From NCPR Blogs:
Here is a series of photos taken during the past week by Monkton, Vermont gardener Cassandra Corcoran–at the same time food is being harvested, seed for next year’s garden is being gathered, sifted, dried and stored. Keep those photos of...
These days, passing around seeds has become a thing of activism. In the wake of debates like the one between Monsanto and a 75 year-old Indiana farmer before the U.S. Supreme Court earlier this month, it's clear that seeds are a)...
A 75-year old Indiana farmer faces off against agri-giant Monsanto in the US Supreme Court today. It's a David vs. Goliath story, focused on a modern-day legality: patents. And the decision could have a huge impact – on the future...
News stories tagged with "seeds"
by Todd Moe, in Canton, NY
Jan 27, 2014 — For most backyard gardeners it's still too early for serious seed shopping. But it doesn't hurt to look and plan. Just like weeds, those garden catalogs seem to multiply in the mail this time of year. They're fun to look at in mid-winter, but horticulturist Amy Ivy shares some advice on how to use those catalogs as tools for garden planning and landscaping ideas. Go to full article
by Todd Moe, in Canton, NY
Jan 28, 2013 — Most gardeners probably started out growing onions from sets, which are small, immature onion bulbs. They're easy to grow that way. But horticulturist Amy Ivy says growing from seed lets gardeners pick varieties to suit their own needs or whims. Todd Moe spoke with Amy for some tips about growing onions from seeds, sets and seedlings. Go to full article
Feb 21, 2011 — Forget those freezing temperatures in the forecast for a few moments. Todd Moe and horticulturist Amy Ivy begin a series of conversations about starting seeds indoors. It's a sure sign of spring, right? Amy begins with tips for setting up up the proper lighting. Go to full article
Feb 08, 2010 — Forty-one days till the official beginning of Spring, and weeks longer than the till the first greens from the garden. But there are things to grow and eat, right now, indoors. Martha Foley talks with Amy Ivy about sprouts and microgreens. Go to full article
Jan 25, 2010 — It's late January and some gardeners are finding solace in shopping for seeds from catalogs or websites. Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about what to order, what plants need to be started indoors and getting a head start on the gardening season. Go to full article
Feb 23, 2009 — There's still plenty of snow on the ground, but that hasn't stopped horticulturist Amy Ivy from starting the first seeds indoors. She spoke with Martha Foley. Go to full article