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What are you growing out this year? To till or not to till, hybrids or old fashioned heirloom goodness. Mulch? We don't need no stinking mulch

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1,127 23,298 Adams Undertaking
by oldhack
Jul 22, 2019 5:06:33 GMT -5
No New Posts Backyard, Container, and small holdings Gardening

Got a small garden? Container gardens? Do you grow bio-intensive to save space and expand your fresh food offerings? This is the place for you my friends.

92 2,075 peppers in pots
by prairiegardens
Jun 22, 2019 19:56:13 GMT -5
No New Posts Solanaceae (tomatoes, Pepers, Eggplants, ect) - 1 Viewing

Love those beautiful globes of homegrown goodness. We like 'em Strange here. From Red to black, white to green, and all the colors in between. Tell us what you love.

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856 12,199 True Potato Seed Trials
by imgrimmer
Jun 25, 2019 16:06:57 GMT -5
No New Posts Cucurbitaceae (cucumbers, squash, melons, ext.) - 3 Viewing

Got suggestions. Questions. Tell us about your favorite varieties, your experiences with them and more!

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527 7,728 found some seeds in a seedless watermelon :)
by jocelyn
Jul 16, 2019 8:42:49 GMT -5
No New Posts Poaceae Sweet Corn and Maize, Teosinte, Grains and the grass family

Talk about heirloom and open pollinated grasses and grains here!

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581 8,725 Mauveless Popcorn
by jerryrva
Jul 14, 2019 15:05:05 GMT -5
No New Posts Apiaceae and Brassicaceae

cabbage, carrotts, celary, parsnips and more!

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270 3,987 Perennial kale grex from Green world nursery
by wildling
Jun 25, 2019 1:04:45 GMT -5
No New Posts Fabaceae

Discusions regarding beans, peas, and others.

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360 6,651 Nuna beans
by diane
Jul 8, 2019 22:33:57 GMT -5
No New Posts Alliaceae

The onion, leek, and garlic family!

177 4,042 True Garlic Seed
by moloch
Jul 19, 2019 15:49:25 GMT -5
No New Posts Other vegetables and flowers including exotics

Discuss all others here

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565 7,180 US/Canada Source for Eastern Prickly Pear? Optunia sp.
by imgrimmer
Jun 23, 2019 9:17:04 GMT -5
No New Posts Soil Building, Composting, Vermiculture.

Come and discuss your means and methods for developing soil, potting mixes, and other forms of fertility.

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by keen101 (Biolumo / Andrew B.)
Dec 26, 2018 9:37:01 GMT -5
No New Posts The Orchard - 1 Viewing

Got an apple tree? A couple grapes? Five hundred peach trees? Tell us abou them.

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365 4,767 What Rubus are you growing?
by blueadzuki
Jun 18, 2019 7:53:43 GMT -5
No New Posts Growing for market

Do you grow for your local markets. If so this is a place for you to share your methods with other market gardeners and customers.

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by steev
Nov 29, 2017 6:46:19 GMT -5
No New Posts Alternative Agriculture Practices

Here you can discuss plasticulture, aquaculture, bee keeping, and mushroom cultivation.

190 2,703 backyard X-ray machine for seed mutation
by keen101 (Biolumo / Andrew B.)
Jul 22, 2019 23:41:42 GMT -5
No New Posts Homesteading - 1 Viewing

Talk about your homesteading projects here. Animals, hunting, building, recipies and anything else homested related.

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421 7,586 Mead Making Question
by blueadzuki
Mar 2, 2019 18:15:56 GMT -5
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by steev
Jul 22, 2019 21:28:48 GMT -5

The Sum Of All Homegrown Knowledge

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Here you can read member articles regarding ongoing experiments in agriculture.

69 679 Evolutionary Plant Breeding
by keen101 (Biolumo / Andrew B.)
Jun 12, 2018 17:51:13 GMT -5
No New Posts Seed Saving Tutorials

Here we will post our seed saving and cleaning and production methods.

42 491 geneticist Dr Melaku Worede work
by keen101 (Biolumo / Andrew B.)
Jul 29, 2018 19:51:58 GMT -5
No New Posts Breeding Projects

Here members may discuss their own attempts at plant improvement as well as community wide attempts at developing new varieties.

164 3,720 colourful extra early tomatoes?
by William
Jul 6, 2019 21:12:50 GMT -5
No New Posts Plant Variety Reviews and Stats

Best Selection Criteria for seed based on your environmental factors. Also includes seed development. Include the name of the variety and type in your post, seed source, as well as cullinary uses and cultural practices.

78 557 Golden Bantam 8 Row corn
by Dewdrop
May 19, 2019 19:33:53 GMT -5
No New Posts Glossary

Definition and explanation of often used terms.

17 47 Format Problems on HG
by zeedman
Nov 15, 2016 22:07:44 GMT -5

Seeds, plants, and more

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No New Posts Seeds for Trade and Sale

Got some extra seed from that exceedingly rare specimen? You want to share? Trade? Livestock, Soil Amendments, Hatching Eggs and more! Check it out.

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536 5,369 FOR SALE: RARE TROPICAL fruit seeds from Borneo 2019
by maryoto
Jul 4, 2019 4:50:39 GMT -5
No New Posts The Gardeners Information, seed and supply sourcebook!

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187 992 Able to import seed from Scotland to US?
by philagardener
Nov 13, 2018 6:20:15 GMT -5

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by alongshore
Feb 26, 2019 11:43:52 GMT -5
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250 1,908 Happy Birthday, steev !
by steev
Mar 26, 2019 23:27:59 GMT -5
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myron: Anyone still growing Rural New Yorker Potatoes? My family grew those for probably 50 years. Was looking to get a start of them, if they still exist. Feb 4, 2019 21:11:43 GMT -5
justash: any one got Windsor Black Pumpkin seeds Feb 13, 2019 0:33:26 GMT -5
coppice: Myron, how did that work out? Feb 24, 2019 15:20:39 GMT -5
hortusbrambonii: Hi! Haven't been here for a year or longer! Did I miss important stuff? Mar 14, 2019 13:11:44 GMT -5
galina: We missed you Hortus :) Mar 17, 2019 4:38:43 GMT -5
keen101 (Biolumo / Andrew B.): Hi hortus, some have migrated to the new OSSI forum. There has been other talk that you may have missed. Mar 24, 2019 22:56:01 GMT -5
ancy: Hi Friends, if anyone got Tomaccio Seeds, pls give a shout? Apr 20, 2019 6:10:20 GMT -5
coppice: Keen101, What Open Seed Source Initiative forum? May 7, 2019 13:17:39 GMT -5