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  • Calendula Seed Saving – Calendula are such beautiful flowers and are very easy for saving seeds! Read more →
  • Cilantro – Cilantro is best known for its role as an ingredient in fresh homemade salsas. The seeds of the cilantro plant, coriander, are also a popular spice and have quite a different flavor than the leaves. Read more →
  • Corn: All About It – Sweet Corn, commonly known as Maize in most parts of the world, is a cereal/grain plant that is a member of the grass family. Each cob of corn is made up of approximately 800 kernels, which are the “seeds” of the plant. Read more →
  • Cover Crops – Got an area in the garden that just is not going to get planted? Try a cover crop! Cover crops are crops that are grown simply to enhance soil quality, rather than to directly produce food for people. Cover crops provide food for the living soil. Read more →
  • Dry Bean Seed Saving – Saving seed from dry beans could not be easier! Read more →
  • Freezing Tomatoes – Freezing tomatoes is super easy. Once frozen, tomatoes do not hold their shape and are somewhat mushy which makes them perfect for use in soups, chili, sauces, or added in to a stir fry or anything else you’d like a little tomato flavor in! Your winter self will be so pleased that you’ve done this! Read more →
  • Geotextiles: Biodegradable Plastic Mulch – Why waste time pulling plastic mulch at the end of the growing year? Experiment with this newly developed biodegradable mulch to save time and energy. Read more →
  • Geotextiles: Red Plastic – Red plastic mulch’s touted strength is in its ability to reflect certain red shades of light back into the plant, accelerating fruit production and increasing yield. Read more →
  • Geotextiles: Row Cover or Reemay Cloth – In the Northeast, row cover is a farmer’s best friend. Read more to find out how you can benefit from using this geotextile in your home garden. Read more →
  • Geotextiles: Silver Plastic – Aluminum reflective mulch has similar uses to black plastic mulch, however it posses some unique properties. Read more →

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