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 of...
Jan 22, 2007 — Horticulturist Amy Ivy has tips on how to handle the urge to start seeds indoors. She says it's too soon to put them in pots, but not too soon to start planning. She spoke with Todd Moe. Go to full article
Feb 03, 2006 — You've heard about the ark Noah built to save the world's animals. Now comes news of another kind of ark - one designed to help save the world's plants. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Sandy Hausman has that story. Go to full article
Mar 28, 2005 — The snow is melting. There's rain in the forecast. Gardeners wishing to be outdoors may wonder what they should be doing outside. Horticulturist Amy Ivy says it's not too early to begin the spring garden cleanup. Go to full article
Apr 19, 2004 — The sun may be out and temperatures are rising, but that doesn't mean it's the right time to plant your new garden. Horticulturist Amy Ivy tells Martha Foley that the key to sprouting seeds is soil temperature. Go to full article
Aug 25, 2003 — Horticulturist Amy Ivy has tips on collecting seeds from favorite flowers for next year's garden. She recommends two books: Nancy Bubel's The New Seed Starters Handbook, and The New England Wild Flower Society Guide to Growing and Propagating Wildflowers of the United States and Canada. Go to full article