Red Mustard Seed Harvest

The stunning image of the Red Mustard leaves in our front garden had waned to one resembling more of an unkept garden. But now the seeding plants have been harvested and hung to dry and the garden is a little more 'normal'. These plants gave us many leaves for salads and for cooked meals. They … Continue reading Red Mustard Seed Harvest

Seed Saving Basics

The Basic Rules of Seed Saving 1)┬áPlants of the same species are close genetic relatives and can cross breed or interbreed. It is best to grow either different species of a variety or have them flowering at different times. ie plant them at different times or plant early producing varieties/late producing varieties. Isolation is another … Continue reading Seed Saving Basics