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Seed Saving

Sowing the Seeds of Spring

The light returns to the Yukon long before the heat and we’re still in the prime season of huge oscillations in temperature between day and night. Mornings dawn crisp – but early – and as of yet we feel no compulsion to head...

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What’s In This Library

Spring is approaching — it’s time for all those with a green thumb to enjoy the warm weather. The garden season in the Yukon poses challenges, but those who know seeds and soil manage to pull through and enjoy the bounty of the...

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Seed Catalogues Launch Dreams

“There are two seasonal diversions that can ease the bite of any winter. One is the Januarythaw. The other is the seed catalogs” – Hal Borland, American journalist (1900 – 1978).Seed catalogues evoke memories of summer...

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Seed saving

Seed saving is a time-honored way of keeping certain plant traits growing. It used to be a common practice among gardeners.This year we have decided to keep seed from some of our vegetables. The challenge is to prevent similar...

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Homemade Seed Tapes

Winter can be frustrating for gardeners. There are days when it feels like spring won’t get here soon enough. Combine this with the knowledge that when it does, there is only a small window of time available, and a...

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Save Those Seeds!

A few years ago I received a delightful gift consisting of an assortment of home-grown, home-dried tomato and pepper seeds. What a delightful gift, I thought, and with Christmas only around four months away, now is the time to...

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