement

heirloom fruit seedsAfter decades of limited availability and dismissal as a counter-culture industry, heirloom and organic seeds are the center of interest as never before.

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Seeds and Things Giveaway – Ole Time Heirloom Seed Bank

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Hamburg, Louisiana 71339

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Drawing will be held November 15, 2013

Ole Time Heirloom Seed Bank Giveaway

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How hardy are heirloom seeds?

heirloom fruit seedsMy nighttime garden adventures reveal a shocking secret about heirloom seeds. I am dumbfounded at the hardiness of organic heirloom seeds from Seed to Plate. A potentially devastating canine rampage in the middle of my raised bed is no match for these indomitable spheres. Featuring my pup Maya.

Usually, planting three or four seeds in place of every one is done to make sure at least one of them will turn into a vegetable plant. The strongest babies in that area are identified and the rest are usually removed. It seems that every single one of the heirloom seeds have begun to show up through the compost. Even the seeds where my god had dug at all the mud around them have grown, and not just in the raised bed.

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How to Store Heirloom Seeds – Survival Seed Vault – Heirloom Tomato Seeds Training Video I

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In case you’re thinking about buying some high quality heirloom seeds for your organic garden, you really should take a moment in order to understand a little more about them

Heirloom Seeds Definition
Plant seeds which have been carefully chosen and transferred from a age group to another one are called heirloom seeds considering they are as important, or even more so, than other things which are considered to be heirlooms.

So why Choose Heirloom Seeds?
The main reason people today prefer these seeds is because:
• They often are the best of the best
• They are simple to grow
• They can reproduce unlike hybrid plant seeds
• They produce much better tasting veggies

Emergency survival Seed-stock
These kinds of plant seeds are normally chosen as survival seeds simply because they will generate food, which in turn, produces even more seed for upcoming bounty. Non-hybrid plant seeds are very different than the ordinary plant seeds you find in your neighborhood ranch supply because they are open pollenated as well as , non-gmo (not genetically adjusted).

Heirloom Seed products Storage devices
Much like anything else, heirloom seeds and heirloom tomato seeds must be appropriately stored if you want to sustain them for long term use. According to Master Gardner Lynn Hall, “the best container for extended term safe-keeping of heirloom emergency survival plant seeds is a glass jar that features a good seal in the cover.” He goes on to point out that any empty, cleansed pickle jar as well as spaghetti jar is suitable because the lids are designed to reseal.

Make sure you put your heirloom seeds straight into a zip lock pouch, put desiccant into the jar after which you can slide the entire zip lock plastic bag into the jar and then securely tighten up the top. The jar may then be put right into a refrigerator for a great storage environment.

If you are planning to freeze the seed, you must be aware of the moisture content of your seed-stock before you decide to freeze them. Allow your desiccant to absorb dampness in advance of freezing to prevent destroying your heirloom seeds.

Equipped with this knowledge, just about all that’s left to do is purchase the heirloom seed varieties you’d want to grow and store them adequately till you’re set to use them. By using these ideas and seed-saving measures, you’ll have top-quality heirloom seeds for your future usage!
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Organic Heirloom Seeds

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Organic Heirloom Seeds

Heirloom seeds are organic in nature and are perfect for growing an all natural, healthy vegetable garden. Using heirloom vegetable seeds is a great way to have a garden now but also to have many heirloom vegetable gardens in the future from the seeds produced by your hand grown produce.

Gardeners love to work with the soil and tend their gardens with the care of a mother hen looking after her chicks. Putting all this effort into gardening produces the best results when you use only non gmo, non hybrid, open pollinated heirloom seeds this is especially true with your heirloom tomato seeds.

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FREE $2500+ Heirloom Vegetable Seed Giveaway

heirloom vegetable seedsJohn from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ shares with you how you can claim a seed packet out of $2500+ in Heirloom and Open Pollinated Fruit and Vegetable Seeds that were donated by Baker Creek Seed Company http://www.rareseeds.com/. In this episode, John first shares about his #1 gardening event of the year- the 3rd annual Heirloom Expo http://www.theheirloomexpo.com/ taking place in Santa Rosa, California September 10,11 and 12th. as well as some other events he will be speaking at this summer. Finally, you will learn about all the varieties of seeds that YOU get to choose from if you are chosen for this FREE giveaway. So have a pen and some paper ready to write down your top 3 picks.

Learn more about the 3rd Annual Heirloom Expo (Sept 10-12) in Santa Rosa, CA at:
http://www.theheirloomexpo.com/

To Learn more about John speaking in New Jersey (Aug 13):
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To Learn more about the Woodstock Fruit Festival (Aug 18-25)
http://www.thewoodstockfruitfestival.com/

To Claim Your FREE PACKET of Baker Creek Heirloom seeds, join the email list at:
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Learn more about Baker Creek Seeds at
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Heirloom vs Organic Hybrid Produce

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1450+ Varieties of Heirloom Seeds Available at the Seed Bank

heirloom vegetable seedsJohn from http://www.growingyourgreens.com/ goes on a field trip to the Seed Bank in Petaluma, California that offers over 1450 varieties of open pollinated, heirloom seeds that enable people to grow unique and different varieties of fruits, vegetables, herbs and flowers to keep the genetic diversity alive. In this episode John visits the Petaluma branch of the Baker Creek Seed Company on their 4th Year Anniversary and gives you a tour of the place as well as goes over some of his favorite non-GMO seeds that are available at the seed bank.

To Learn more about Baker Creek visit:
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To get your 3 day ticket to the Heirloom Expo and Heirloom Gardener Magazine:
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Plant A Perennial Food Forest In Your Backyard – Sowing Swamp Rose Seeds

heirloom fruit seedsDo you need to own huge tracts of land to grow a perennial food forest?

I’m harvesting wild native food plants and medicinal plant species and redistributing them closer to home the way the natives did it many moons ago. I have a huge food forest that runs miles and miles, all I need to do is reap the harvest when it comes in.

I don’t need to buy certified organic heirloom seeds, I just pick fruits, nuts, and berries from the wild and plant them in new areas. I don’t need specially prepared soil mixtures containing perlite and green sand, I just rough up the earth with a stick. I don’t need property or taxes. I don’t need fertilizer, pest repellent, and toxic bug spray, the birds and other forest life take care of that. All that is required is an understanding of the needs and requirements of these plants so they will have a better chance of propagating themselves.

Swamp rose, Rosa palustra, is a native plant to Michigan that prefers wet habitats with good sun exposure. Rose hips are full of vitamin C and other healthy ingredients, they make a great tasting tea or infusion, and benefit wildlife by providing food from autumn through late winter, when the animals need it most.

The wildlife will benefit, and they will also help spread the native seeds into new areas, as will the wind and streams. Rose hips are food for many creatures of the eastern woodlands.

If the plants don’t grow I’m out nothing. If the area becomes a parking lot or golf course I’m out nothing. My only effort was a fun, relaxing walk in the woods and taking in fresh air and sunshine.

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135 Varieties Of Seeds For Under $70 – Non GMO Heirloom Seeds

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I will be attempting to plant every single one of these varieties this year in the garden. I am looking for a place to grow them all.

With this many seed types, it will be a very interesting experience to see how they all turn out. Some of these I have never had before.

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