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14 Jan Posted by in Seedy Saturday | Comments

Seedy Saturday Turns Twenty

Seedy Saturday Turns Twenty

Twenty. Victoria’s Seedy Saturday will be twenty years old this year. Old enough to drive. And to drink. (Though we wouldn’t. At least not at the same time.) It began as a community seed exchange, a way to help preserve open-pollinated and heritage plants. The seed exchange is still at the heart of Seedy Saturday: […]

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More than Seedy

More than Seedy

The heart of Seedy Saturday is (surprise, surprise) made of seeds. But there’s room for plants too – after all, what’s a plant but a seed that managed to grow up? You may be thinking that mid-February is an unusual time of year to adopt a few new garden residents, even in balmy Victoria. But […]

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24 Jan Posted by in Events, Seedy Saturday | Comments

Why I Like Seedy Saturday

Why I Like Seedy Saturday

See that handsome bit of greenery up above? That’s a Himalayan Sweet Box (or Sarcococca hookeriana var. humilis, if you wish to remain on more formal terms) and at last year’s Seedy Saturday one of them lured me across a crowded Conference Centre with its knockout scent and made me buy it. It’s now beginning […]

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