Bargain Hunting

edible garden

Free PlantsIt’s been a beautiful, sunny Spring day today so I decided to get out of the house, away from writing, away from my computer, and go to a local craft fair.

Being ever so slightly obsessed with quilting as of late, I pre-warned my husband that I might put a bit of a dent in the bank account with the purchase of more crafting supplies.

But he actually got off lightly because I got some excellent bargains.

And none of them were of the crafty kind. They were even better than that.

Meet my new babies.

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Saving Pumpkin Seeds

saving pumpkin seed

One of the greatest thrills we get in our edible garden, apart from the obvious produce, is using seeds from last seasons crop (or the seasons before) to grow more produce. Seed saving is a great way to keep growing the fruit …

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Saving Tomato Seeds

saving tomato seed

One of the greatest thrills we get in our edible garden, apart from the obvious produce, is using seeds from last seasons crop (or the seasons before) to grow more produce. Seed saving is a great way to keep growing …

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Growing Garlic From Last Seasons Bulbs

Growing Garlic

As you are eating your Summer harvest of Garlic, don’t forget to put aside a few cloves from each bulb, for planting in Winter.

Garlic bulbs are grown from individual cloves like the ones in the picture above. With the right growing conditions, each clove planted goes on to produce a single Garlic plant with a bulb containing as many as 20 cloves.

Which makes growing Garlic wonderfully self-sustaining.

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