urbantomato will be hosting a PLANT SALE on SATURDAY MAY 30th at the corner of Hunter & Water. If you can’t make it to the plant sale, let me know what plants you would like & I can set them aside for you & make arrangements to get them to you & your gardens! I […]
Listen to the breeder of the Isis Candy Cherry Tomato talk about it’s history on the Seed of the Week radio broadcast from the Anishinaabe Seed Project Pick up some isis candy cherry tomato seeds of your own here!
Simple Starter Tips Start With the Seeds: To grow good seed, you must plant good seed, look for heirloom varieties. Basic Biology: Insects and wind can cross-pollinate your plants. Isolate or keep distance between plants you want to collect seeds from. Watch Your Plants: Observation is important. Seeds ripen in mature plants, timing will vary depending on plant […]
Basic Terms Heirloom: Open-pollinated seeds are selected & saved for generations. They are rare varieties with historical, cultural or social significance. If saved correctly, they will reliably produce an adapted, but true seed annually. Self-Pollinating: When a plant contains both male & female parts, it can produce fruit without insects or other plants. Cross-Pollination: Pollen […]