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Using Older Seeds

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This is the time of the year when thoughts turn to seed saving – at least, that’s the case around here. Veggies are getting ripe, lettuce is bolting under the pressure of the heat and the beans are plumping up … Continue reading

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Saving Leggy Tomato Seedlings

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I’ve spoken (probably ad nauseam as far as some are concerned) about my preference for growing my own seedlings. But sometimes, you get a present that while not ideal is still salvageable. In this case, it was several overgrown (as … Continue reading

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Agroterrorism Prevention

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I was recently reviewing a document created in 2006 on the subject of agroterrorism. Prepared by the Congressional Research Service, it details the potential for terrorists to introduce diseases into plants or animals “with the goal of generating fear, causing … Continue reading

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