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seeds  // Posts tagged as "seeds"

06 Feb Posted by in Seedy Saturday, Speakers | Comments

A Seed Saved is a Seed Earned

A Seed Saved is a Seed Earned

Well, why not? Now that we lack the penny, we’ll have to save something else, right? And if you grow your own food, saved seed can be worth a good deal more than a pile of pennies. There are lots of other good reasons to save seed, of course, including preserving genetic diversity, ensuring that […]

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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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In Need of Seed?

In Need of Seed?

A visit to Seedy Saturday, held at the Victoria Conference Centre on February 18th, can fix that little problem. You’ll find vegetable seeds, herb seeds, and flower seeds – everything you need to get that garden going. There’ll be lots to choose from. More than 15 local exhibitors will be selling seeds between 10 am […]

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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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