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Some of our crops

grape

grape

Vitis spp.
radish

radish

Raphanus sativus
quince

quince

Cydonia oblonga
plantain

plantain

Musa spp.
bitter orange

bitter orange

Citrus x aurantium
black-eyed pea

black-eyed pea

Vigna unguiculata subsp. unguiculata
tamarillo

tamarillo

Solanum betaceum
rocket

rocket

Eruca Sativa
bok choy

bok choy

Brassica rapa chinensis
sorrel

sorrel

Rumex acetosa
rosemary

rosemary

Rosmarinus officinalis
achiote

achiote

Bixa orellana
Bird's Eye Chili

Bird's Eye Chili

Capsicum annuum
chili pepper

chili pepper

Capsicum annuum
dog rose

dog rose

Rosa canina
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Seeds available to trade

coriander

coriander

seeds saved by Storm
Portland, Oregon

non-certified organic
non-certified GMO-free
heirloom

smallage

smallage

seeds saved by Storm
Portland, Oregon

certified organic
certified GMO-free
heirloom

pumpkin

pumpkin

seeds saved by Storm
Portland, Oregon

non-certified organic
non-certified GMO-free
heirloom

flax

flax

seeds saved by Serene
Chula Vista, CA, USA

bush bean

bush bean

seeds saved by Serene
Chula Vista, CA, USA

beet

beet

seeds saved by Serene
Chula Vista, CA, USA

cucumber

cucumber

seeds saved by Serene
Chula Vista, CA, USA

romaine lettuce

romaine lettuce

seeds saved by Serene
Chula Vista, CA, USA

tomato

tomato

seeds saved by Serene
Chula Vista, CA, USA

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Recent posts

Local Seeds

by localseedsau,

Hi all, Daniel here. I’m a backyard gardener based in Melbourne, Australia. I started growing veggies in 2016 and since then became passionate about permaculture and all things sustainability. I've been working on a marketplace for local seed savers in Australia called [Local Seeds](https://ww...

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Weird lifespan

by Lemony,

What's up with the statistics on this plant - Median Lifespan 23 days?? It's saying my plants should have finished weeks ago when they're not even ready for harvest yet

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harvesting the bigger kūmara

by shiny,

We've just harvested the [kūmara](crop). It needs a warm summer, and this was the first summer we've grown it in a raised garden bed instead of a bag. At first, I thought it was a failure. I poked around the roots and found nothing. We pull out the greenery, and there was only a half dozen sma...

kūmara
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Keeping the bugs away with coffee

by shiny,

Ants, slugs, and snails don't much like coffee. But worms do like it. If, like me, you have an abundance of coffee grounds from staying home, you can sprinkle the [coffee](crop) around the vege to deter these creatures. It also fertilizes the plants and disappears into the soil after a few weeks.

coffee
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pandemic baking - use for those eggshells

by shiny,

There's so much baking going on here, stuck at home under the nationwide pandemic lockdown -- and when we can get eggs we end up with many eggshells. These can be crushed and placed around the base of brassica like [cabbage](crop) and [broccoli](crop). Snails and slugs don't like slithering over ...

cabbages broccoli
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New user feedback

by Doveoscar,

Have been looking for a decent "vegetable garden diary" for a while and have recently discovered this site, Am using it in parallel with another whilst I decide whether either is usable or whether the only alternative is to spend time building my own. Critical issues for me which may lead me away...

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