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Seed Buying 101 and Regional Seed Companies

March 14, 2012

New to choosing seeds or just getting starting with a vegetable garden? Check this link from the Home Garden Seed Association. It’s not too late to order seeds for the upcoming garden season.

Look at their Member List of mostly small regional seed houses. Find new sources for seeds that do well in your area. Local seed companies also help preserve genetic diversity.

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Check out their website, Easy from Seed for the 10 easiest plants to grow from seed.

Ode to the Artichoke by Pablo Neruda

From Seed to Skillet