In Praise of Tromboncino Squash

3 Mar
We’ve grown Trombocino for two years now, and as great as our other summer squashes are, this is now my favorite, especially after last year. My wife does the planting and says that it is mildly late (since it is...
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Saving Seeds – Tomatoes

7 Aug
Ferment them… materials needed: your favorite tomato(es) labeled container(s) – label each container separately to insure you remember what you’re saving water coffee filter(s) optional: strainer Start by maturing your tomatoes on the vine.  Take the mature tomato and scrape...
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Emmer

12 Jun
We are extremely sad to announce the passing of our dear, sweet feline office manager Emmer.  She is missed greatly -there is a big hole where she was – no longer greeting us when we come to work and overseeing...
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Biochar

12 Jun
Biochar – a promising soil carbon alternative As organic gardeners and farmers adding carbon to the soil has been difficult and problematical. To cite a modern article by Sébastien Fontaine1, Gérard Bardoux2, Luc Abbadie1, and André Mariotti2 in Ecology Letters, Volume 7, Issue...
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Garbanzo Beans aka Chickpeas

29 May
One of our most popular seeds this year is garbanzo beans… If you have a favorite garbanzo bean recipe please share  it/them with us. Fresh pods grilled on the bbq is a wonderful summer treat. http://www.bountifulgardens.org/products.asp?dept=20...
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