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  • Calendula Seed Saving – Calendula are such beautiful flowers and are very easy for saving seeds! Read more →
  • Dry Bean Seed Saving – Saving seed from dry beans could not be easier! Read more →
  • Heirloom Tomatoes – During tomato season, we have fruits in every color of the rainbow. Learn about their uses, tastes, and histories! Read more →
  • Heirlooms VS Hybrids – Learn the difference between heirloom VS hybrid varieties and why they are important. Read more →
  • Planting Garlic – As the winters get shorter, we plant our garlic later. It used to be late September as the nights begin to cool and the light fades, but these days the best time to plant your garlic in the northern New England climate is more like mid October to early November. Encouraging strong root growth before the freeze helps to sustain healthy and vigorous spring growth. Seeing the first garlic shoots in the spring is one of our earliest spring green pleasures on the farm. Read more →
  • Saving Seeds – Seed saving is a fun way to bring your gardening talents to the next level! Empower yourself and follow these simple tips to save seeds from some common and simple-to-process vegetables. Read more →
  • Tomato Seed Saving – Saving seeds from your tomatoes is a great way to learn about the tradition of seed saving. Easy! Read more →
  • Winter Squash: Cooking Tips – Squash makes fall and winter meals so sweet and colorful. Here are some cooking tips to help you get the most out of these abundant fruits! Read more →
  • Winter Squash: Saving Seed – Winter squash has harder skin than summer squash does; their flesh is firmer too and so needs to cook longer.  The seeds are fully developed when the squash is ready to eat, whereas summer squash needs to be left on the vine well past the eating stage to complete the development of its seed. There are some technicalities to saving seeds from these squash. Read more →