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  • Beginner’s Guide To Seed Saving

    Everything you need to know to get a repeat performance of your favorite edibles next year without ever buying new seeds again. If left to them their own devices, fleshy […]

  • Long Island Seed Company

    Salt of the Earth Seed Company is unique because the seeds we sell you come from our own farm, Invincible Summer Farms. The seed is in turn used by our […]

  • Long Island Regional Seed Consortium 3rd Annual Seed Swap

    We are excited to annouce that we will holding our 3rd Annual Seed Swap Saturday, February 11, 2017 from 12-4pm.  Once again, we will be offering, classes, demonstrations, talks as […]

  • Help Bumblebees with Your Garden

    Bumblebees in North America are facing pressures of disease, habitat loss, climate change and the overuse of pesticides. Here’s how gardeners can help: https://shar.es/1xFQ3r

  • How To Have a Weed-Free Garden With No Work!

    How To Have a Weed-Free Garden With No Work! Thank you to: http://migardener.com/how-to-have-a-weed-free-garden-with-no-work/ Have you ever thought of a weed free garden and thought to yourself,  “impossible!“. Well think those […]

  • Can You Plant Garlic Cloves If Papery Cover is off?

    Here’s a good question: “What do you do about the cloves where the paper skin comes off as you are separating them? This can easily happen when pulling apart a […]

  • Gateway Beds Down for the Winter

    Great autumn weather made last Saturday’s garden clean-up a pleasant afternoon for all. Teams of gardeners removed dead flower stalks from the Lowndes Ave. front garden. Others, like me, pulled […]

  • Garlic: So Easy, So Rewarding

    IT WAS HARD for me to believe how easy it is to grow garlic! And ever since I saw and tasted how much better it is than store-bought–oily and aromatic, […]

  • Use Straw To Cover Gardens for Winter

    The chill in the air says it’s almost time to put our gardens to bed. One of the best ways to do that is to use straw. I recommend straw […]

  • STRAW: The Best Winter Blanket for your Garden

    From Barbara Wildfeir, Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardener The chilly nights are telling us it’s almost time to put our gardens to bed. And, if we’re smart and use straw, […]

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