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The Wall, The Soil & The Beans

Today, I had the luxury of getting outside early. Though ten minutes into my day I was already sweating as I carted buckets of sand up the slope to where I am starting the very top swale. It is hard … Continue reading

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Summer Seed Saving

With the nice dry weather of January and a couple of further weeks in the back room to ensure the seed harvest is completely dry, I finally got to sorting out seeds and cleaning them for storage. The bulk of … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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