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Vegetable Seeds for Easter Baskets

Vegetable Seeds for Easter Baskets

Let the Easter bunny plant the seeds of gardening by adding a few vegetable seed packets to the basket this year.

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Sponges Make Seed Sprouting Seem Like Magic

Sponges Make Seed Sprouting Seem Like Magic

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Seeds can sprout just about anywhere, even on colorful sponges. This easy indoor gardening project is a fun way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, Easter and other spring holidays.

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Hudson Valley Starts Center for Seed Stewardship

Hudson Valley Starts Center for Seed Stewardship

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After 12 years as Hudson Valley Seed Library, the company has a new name, new logo and a new nonprofit dedicated to protecting our seed resources.

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What Vegetable Gardeners Need to Know About GMO Seeds

What Vegetable Gardeners Need to Know About GMO Seeds

Here's what vegetable gardeners need to know about GMOs (genetically modified organisms) before going seed shopping this season.

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Save Tomato Seeds the Easy Way

Save Tomato Seeds the Easy Way

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I've found a way to save heirloom tomatoes that takes a few minutes, but yields great results. All you need is a paper towel and a pen.

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Gardeners Dig Country Living

Gardeners Dig Country Living

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Fans of the country lifestyle flock together every year to celebrate a simpler way of life. The fair in Rhinebeck, N.Y., in early June offered vegetable gardeners something old, something new, something edible that’s blue.

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Seeds and the Art of Hitchhiking

Seeds and the Art of Hitchhiking

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Reproduction may be science, but seeds have hitchhiking down to an art.

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Vegetable and Herb Seeds for Valentine’s Day

Vegetable and Herb Seeds for Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to show your favorite gardener some love. Candy is nice, but these seeds are sweeter.

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Nominate a School Garden for The Seed Keeper Project

Nominate a School Garden for The Seed Keeper Project

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The Seed Keeper Project is recognizing school gardens across the country, and your school garden could be a big winner. During the next five weeks, you can nominate any school garden in your state to win a prize package to help encourage kids to keep planting, growing, and eating their vegetables.

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Seedsheet’s Remarkable Growth

Seedsheet’s Remarkable Growth

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Seedsheet started last year with the seed of an idea and a Kickstarter fundraising campaign. Vegetable gardeners responded to make the Seedsheet a big success.

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Beginning Gardeners will Love the Seedsheet

Beginning Gardeners will Love the Seedsheet

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If you’d like to plant a vegetable garden, but don’t have a clue where to start, the Seedsheet is for you.

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Test Old Vegetable Seeds Before Buying New

Test Old Vegetable Seeds Before Buying New

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If you want to save money on your vegetable garden this year, it pays to test your leftover vegetables seeds before investing in packets of new seeds. Use this simple germination test to find out how many new seeds you really need to buy.

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Seed Library Membership Has its Benefits

Seed Library Membership Has its Benefits

I just renewed my membership with the Hudson Valley Seed Library because of this year’s Community Seed offering. As a long-time vegetable gardener and satisfied library patron, I couldn’t resist the opportunity to be part of the Breed Your Own Zucchini program.

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Straw Bale Gardening (Part II)

Straw Bale Gardening (Part II)

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After having success with my first straw bale, it was time to start seeds in them.

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 Make Your Own Seed Tape

Make Your Own Seed Tape

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Making your own seed tape can save you time, ensures your plants are spaced out correctly, and is a great "rainy day" project for kids.

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Grow the Seed that Keeps on Giving

Grow the Seed that Keeps on Giving

Have you ever participated in a “One Book, One City” reading program in your town? If so, then you’re familiar with the revamped seed-saving membership program at the Hudson Valley Seed Library. Now gardeners across the country will grow and save the same variety each year with the "One Seed, Many Gardens" program.

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Confusing Seed Terms Defined

Confusing Seed Terms Defined

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Gardeners getting ready for the spring season have many choices when it comes to the kind of seeds they purchase and plant. Here’s how to decide which is the best choice for you.

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How to Grow Wheatgrass for Easter

How to Grow Wheatgrass for Easter

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A packet of wheatgrass seeds is all you need to grow your own grass for an Easter centerpiece.

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Are Last Years Seeds Still Good?

Are Last Year's Seeds Still Good?

Your unused seeds may be viable for several years, depending on the type of seed and the storage conditions.

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Indoor Seed Starting Materials List, Part II

Indoor Seed Starting Materials List, Part II

Here are more items that will make your indoor seed-starting more successful.

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