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Some of our crops

marjoram

marjoram

Origanum majorana
hazelnut

hazelnut

Corylus
wood sorrel

wood sorrel

Oxalis
bhut jolokia pepper

bhut jolokia pepper

Capsicum chinense
raspberry

raspberry

Rubus idaeus
clover

clover

Trifolium repens
rocket

rocket

Eruca Sativa
quince

quince

Cydonia oblonga
apple

apple

Malus domestica
Swiss chard

Swiss chard

Beta vulgaris var. cicla
water spinach

water spinach

Ipomoea aquatica
tulsi

tulsi

Ocimum sanctum
lima bean

lima bean

Phaseolus lunatus
Amelanchier

Amelanchier

Amelanchier
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Seeds available to trade

Island Bay tomato

Island Bay tomato

seeds saved by shiny
Wellington, NZ

500 seeds
heirloom

Island Bay tomato

Island Bay tomato

seeds saved by shiny
Wellington, NZ

500 seeds
heirloom

Whataroa taewa potato

Whataroa taewa potato

seeds saved by shiny
Wellington, NZ

6 seeds
heirloom

kamokamo

kamokamo

seeds saved by shiny
Miramar, Wellington, New Zealand

50 seeds
heirloom

Whataroa taewa potato

Whataroa taewa potato

seeds saved by shiny
Wellington, NZ

9 seeds
heirloom

Robyn Adair potato

Robyn Adair potato

seeds saved by shiny
Miramar, Wellington, New Zealand

12 seeds
heirloom

Swiss chard

Swiss chard

seeds saved by pazinjanka
Almere, Netherlands

conventional/non-organic
non-certified GMO-free

broccoli

broccoli

seeds saved by pazinjanka
Almere, Netherlands

certified organic
non-certified GMO-free

bell pepper

bell pepper

seeds saved by pazinjanka
Almere, Netherlands

non-certified organic
non-certified GMO-free

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Recent posts

Wanted: Nanaimo peach budwood (Canada)

by corvi,

As far as I can tell, no nurseries in British Columbia (or the rest of Canada) currently sell the [peach](crop) variety actually developed and adapted for this area. Local nurseries all seem to import peach trees from big American distributors, who don't offer it. Smaller American nurseries who d...

peaches
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Recipe for kamokamo fritters

by shiny,

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7CiGyqLdu8](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7CiGyqLdu8) Recipe for [kamokamo](crop) fritters

kamokamos
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Japanese ginger.

by shiny,

This plant wants to take over the world. It's that pink ginger you get with sushi. It is pretty magical. It's not the root like regular ginger. Instead, you harvest the pink flower and the pickle it. That why the sushi ginger looks like a pink petal. It is a petal. I have constrained this [myo...

myoga ginger
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Tomato relish from local heirlooms

by shiny,

The [Island Bay tomato](crop) plants have been finally turning red. I only got 5 seeds last year, and these sprouted into three plants. - which are now giving huge fruit. I made some tomato sauce out of these. They're great raw but they are definitely good for sauce too. I used the "fast/slow...

Island Bay tomatoes
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the bumble bee appreciates this artichoke

by shiny,

I left two artichokes, to see how big they'd get. Well, they are enormous. This bumblebee really appreciated them and spent about half an hour feasting on the nectar. ![Bumblebee in artichoke flower](https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49520173607_7584c60f9f_b.jpg) [artichoke](crop)

artichokes
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Automating the seedlings

by shiny,

What's better than Brussel sprouts? Home-grown [Brussels Sprouts](crop) grown by robots. The automation (aka Robots) I'm using is an open source app called "Home Assistant". It runs nicely on a raspberry pi, but I'm running it on an old laptop, which is very convenient due to the backup pow...

brussels sprouts lettuces coriander
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